The Leeds International Film Festival: ​”One of the greatest highlights for film fans”

November brings one of the greatest highlights on the calendar for film fans with the arrival of the 29th Leeds International Film Festival. LIFF29 presents a remarkable selection of the best new and classic films from around the world on the big screen in Leeds Town Hall, as part of an expansive programme which features more than 250 screenings over 16 days at venues across the city.

The Victoria Hall is the perfect location in which to enjoy the greatest films, as its opulent interior is transformed into one of the UK’s largest cinemas with a selection of drama, comedy, action, cult films and special live events. Other venues include Leeds City Museum, Everyman Cinema, Albert Room at Leeds Town Hall and lots more.

Every November, Leeds hosts the largest film festival in England outside London, welcoming thousands of film lovers to over 250 screenings across 18 days at venues across the city. Its inspirational programme presents the best new and unseen films from around the world, across six different genre strands, and includes world premieres of new releases (previous years have included The King’s Speech and The Artist), hit comedies, gripping dramas, outstanding new world cinema, wonderful short films, amazing experimental films, beautiful animation and great Japanese Anime. Since 2012 the Leeds International Film Festival has been an Academy Award Qualifying Festival through its short film awards.

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