Testament Of Youth kicks off the festival Testament Of Youth kicks off the festival

The 28th edition of the festival will run from November 5 to 20, opening with the adaption of Vera Brittain's war memoir Testament Of Youth. The festival will close with Birdman - starring Michael Keaton - which has received a lot of critical buzz since it premiered in Venice.

Guests attending this year's festival will include Edwyn Collins and Gilles Peterson. The retrospective strand will include Comfort And Joy, Good Vibrations and Jour Du Fete - all screening as part of new initiative Leeds Free Cinema Week.

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Wild
Wild
Adaptation of the best-selling memoir of Cheryl Strayed, a young woman attempts the gruelling 1,100-mile hike across the Pacific Crest Trail.
Birdman
Birdman
A washed-up actor makes a bid on Broadway to reclaim his former glory.
What Have I Done To Deserve This?
What Have I Done To Deserve This?
An amphetamine-addicted housewife reaches breaking point with her ungrateful family.
The Spirit Of The Beehive
The Spirit Of The Beehive
A screening of James Whale's Frankenstein alters how an impressionable young girl sees her world in 1940s Spain.
The Day Of The Beast
The Day Of The Beast
A Basque priest discovers that the Antichrist is due to be born in Madrid on Christmas Day and sets out to avert the apocalypse with the help of a heavy metal fan and a television psychic.
Cría Cuervos
Cría Cuervos
An eight-year old girl believes that she has poisoned the authoritarian father whom she blames for the death of her mother.
Death Of A Cyclist
Death Of A Cyclist
A tale of guilt, infidelity, and blackmail unfolds after a cyclist is hit and killed by a couple driving back from an illicit rendezvous.
Plácido
Plácido
A town's charity initiative to 'sit a poor man at your table' for Christmas dinner continually thwarts one man's efforts to protect his livelihood.
The Creator Of The Jungle
The Creator Of The Jungle
The story of a man who built his own jungle by the side of a highway, and how he rebuilt and destroyed it three times.
Journey To The West
Journey To The West
A slow-moving Buddhist monk acquires a follower on the streets of Marseille.
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