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This Academy Award, BAFTA and BIFA-qualifying film festival is back for another year with a great line-up with includes some of the most talked-about titles from the international festival circuit.
The festival runs from 3 to 17 November.
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View Films by Strand:
- Cinema Versa
- Disability Futures
- Films Femmes Afriques
- New Directors Competition
- Official Selection
View previous years coverage of the Leeds International Film Festival festival:
Leeds Latest Reviews
Summer 1900, Switzerland. The sudden death of her older sister forces Elisabeth to return home. Stiffled by the strict rules of the village, Elisabeth is slowly driven to rebel for her right to live her life.
In the shadow of the pandemic, a small town rallies to protect a beloved local bookstore.
A murder mystery set in a competitive hairdressing competition.
Protests that exploded onto the streets of Chile's capital of Santiago in 2019 as the population demanded more democracy and social equality around education, healthcare and job opportunities.
As the Ranas, a happily patriarchal joint family, yearn for the birth of a baby boy to continue the family line, their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theater and falls for an ambitious trans starlet. Their impossible love story illuminates the entire family's desire for a sexual rebellion.
Valeria has long dreamed about becoming a mother. After learning that she’s pregnant, she expects to feel happy, yet something’s off. Nightmarish visions and an unshakeable paranoia have her questioning what she wants, and an ancient evil spirit may be the cause.
The story of artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty often blamed for the US opioid epidemic.
Halim and Mina own a small family tailor shop that specializes in sewing ceremonial caftans. Since traditional hand-crafted work is time-consuming, Halim decides to hire an assistant, Youssef. The presence of the attractive young man arouses long-suppressed feelings in Halim, something that does not go unnoticed by his wife Mina.
A journalist tries to track down a serial killer who is murdering sex workers.
The Solé family spends the summer picking peaches - but this year’s crop may well be their last as new owners plan to replace the peach trees with solar panels and the family’s livelihood is threatened.
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