31/03/18
Children's Cinema Day

Join us on Saturday 31 March as we create the world’s largest virtual cinema, where your living room or bedroom becomes part of Leeds Young Film…

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01/04/18 01/04/18
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Flying back onto the big screen at the grand old age of 50, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang remains one of the most beloved family films of all time.

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31/03/18 06/04/18
Coco

Disney-Pixar turn their attention to the Mexican custom of Day of the Dead for their latest visually stunning BAFTA-winning adventure.

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30/03/18 02/04/18
Coco VR

Coco VR is Pixar’s stunning debut into virtual reality: an adventure into the beautiful Disney-Pixar film, Coco.

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26/03/18 26/03/18
Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model

A ‘pop-u-mentary’ following award-winning performance artist Bryony Kimmings and her niece Taylor as they try to combat the hyper-sexualised and…

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31/03/18 31/03/18
Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed! Design Workshop

Meet Dennis And Gnasher Unleashed! director Boris Hiestand from Beano Studios and discover how the show was made, from ideas, to script, to animation…

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Welcome to Leeds Young Film Festival 2018

Leeds Young Film Festival is the UK’s largest film event of its kind, where the whole family can watch, learn and play. Join us and over 12,000 other children and their families this Easter, 26 March - 5 April to explore the world of film, animation and virtual reality through screenings, exhibitions and workshops across the City with our programme zones. Make your screen time shared time with family favourites and brand new films at Reel Kids; learn and play with Aardman, Minecraft, Cartoon Network and more at Animation Central, and visit the UK’s first family-focused virtual reality event to get your hands on some of the lastest VR experiences and even create your own at the FREE VR Zone.

Leeds Young 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.

Explore the full programme here or browse through an electronic version of the full 48 page LYFF 2018 Guide below.

 

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