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03/11/17 07/11/17
5 October

Eschewing the documentary convention of talking heads, 5 October is a remarkable and graceful depiction of the director’s 52-year-old brother coming…

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03/11/17 07/11/17
69 Minutes of 86 Days

A startling and unique account of migration from the perspective of 3-year-old Lean, as we follow her journey from a refugee camp in Greece to Uppsala…

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04/11/17 04/11/17
Amélie (35mm) - Breakfast Screening

This year's LIFF breakfast-time film treat, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s delightful romantic comedy exudes a genuine warmth and cheeky humour throughout,…

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11/11/17 15/11/17

Whilst driving to Lausanne for a long Alpine getaway, bourgeois Viennese couple Nick and Anna have an accident after they hit a sheep. Following (or…

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05/11/17 05/11/17
Animation Sunday

We love animation at LIFF - as well as our Oscar-qualifying World Animation Competition for shorts, we present a marathon annual celebration of…

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The programme for Leeds International Film Festival 2017 will be back here very soon. The dates for LIFF 2018 are 1st to 15th November - more details on leedsfilmcity.com from June. If you are a filmmaker and interested in submitting a film to LIFF, you can find out more information here.

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