The first screening of Dark River on 6th November will include a Q&A with director Clio Barnard.

Acclaimed Yorkshire born director Clio Barnard (The Selfish Giant, The Arbour) returns to her home county with this emotionally charged third feature. Dark River follows estranged siblings Alice (Ruth Wilson) and Joe (Mark Stanley) in their bitter dispute over the tenancy of their family farm, a once beautiful small holding on the Yorkshire moors. Following their father’s death Alice returns home for the first time in 15 years to claim the family farm, unearthing traumatic memories that have lain dormant for years. This film is supported by Screen Yorkshire’s content fund.

Ticket offers: the LIFF 2017 Pass is incredible value or see 6 films for the price of 5 (available by phone or in person only).

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