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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What Now? Remind Me
What Now? Remind Me
The director muses on 20 years of life with HIV.
Song Of The Sea
Song Of The Sea
A brother and sister find themselves on a magical adventure.
Tokyo Tribe
Tokyo Tribe
Hybrid of Yakuza gang action and hip-hop musical.
The Samurai
The Samurai
A young police officer is drawn into a mysterious maniac's murderous plans.
Maidan
Maidan
A documentary about the unrest in Ukraine in 2013 and 2014.
The Boy And The World
The Boy And The World
A boy goes in search of his dad.
X+Y
X+Y
An autistic teenage prodigy travels from the English suburbs for a maths competition in Taipei, challenging his safely defined outlook.
Timbuktu
Timbuktu
After a herdsman accidentally kills someone, he finds himself a victim of Sharia law fundamentalists.
Point And Shoot
Point And Shoot
How a naive American with OCD joined the Libyan revolution.
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.
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