We’re going on the road

A year of exciting film screenings and live events, held across Leeds.

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What’s On

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An American Werewolf in London (15)

at The Brunswick
Wed 29th April, 8.00pm

When American tourist David is mauled by a mysterious wolf, he falls for the nurse who treats him. However, uncanny dreams suggest something sinister is brooding. Beware Tottenham Court Road underground on the full moon!

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Animate the Past

at The Tetley
Free drop in workshop
Sat 2nd May, 11.00am

In this workshop we’ll be using black and white archival footage of the Tetley and the City, adding different colours and textures to the footage to form one amazing animation to be shown later that day.

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The Artist (PG)

at Heart
Fri 9th October, 11.00am

The Artist is a romantic comedy-drama set in Hollywood at the time when ‘the talkies’ were becoming increasingly popular.

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Beyond Clueless (15)

at Scott Hall Mills
Part of Teen Trio + panel discussion
Sun 14th June, 7.30pm

Narrated by cult teen star Fairuza Balk, Beyond Clueless is a dizzying journey into the mind, body and soul of the teen movie, as seen through the eyes of over 200 modern coming-of-age classics.

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Clueless (12)

at Scott Hall Mills
Part of Teen Trio
Sun 14th June, 3.00pm

Shallow, rich and socially successful, Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale in this nineties teen classic!

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Come Worry With Us (TBC)

at Brudenell Social Club
Thu 16th April, 8.00pm

An intimate documentary following parents Jessica and Efrim, who decide they want to bring their young child on tour with their Montreal-based band Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra.

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Dora & the Lost City of Gold (PG)

at The Tetley
Sat 2nd May, 2.00pm

Vine-swinging adventurer Dora the Explorer has to leave the Peruvian jungle behind and adapt to a different kind of jungle - high school.

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Eighth Grade (15)

at Scott Hall Mills
Part of Teen Trio
Sun 14th June, 5.30pm

How does it feel to be a teenager in a modern digital era? Bo Burnham’s outstanding Eighth Grade has the answers, as we following the story of Kayla, who is determined to come out of her shell as the end of middle-school approaches.

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Ema (TBC)

at Leeds University Union
Sun 19th – Mon 20th April

Visionary director Pablo Larraín (Gloria, A Fantastic Woman) returns with the dazzling Ema, an intoxicating tale of sex, art and chaos in modern-day Chile.  

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Ernest and Celestine (U)

at Leeds Art Gallery
Plus free craft activity from 1.00pm
Showtimes TBC

In normal bear life, it is frowned upon to make friends with a mouse. But Ernest, a big bear, a clown and musician who lives on the fringes of bear society, nonetheless welcomes Celestine, a little orphaned mouse, into his home after she has fled the mouse world down below. 

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The Harvey Girls (U)

at Heart
Fri 17th April, 11.00am

Judy Garland and Angela Lansbury star in a high-spirited Technicolor musical western, set in an 1880s frontier town. A big hit at box offices, the film won an Oscar for the song “On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe”.

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High Society (U)

at Heart
Fri 12th June, 11.00am

Grace Kelly plays Tracy Lord, a wealthy Rhode Island socialite who has three very different suitors to choose a husband from. High Society features hit songs ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ and ‘Well, Did You Evah’.

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Kirikou and the Sorceress (U)

at Leeds Art Gallery
Plus free craft activity from 1.00pm
Showtimes TBC

Evil sorceress Karaba has cast a wicked curse upon a small African Village, where young Kirikou is born. The curse has dried up the springs, and villages are being blackmailed and mysteriously going missing.

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Lost in Translation (15)

at The Brunswick
Whisky Special
Wed 15th April, 8.00pm

Aging star Bob films a whisky endorsement in Tokyo, while Charlotte wanders the same hotel. Lonely and isolated the two Americans find solace in each other’s company in Sofia Coppola's celebrated modern-classic.

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Omega Rising Women of Rastafari + The People's Account (U)

at 42 New Briggate
Tue 21st April, 7.00pm

A ground-breaking documentary, Omega Rising Women of Rastafari was the first film to explore and challenge myths and stereotypes about the Rastafarian movement; and give voice to women of Rastafari, who speak for themselves about their relationship to the movement and its development.

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The Princess Bride (PG)

at Heart
Plus craft session on Saturday 25th April
Sat 25th – Sun 26th April

When the beautiful maiden Buttercup hears that her true love Westley is dead, she reluctantly agrees to marry the loathsome Prince Humperdinck. After Westley returns to rescue Buttercup, the two begin an epic adventure filled with fighting, miracles and love!

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project (18 advisory)

at Hyde Park Picture House
Plus Skype Q&A with director Matt Wolf
Showtimes TBC

For over 30 years, Marion Stokes obsessively and privately recorded American television news twenty-four hours a day. A mystery in the form of a time capsule, Recorder delves into the strange life of a woman for whom home taping was a form of activism to protect the truth.

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The Red Turtle

at Leeds Art Gallery
Plus free craft activity from 1.00pm
Showtimes TBC

A nameless man set adrift by a storm wakes up on a deserted island, which he discovers is rich in resources. He builds a raft from bamboo and attempts to sail away. However, an unseen sea creature destroys the raft, forcing him back to the island.

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Second Sight: New Commissions (TBC)

at 42 New Briggate
Plus Dreaming Rivers
Tue 7th April, 7.00pm

In association with LUX and the ICO, this programme of artists’ moving image explores the the legacy, methods, aesthetic strategies and histories of the UK’s Black Film Workshop Movement that developed throughout the 1980s.

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The Secret of the Kells (PG)

at Leeds Art Gallery
Plus free craft activity from 1.00pm
Showtimes TBC

A young boy in a remote medieval land is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

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To Hell with Culture (TBC)

at Leeds University Union
Mon 15th June, 6.30pm

Herbert Read, (1893-1968), was and influential art critic, poet and self-confessed anarchist. Here artists, poets, historians and the author’s children discuss the enduring legacy of his notorious 1943 essay.

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Viva Las Vegas (U)

at Heart
Fri 14th August, 11.00am

Lucky (Elvis) is a racing driver who is down on his luck. He enters a talent contest in the hope of winning enough money for a new engine. But he also finds himself competing for the affections of Rusty, played by singer Ann-Margret.