South Leeds Green Film Festival set to launch

Come and join us for the launch of the first South Leeds Green Film Festival on Saturday 23 September 2023 at 6:30pm.

The evening will take place at St Luke’s CARES Community Cinema on Dewsbury Road (upstairs at the charity shop) and will feature the film Together We Grow – a film about a thriving community hub helping to build resilience into its local community, sewing, repairing, growing and sharing.

Also at the launch will be organisations from Leeds involved in the circular economy such as Seagulls, Library of Things, Repair Café, Big Bike Fix and Compost Collective who will give short talks introducing their organisation. There will be opportunities to chat, ask more and get involved after the film.

We will also be presenting the full programme of the film festival’s screenings and events, which will include:

On Friday 29 September we will be screening The Migration Blanket by Salma Zulfiqar, who will be introducing the film and answering questions after. The film starts at 7pm at Slung Low’s Warehouse in Holbeck, Crosby Street, LS11 9RQ.

And on Friday 6 October we will be screening The Oil Machine introduced by Medical Action, again with an opportunity to ask questions after. The film will be shown at Beeston Village Community Centre, off Town Street, LS11 8DQ, also starting at 7pm.

As always with Community Cinema events there will be food, refreshments, activities for children and it’s all free.


This post was written by Sally Thums

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