02/11/17 12/11/17
Leeds Short Film Audience Award

Our Short Film Audience Award has quickly become a favourite over the past few years. The idea is really simple: we show you an eclectic mix of films…

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16/11/17 16/11/17
Leeds Short Film Awards - The Winners

A great chance to see the award-winners from this year’s competitions all together in one bumper programme of short film wonders. The size and…

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03/11/17 05/11/17
Leeds United! BBC Play for Today

A remarkable dramatisation of the 1970 dispute in which over 25,000 clothing workers, the majority of them women, went on strike for a gender-equal…

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Leeds Young Filmmaker Golden Owl Awards

Leeds Young Film Festival, ArtForms and We Are Vista are delighted to present the 2018 Golden Owl Awards, celebrating the work of Leeds schools,…

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05/11/17 05/11/17
Left Behind: British Competition 2

The second of our BAFTA Qualifying British Competitions explores dispossessed stories and claustrophobic visuals, which allow insight into the lives…

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10/11/17 12/11/17
Let There Be Light

This visually arresting documentary brings the potentialities of science fiction into the realm of the real.

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The Second INDIs Film Festival

Returning for its second edition, The INDIs (Independent Directions) Film Festival features specialist screenings of films, including independent British and International cinema, industry sessions, panel discussions and other installations entirely curated for an audience of 15-30 year olds. With a particular focus on networking with other passionate young people who are interested in film as a career and art-form. The seventh INDIs Awards champions and celebrates the talent of the UK’s young independent filmmakers up to the age of 25, and is a core of the wider festival.

The INDIs Film Festival is presented by Leeds City Council with the support of the BFI Film Festival Fund, awarding funds from The National Lottery, and by public funding from Arts Council England.

The full programme will be available soon.


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