Leeds International Film Festival 2008

Experimental films "centring around the theme of Consciousness and the Collective". In additions to the films below, there will also be several short film showcases: Subtle Bodies, Utopia?, The Earth And The Sky Are Taking Turns, Sector 16, EXP24 and a Super 8 Film Workshop.

View other Leeds International Film Festival Films by strand: Cinema Versa, Fanomenon, Official Selection, Rosa von Pronheim

Fear Eats The Soul Fear Eats The Soul
Fear Eats The Soul and Aguirre: The Wrath Of God
Aguirre: The Wrath Of God (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes) (Country: Germany; Year: 1972; Director: Werner Herzog; Writer: Werner Herzog; Stars: Klaus Kinski, Daniel Ades, Peter Berling, Ruy Guerra, Del Negro, Armando Polanah, Alejandro Repulles, Cecilia Rivera, Helena Rojo)
Klaus Kinski plays a mad conquistador searching for El Dorado.
Fear Eats The Soul (Ali: Fear Eats The Soul, Angst Essen Seele Auf) (Country: West Germany; Year: 1974; Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder; Stars: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Elma Karlowa, Anita Bucher, Gusti Kreissl, Margit Symo, Doris Mattes)
Touching romance between a lonely widow and an immigrant worker.
Kings Of The Road (Im Lauf der Zeit) (Country: West Germany; Year: 1976; Director: Wim Wenders; Writer: Wim Wenders; Stars: Rüdiger Vogler, Hanns Zischler, Lisa Kreuzer, Rudolf Schündler, Marquard Bohm, Hans Dieter Trayer, Franziska Stömmer, Patric Kreuzer, Wim Wenders, Peter Kaiser)
Road movie about two men travelling across Germany.
Reverse Shot: Rebellion Of The Filmmakers (Gegenschuss - Aufbruch der Filmemacher ) (Country: Germany; Year: 2008; Director: Dominik Wessely, Laurens Straub)
Former members of the ‘Filmverlag der Autoren’ talk about the dynamic collective which was hugely influential in German cinema.
Tabu: A Story Of The South Seas (Country: US; Year: 1931; Director: FW Murnau; Writer: FW Murnau, Robert J Flaherty, Edgar G Ulmer; Stars: Matahi, Anne Chevalier, Bill Bambridge, Hitu, Jean, Kong Ah, Ah Fong)
FW Murnau's tale of love on the run in the South Seas.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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