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November 2021

The 35th Leeds International Film Festival takes place in November 2021.

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February 2021

The 4th INDIs Festival, dedicated to emerging filmmakers and film lovers, returns for 2021 for the first time entirely online from 26 March to 30 April to inspire and help shape the future of the film industry. Spanning three weekends of digital screenings of the best in new independent cinema, free masterclasses including script and story sessions from the makers of Four Lions and Waterloo Road, hands-on workshops with Nikon and trailblazing events, you can schedule your own Festival across the entire month. With a huge range of guests from productions including Harry Potter, Batman Begins, Sex Education and Peep Show, the Festival has been programmed and designed by young creators, with the intent of championing young and independent filmmaking that breaks down the door, never-mind getting a foot in it.

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Leeds Young Film Festival

Leeds Young Film Festival (LYFF) is the UK’s largest family film event. Following two years of online editions, Leeds Young Film Festival will return as a physical festival at Easter 2022. The UK's largest family film event will present premieres of the very best in family film from around the world alongside exciting events, activities and special guests.

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INDIs Movie Nights

INDIs Movie Nights are a year-round programme of film screenings and events curated by the INDIs Programmers, taking place at various venues across Leeds. Offering a selection of edgy, fun, cult, classic and under-appreciated films, usually with themes, special guests, Q&As or additional activities and affordably priced, INDI Movie Nights are a great night out with friends. Previous events have included a showcase of the cult online web series Salad Fingers with creator David Firth, a screening of the cult indie musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch with a live performance from local, award-winning drag queen The Witch Blair and a fully immersive, interactive screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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November 2021

34th Leeds International Film Festival / 6-30 November 2021 on Leeds Film Player

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November 2019

34th Leeds International Film Festival / 6-21 November 2019

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November 2018

32nd Leeds International Film Festival / 1-15 November 2018

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November 2017

31st Leeds International Film Festival / 1-16 November 2017

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Leeds Young Film Festival

Leeds Young Film Festival (LYFF) is the UK’s largest family film event. Following last years interrupted 21st edition, the UK's largest family film event returns online this spring for a whole month. Experience the magic of the 22nd Leeds Young Film Festival right from your living room, with premieres of the very best in family film from around the world available for the first time in the comfort of your own home for you to watch when you want. All films will be available on the Leeds Film Player and you can browse the whole programme on the website here.

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Leeds Young Film Festival 2018

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February 2021

The 4th INDIs Festival, dedicated to emerging filmmakers and film lovers, returns for 2021 for the first time entirely online from 26 March to 30 April to inspire and help shape the future of the film industry. Spanning three weekends of digital screenings of the best in new independent cinema, free masterclasses including script and story sessions from the makers of Four Lions and Waterloo Road, hands-on workshops with Nikon and trailblazing events, you can schedule your own Festival across the entire month. With a huge range of guests from productions including Harry Potter, Batman Begins, Sex Education and Peep Show, the Festival has been programmed and designed by young creators, with the intent of championing young and independent filmmaking that breaks down the door, never-mind getting a foot in it.

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July 2018

The 2nd INDIs Festival took place 20-22 July 2018

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