What’s On

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Back to the Future (PG)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Thu 23rd September, 7.00pm

From filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes Back to the Future - the original, groundbreaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever!

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The Big Lebowski (15)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Thu 30th September, 7.00pm

A case of mistaken identity provides the basis for this offbeat thriller featuring Jeff Bridges as Jeff Lebowski.

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Booksmart (15)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Sat 25th September, 7.00pm

Hedonism at the end of high school is the subject of actress Olivia Wilde’s joyous directorial debut, a fresh and modern coming-of-age comedy.

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Candyman (15)

Leeds University Union
Sun 26th – Mon 27th September

Director Nia DaCosta, working with co-writer and producer Jordan Peele, has created a slick, macabre and very sophisticated sequel-reboot for the Candyman myth.

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Clueless (12)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Wed 29th September, 7.00pm

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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Coco (PG)

Heart Centre
Hyde and Seek (Halloween Special): Family Friendly Screening and Free Workshop
Sun 24th October, 1.30pm

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

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Copilot (15)

Leeds University Union
With pre-recorded introduction
Mon 4th October, 8.30pm

A romantic drama that gradually reveals itself to be about something else entirely, Copilot is a captivating political love story, where all that is pure and good lies in precarious tension with a world gone mad.

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Die Hard (15)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Fri 24th September, 7.00pm

NYPD officer John McClane crashes a Christmas party to save his wife from nefarious terrorist Hans Gruber.

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Ernest and Celestine (U)

Heart Centre
Hyde and Seek: Family Friendly Screening and Free Workshop
Sat 20th November, 10.30am

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 First Monday in May (PG)

Brudenell Social Club
Thu 23rd September, 1.30pm

Please Note: this is a private screening. You will only be able to purchase tickets with a booking access code.

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Gagarine (12A)

Leeds University Union
Sun 17th – Mon 18th October

A favourite at Cannes and wildly imaginative, Gagarine explores themes of isolation and community, using the physical authenticity of its setting to ground its starry-eyed magical realism.

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Get Out (15)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Wed 22nd September, 7.00pm

Equal parts gripping thriller and provocative commentary, Jordan Peele’s debut blends contemporary horror with smart, provocative allegory.

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Girlfriends (15)

Leeds University Union
Sun 26th September, 3.30pm

Aspiring photographer Suzie (Melanie Mayron) faces the prospect of living alone when her best friend and roommate, Anne (Anita Skinner), announces her plans to marry.

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The Green Knight (15)

Leeds University Union
Sun 10th – Mon 11th October

From visionary filmmaker David Lowery (A Ghost Story) comes a fresh and beautifully designed version of the classic tale from the knights of the round table.

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I am Belmaya (12A)

Leeds University Union
Sun 24th October, 3.30pm

The story of a young Dalit woman living in patriarchal Nepal who decides to venture out of her husband's house to become a documentary filmmaker.

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The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão (18)

Leeds University Union
Mon 8th November, 8.30pm

A vast and heartrending melodrama spanning the latter half of the twentieth century, made with sensuous and flamboyant cinematic style by Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz.

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Jurassic Park (PG)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Tue 28th September, 7.00pm

Welcome to Jurassic Park! We're bringing gigantic toothsome terrors back to the big screen - with the original 90s dinosaur blockbuster as it's supposed to be seen - outside in the wild!

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Lady Bird (15)

Leeds University Union
Mon 27th September, 6.00pm

With Lady Bird, director Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) reveals herself to a brilliant new voice in this semi-autobiographical, directorial debut.

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (15)

Leeds University Union
Mon 18th October, 8.15pm

In eager anticipation of Wes Anderson's new movie The French Dispatch, we're screening a few of the gems from his back catalogue. Eccentric, intricately designed, hilarious and touching, Anderson's 4th film is a perfect introduction to his star-studded, fantastical cinematic world.

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The Lost Leonardo (15)

Leeds University Union
Sun 3rd October, 6.00pm

The Lost Leonardo tells the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million and claimed to be a long-lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci. It's a fascinating gaze into the sinister undercurrent of money, power and politics that hides behind the global art market

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Moomins on the Riviera (U)

Heart Centre
Hyde and Seek: Family Friendly Screening and Free Workshop
Sat 25th September, 10.30am

The Moomins set sail for the Riviera, where, after a journey fraught with storms and desert island dangers, Snorkmaiden is dazzled by the attentions of a playboy and Moomin learns that jealousy's sting is the most painful of all.

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Moonrise Kingdom (12A)

Leeds University Union
Sun 24th October, 6.00pm

In eager anticipation of Wes Anderson's new movie The French Dispatch, we're screening a few of the gems from his back catalogue. Moonrise Kingdom is a beautifully crafted and charming addition to the Anderson universe.

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The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

Heart Centre
Hyde and Seek (Festival Special): Family Friendly Screening and Free Workshop
Sun 19th December, 10.30am

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic Charles Dickens' tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

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Ninjababy (15 advisory)

Leeds University Union
Coming soon this October

Ninjababy is a wonderfully unconventional, irreverent & warm Norwegian comedy drama of pregnancy, ably assisted by a cartoon baby ninja.

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No Place Like Home (18)

Leeds University Union
Sun 17th October, 5.45pm

Fifty years after Perry Henzel’s iconic feature, The Harder They Come, his long-lost second feature is finally in theatres.

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Pig (15)

Leeds University Union
Back by popular demand!
Sun 3rd October, 3.30pm

Nicholas Cage plays a truffle hunter who leaves his hermitic seclusion in the Oregon wilderness on a journey to the city in search of his kidnapped truffle pig

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Scream (18)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Fri 1st October, 7.00pm

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

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The Servant (12A)

Leeds University Union
New Digital Restoration
Mon 4th October, 6.00pm

In a brand new 4K restoration, adapted for the screen by Harold Pinter and featuring crisp black-and-white photography from legendary cinematographer Douglas Slocombe, 1963’s The Servant stands among the most subversive and thrilling British films ever made.

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The Story of a Three Day Pass (15)

Sun 31st October, 3.30pm

A black American soldier is demoted for fraternizing with a white girl in France.

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Supa Modo (PG)

The Tetley
Thu 28th October, 6.00pm

A terminally ill girl lives out the rest of her short life as a superhero thanks to her family and village.

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Supa Modo (Hyde & Seek) (PG)

The Tetley
Hyde and Seek: Family Friendly 'Screen Heroes' Screening and Free Workshop
Thu 28th October, 12.30pm

A terminally ill girl lives out the rest of her short life as a superhero thanks to her family and village.

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Sweetheart (15)

Leeds University Union
Mon 1st November

An instant coming-of-age classic. Socially-conscious and surly teenager, AJ (Nell Barlow), is dragged on holiday with her painfully normal family.

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William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet (12A)

University of Leeds Outdoor Screen
Freshers 2021 Special
Sat 2nd October, 7.00pm

The timeless story of the star-crossed lovers, set in a post-modern Verona Beach, is Baz Luhrmann’s updated, 90s MTV fantasy-world tale of feuding families and doomed young love.