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American Animals (15)

The extraordinary true story of four friends, living an ordinary existence, who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in US history.

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Best F(r)iends Vol. 1 & 2 (18)

Plus The Room with Greg Sestero

Based on a series of true-to-life anecdotes sourced from Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau, Best F(r)iends is a unique two-volume cinematic saga that interweaves mystery, intrigue, and more than a few dark laughs.

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The Blues Brothers (PG)

After his release from prison, Jake reunites with his brother Elwood. In order to save the orphanage the brothers grew up in from closing the two are convinced they can earn the money by getting their old band back together.

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Climax (18)

The latest from controversial director Gaspar Noé (Irréversible) is another visually extraordinary, beautifully deranged dance extravaganza.

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Cold War (15)

Pawel Pawlikowski follows his Oscar-winning Ida with the stunning Cold War, a dreamlike and heartbreaking portrait of ill-fated love, sumptuously shot in luminous black and white.

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The Evil Dead (18)

Halloween Special

A genuine classic of the horror/comedy genre that fully deserves its reputation as a must-see cult film.

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Faces Places (12A)

Marking her long-awaited return to filmmaking, iconic auteur Agnès Varda forges an unlikely partnership with photographer JR, as they embark on a road trip unlike any other.

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First Man (TBC)

The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.

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Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (12A)

Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask examines Fanon's theories of identity and race, and traces his involvement in the independence struggle in Algeria.

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Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi (12A)

A sequel to the 2016 Happy Bhaag Jayegi, this quirky romantic-comedy, directed by Mudassar Aziz, stars Sonakshi Sinha at the centre of a love triangle.

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In Our Hands (E)

Presented by Leeds Bread Co-op

Leeds Bread Co-op present a screening of the new documentary In Our Hands, exploring the reality of nine British farmers, seeking to outgrow the industrial food system.

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It's A Wonderful Life (U)

When George Bailey loses sight of the impact of his good deeds an angel called Clarence is sent to Earth to give him a helping hand.

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Kusama: Infinity (TBC)

The fascinating story of the queen of polka dots, Yayoi Kusama, one of the most popular artists in the world today.

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Lady Bird (15)

Free freshers' screening

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 Lego Movie (U)

The Lego Movie follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average Lego minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.

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Life is Sweet (15)

In this early bittersweet comedy from director Mike Leigh, an ordinary household in suburban London navigate the claustrophobia of day-to-day family life.

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The Little Mermaid (U)

Disney's animated version of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, featuring an Oscar-winning score from Alan Menken (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast).

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Make Me Up (TBC)

Rachel Maclean creates a world that is both seductive and dangerous; a place where surveillance, violence and submission are a normalised part of daily life.

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Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. (18)

Steve Loveridge’s Sundance winning doc is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee to pop star.

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (15)

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, this equal parts coming coming-of-age drama and teen hangout movie, features a standout performance from Chloë Grace Moretz.

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My 20th Century (15)

Ildikó Enyedi’s fairytale-like, unconventional Hungarian comedy drama presents a feminist counter-history of the 20th century and is truly unique cinematic experience

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Persepolis (12A)

The story follows Marjane, a smart and strong-willed girl whose life is forever changed when the Shah of Iran is overthrown by the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

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Reinventing Marvin (15)

The true story of Marvin Bijou, a young boy from a working-class family, who suffers constant bullying at school and home for being ‘different’.

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The Rider (15)

After suffering a head injury, rodeo star Brady is told he must give up the sport. Without it, he must seek a new identity whilst exploring what it means to be a man in modern day America.

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Salute (PG)

Plus panel discussion

During the an Olympics ceremony, two black American athletes chose to protest in front of the whole world. This film is a testimony to an iconic moment and the individual repercussions that followed.

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Skate Kitchen (TBC)

Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder, meets and befriends an all girl, New York City-based skateboarding crew called Skate Kitchen.

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Starship Troopers (18)

With First Man released this month, we thought what better time to revisit a rather sillier take on space exploration, by revisiting the beloved cult-classic, Starship Troopers.

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Tehran Taboo (15)

In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women intersect. Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law.

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Thor: Ragnarok (12A)

Free freshers' screening

Far from home and with his hammer broken, Thor must compete in gladiatorial duel to get back to Asgard, orchestrated by the hilariously wicked Grandmaster.

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Top Hat (U)

In this landmark RKO musical, Fred Astaire plays an American dancer who meets Dale Tremont (Ginger Rogers). His attempts to win her affection amount to little, until they meet again...

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Wajib (15)

Leeds Palestinian Film Festival

As an estranged father and son spend the day together, the tense details of their relationship come to a head challenging their fragile and very different lives.

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The Wife (15)

Joan Castleman questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Young Soul Rebels (18)

Youth culture meets identity politics in this part-thriller, part-gay love story set in London in 1977, days before the Queen's Silver Jubilee celebrations.

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Zarafa (PG)

The story of the everlasting friendship between Maki, a little boy aged 10, and Zarafa, an orphaned giraffe, a gift from the Pasha of Egypt to the King of France.