What’s On

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Censor (15)

Leeds University Union
Sun 12th – Mon 13th September

Shown to critical acclaim at Sundance, Prano Bailey-Bond's feature debut is a daring, engrossing and original new horror – and a love letter to the 'video nasty' classics of the 80s.

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Chungking Express (12A)

Leeds University Union
Thu 5th August, 6.00pm

The whiplash, double-pronged Chungking Express is one of the defining works of nineties cinema and the film that made Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar Wai an instant icon.

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Deerskin (15)

Leeds University Union
Wed 11th – Thu 12th August

Georges is a man who has one ambition - to possess the finest jacket in the world at the expense of all others. Deerskin is a laugh out loud and gloriously unexpected treat.

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Fallen Angels (15)

Leeds University Union
Wed 18th August, 6.00pm

Swinging between hardboiled noir and slapstick lunacy with giddy abandon, Fallen Angels is both a dizzying, dazzling city symphony and a poignant meditation on love, loss, and longing in a metropolis that never sleeps.

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I Never Cry (15)

Leeds University Union
Thu 12th August, 6.00pm

A piercing, realistic look at the difficulties faced by families separated by emigration, told against the backdrop of the life of Polish workers abroad.

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In the Earth (15)

Leeds University Union
Thu 5th August, 8.40pm

In the Earth is a very British folk-horror with a rich mythos and some truly spectacular moments.

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Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (PG)

Leeds University Union
Wed 11th August, 8.00pm

Living with her old grandma, wheelchair-user Josee never really lived life outside her home. She finally decides to jump out to the curious world outside when she meets Tsuneo.

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Limbo (12A)

Leeds University Union
Wed 1st – Thu 2nd September

Ben Sharrock’s critically adored Limbo is a wry, funny and poignant cross-cultural satire that subtly sews together the hardship and hope of the refugee experience.

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Night of the Kings (15)

Leeds University Union
Wed 25th – Thu 26th August

A magical-realist prison drama, like nothing you've quite seen before, An ode to the power of storytelling to transcend the grimmest of circumstances, Night of the Kings is an exhilarating tale of survival in on e of the world's toughest prisons.

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Pig (15)

Leeds University Union
Sun 5th – Mon 6th September

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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Riders of Justice (15)

Leeds University Union
Wed 18th – Thu 19th August

Director Anders Thomas Jensen reunites with leading actor Mads Mikkelsen for this exciting, surprising – and at times darkly humorous – revenge thriller.

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Sabaya (15)

Leeds University Union
Wed 25th – Thu 26th August

Hogir Hirori's breathless, riveting and important account of the ongoing fight to rescue girls enslaved by ISIS shows the best and worst of humanity. With just a mobile phone and a gun Mahmud, Ziyad and their group risk their lives trying to save as many Yazidi women and children as possible being held as Sabaya (sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East.

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Souad (12A)

Leeds University Union
Showtimes TBC

Featuring astonishing performances from a cast of non-professionals, the film — co-produced by Wim Wenders — acutely examines the contradictions of teenage life in contemporary Egypt and the challenges of combining traditional values with social media.

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Zola (18)

Leeds University Union
Wed 1st – Thu 2nd September

In 2015, in the space of about 148 tweets, Detroit waitress Aziah “Zola” Wells spun a staggering tale of a trip to Florida that went horribly wrong with conviction and wit sparking the interest of Hollywood with an impassioned battle for rights.