03/11/17 03/11/17
Life and How to Live It: International Competition 6

If you have not yet solved the difficulty of living here is a guide through the art of short film. This will prove especially useful when navigating…

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10/11/17 11/11/17
A Life in Waves: Suzanne Ciani

Whether you know it or not, you’ll most likely be familiar with the work of Suzanne Ciani. Her accolades range from ‘pioneering electronic musician’…

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13/11/17 15/11/17
The Line

Slovakia’s entry to the Academy Awards is an entertaining crime thriller hailed as the ‘spiritual cousin to The Sopranos.

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16/11/17 16/11/17
The Lives of Others (35mm)

Set in East Berlin in 1984, Gerd Weisler is an officer with the Stasi and trains students on the art of interrogation and spying.

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06/11/17 13/11/17
The Lodger with organ accompaniment by Darius Battiwalla

Hitchcock’s classic silent film The Lodger is widely acknowledged as the moment when the undisputed master of suspense firmly established the key…

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05/11/17 05/11/17
Lord & Lidl to Radiohead: In Conversation with Oscar Hudson

We’re pleased to welcome LIFF alumni Oscar Hudson who was awarded Best Director at the UK Music Video Awards 2017. After his breakthrough short film…

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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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