03/11/17 03/11/17
Yorkshire Noir: Red Riding 1974 + Q&A with Andrew Eaton & Tony Grisoni

When Yorkshire author David Peace wrote the extraordinary books in the Red Riding series, they seemed un-filmable. We are delighted to welcome…

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04/11/17 04/11/17
Yorkshire Short Film Competition

Join us on a journey around the UK’s greatest county, through a collection of short films which exemplify the magnificent work of Yorkshire…

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15/11/17 16/11/17
You Were Never Really Here - Fanomenon: Closing Film

A pulse-quickening thriller that hones in on a frayed, fascinating character and stays right with him.

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31/03/18 31/03/18
Young Animator of the Year Awards 2018

The YAY! Award is a brand new competition for young animators up to the age of 14 from the UK and continues the festival’s tradition of supporting…

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03/11/17 03/11/17

One of the most influential political thrillers of all time, Costa Gavras’ Z is a thinly fictionalised account of the events surrounding the…

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08/11/17 08/11/17
Zabriskie Point

Michelangelo Antonioni’s underappreciated tale of campus radicals, free love, stoned hippies and social unrest deserves to be seen on the big screen…

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The Second INDIs Film Festival

Returning for its second edition, The INDIs (Independent Directions) Film Festival features specialist screenings of films, including independent British and International cinema, industry sessions, panel discussions and other installations entirely curated for an audience of 15-30 year olds. With a particular focus on networking with other passionate young people who are interested in film as a career and art-form. The seventh INDIs Awards champions and celebrates the talent of the UK’s young independent filmmakers up to the age of 25, and is a core of the wider festival.

The INDIs 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.

The full programme will be available soon.


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