The Oscar and BAFTA qualifying Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) is the largest film event for audiences in England outside of London. The 34th edition of LIFF in November 2020 will present over 300 screenings and events at venues including Leeds Town Hall, Vue, Everyman and City Varieties. For the latest news about LIFF, our monthly LIFF Presents programme, and many more Leeds film activities, subscribe to our monthly newsletter on the Homepage.

LIFF 2020 Submissions

A qualifying film festival for both the Oscars® and BAFTAs, LIFF presents an extensive and diverse programme of discovery that celebrates the achievements of new and established talent from around the world.

The deadline for submitting films to LIFF34 has now passed. Submissions for LIFF35 will be announced in December.

LIFF 2019 Programme

View last year's full film programme either onscreen or as a downloadable PDF.

LIFF 2019 Audience Awards

See the winning films from LIFF 2019 as selected by you, the audience.

LIFF 2019 Short Film Awards

A qualifying event for the BAFTAs and the Oscars, the Leeds Short Film Awards 2019 celebrated the short film form in all its glory, with discoveries from around the world, across the UK and right here in Yorkshire. See the winning films as selected by our professional jury.