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August 2019

Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records at Brudenell Social Club

Fri 23 August @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Brudenell Social Club, 33 Queens Road
Leeds, LS6 1NY United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £7

Scalarama Leeds Programme launch at the Brudenell Social Club The first screening in Leeds of a brand new doumentary that traces the history of the world's most iconic ska, reggae and rock-steady record label, Trojan Records. Trojan Records started in Jamaica in 1968 with Duke Reid’s Trojan Sound System. Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records explains how music and immigration made connections between between Jamaican and British working-class youth cultures in the 1960s and 70s, starting a cultural revolution that…

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September 2019

AV Club: Kusama: Infinity – Scalarama

Wed 4 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sheaf Street Cafeteria, 3 Sheaf Street
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1HD United Kingdom
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£3

Many people recognise Yayoi Kusama’s bold work, but do you know the woman behind the art? Kusama: Infinity is the fascinating story of the queen of polka dots, Yayoi Kusama, one of the most popular artists in the world today. The film traces Kusama’s trajectory from a conservative upbringing in Japan to battling sexism and racism in 1960s NYC to her unstoppable rise to international fame. 2018 | USA | 80 mins | Cert. 12A

 Language: English and Japanese with…

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Leeds Animation Workshop in Residence:

Sat 7 September @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chapel FM Arts Centre, Old Seacroft Chapel, York Road
Leeds, LS14 6JB United Kingdom
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Free

Leeds Animation Workshop is a women's collective set up in 1978 and based in Harehills. For over 40 years the group has been making and distributing short, entertaining, sometimes challenging films that are distributed around the world and have won numerous awards. This free, drop-in event features an exhibition of artwork etc and a chance to select any of the Workshop's 40 films to watch on an individual viewing station.

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Animated in Leeds

Sat 7 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chapel FM Arts Centre, Old Seacroft Chapel, York Road
Leeds, LS14 6JB United Kingdom
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£5

A programme of short films made at Leeds Animation Workshop, a women's collective set up in 1978 to produce and distribute short animated films. Based in Harehills, the Workshop is still going strong. Its 40 or so films are entertaining, thought-provoking, and sometimes challenging. They continue to win awards and to be seen all around the world. This programme includes a selection of the films, and a chance to hear from the film-makers and ask questions.

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Cutter’s Way (1981)

Mon 9 September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Headingley HEART, Heart, Bennett Road, Headingley,
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3HN United Kingdom
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£4

Scalarama Festival 2019 presents a rare screening of neo-noir thriller Cutter’s Way (1981). Inexcusably under-promoted by it’s studio at the time and almost forgotten, Cutter’s Way is a late masterpiece of post-Vietnam Reagan era paranoia. After witnessing a corpse being dumped in a back alley in Santa Barbara, Richard Bone (Jeff Bridges), with his veteran friend Alex Cutter (John Heard) and girlfriend Mo (Lisa Eichhorn), become drawn into an investigation of a deeper conspiracy, that threatens to destroy all their…

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Mid90s

Tue 10 September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Headingley HEART, Heart, Bennett Road, Headingley,
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3HN United Kingdom
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£4 – £6

Mid90s USA //2019 //85 mins // dir: Jonah Hill In 1990s Los Angeles, a 13-year-old spends his summer navigating between a troubled home life and a crew of new friends he meets at a skate shop. Warning: contains scenes which some people may find upsetting Tickets on the door from 7.30pm £6/5/4 Annual membership costs just £10 and saves money every time

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Do the Right Thing (HEART film and food event)

Wed 11 September @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Headingley HEART, Heart, Bennett Road, Headingley,
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3HN United Kingdom
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£10

6.30pm: Delicious American food served in the Assembly Bar+Kitchen 7.15pm: Introduction by Gurj Kang to ‘Do The Right Thing’ – an award American comedy-drama starring Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson… 7.30pm: Screening of ‘Do the Right Thing’ – this film follows the simmering racial tension in the Bedford-Stuyvesant district of Brooklyn on a hot summer Sunday. Sal Fragione opens the pizza parlor he’s owned for 25 years. The neighborhood has changed considerably in the…

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Fosse In Film: Cabaret (1972)

Thu 12 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wardrobe, ST. PETER’S SQUARE
Leeds, LS9 8AH United Kingdom
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£5.00

1972|Rated 15|124m| Dir & Choreographed by Bob Fosse; Screenplay Jay Allen; Music by Kander & Ebb (adaption score: Ralph Burns)|Starring: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, and Joel Grey| Genre: Musical Drama This 1972 cinema classic is a musical drama starring Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey and Michael York. Set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the presence of the growing Nazi Party, the film is loosely based on the 1966 Broadway musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb, which was…

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Fosse In Film: Liza with a Z (1972)

Thu 12 September @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wardrobe, ST. PETER’S SQUARE
Leeds, LS9 8AH United Kingdom
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£5.00

1972|Rated U| 51m|Dir & Choreographed by Bob Fosse; Written by Fred Ebb; Music by Kander & Ebb and Various|Starring: Liza Minnelli|Genre: Concert Film Liza with a "Z": A Concert for Television is a 1972 concert film made for television and starring Liza Minnelli immediately after the success of Cabaret of the same year using the same director/choreographer and music writers (Fosse, Ebb and Kander). Filmed at the Lyceum Theatre in New York after only eight weeks of rehearsals, the concert…

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Memory Matinees: The Glenn Miller Story

Fri 13 September @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Headingley HEART, Heart, Bennett Road, Headingley,
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3HN United Kingdom
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Free

James Stewart and June Allyson star in a delightful biography of Glenn Miller, a talented young trombone player who became one of the most popular big-band leaders of all time. This is a funny, celebratory and sympathetic tribute to a talented musician who, at the outbreak of World War Two, was willing to travel to entertain the troops stationed in Europe. The toe-tapping score features many big band pieces originally performed by Glenn Miller's orchestra, with a fantastic line-up of…

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⬣ (J0534+2200)

Sat 14 September @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wharf Chambers, Ground Floor, 23 - 25 Wharf Street
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7EQ United Kingdom
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PAYF

a live multi-screen audio/visual evening of delights

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Fosse In Film: Lenny (1974)

Sat 14 September @ 10:30 pm - Sun 15 September @ 12:30 am
The Hyde Park Picture House Leeds, 73 Brudenell Road
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 1JD United Kingdom
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1974|35mm|Rated 15|111m|Dir Bob Fosse; Written by Julian Barry|Starring: Dustin Hoffman & Valerie Perrine|Genre: Biographical Drama Lenny (1964) is a black and white mockumentary style drama about the rise and fall of controversial cult comedian Lenny Bruce. This first attempt at a non musical film stars Dustin Hoffman and Valerie Perrine and although it is mostly static and serious, it retains and somehow amplifies Fosses flair for percussive editing and unmasking of the dark underworld of back stage. Lenny was nominated…

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Adam’s Apples

Sun 15 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wharf Chambers, Ground Floor, 23 - 25 Wharf Street
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7EQ United Kingdom
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Free

On Sunday 15th September at 6.30, at Wharf Chambers, a free film screening part of Scalarama Leeds programme. The film chosen this time is Addam's Apples (Anders Thomas Jensen ,Denmark, 2005). Synopsis: Adam, a neo-Nazi, is sent on community service to a vicarage. Here, the minister Ivan gives Adam the task of baking an apple pie with the apples from the tree growing in front of the church. Meanwhile birds, worms and lightning attack the apples. Ivan believes it is…

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Bablyon + DJ set

Mon 16 September @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hyde Park Book Club, 27-29 Headlingley Lane
Leeds, LS61BL United Kingdom
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Free

To celebrate Babylon’s recent U.S. release, and commemorate the Windrush generation, we’re holding a special screening of Franco Ross’s film, followed by a DJ set from V-Ital (Valentina Ragni).

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We Stood Like Kings – Koyaanisqatsi

Tue 17 September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Square Chapel Arts Centre, 10 Square Road
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 1QG United Kingdom
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£10

Neoclassical post-rockers We Stood Like Kings saw the light of day in 2011. More than half a decade and 250 shows all over Europe later, this 4-piece piano-based band hailing from Brussels has become a reference act in live soundtracks to silent cinema. You get the picture: We Stood Like Kings isn’t a band like any other. With the utmost dedication, they breathe new life into well-chosen masterworks of the seventh art. Three projects have shaped We Stood Like Kings’…

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Oxfam Quiz Night: Tonight It’s All About Film

Wed 18 September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Headingley HEART, Heart, Bennett Road, Headingley,
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 3HN United Kingdom
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We're delighted to be celebrating SCALARAMA 2019 at HEART - so of course tonight's Oxfam quiz will be all about film, including film clips and questions on the three films being screened here (9th-11th Sept). Maximum 5 in a team, £1 per person. Held in the Assembly Bar + Kitchen

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Shaun of the Dead – 15th Anniversary

Thu 19 September @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cardigan Arms, 364 Kirkstall Road
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS4 2HQ United Kingdom
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Free, PAYF

The original rom-zom-com and the first film of the Cornetto trilogy turned 15 this year! Celebrate by experiencing the film in it's pub setting in the awesome Cardigan Arms pub! Shaun (Simon Pegg) isn’t having the best of times he doesn’t like his job, his girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) is annoyed that they spend all their time at The Winchester with his best friend Ed (Nick Frost) and he doesn’t get along with his stepdad Phiilip (Bill Nighy). When the…

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Centre Stage

Fri 20 September @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Dance Studio Leeds, Mill 6 First Floor, Macaulay Street, Mabgate Mills
Leeds, LS9 7SW United Kingdom
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£5

We're heading back to the American Ballet Academy for the hit teen drama 'Centre Stage.' Join us for a Friday night out with a difference combining feel good dancing, pop corn and fun. 7.30pm doors open 7.50pm-9.55pm film screening (inc 10 min interval) Soft drinks and snacks will be available to buy.     This is an adult event (minimum age 16 years). Booked your film ticket? Why not extend the fun and receive a discounted ticket entry price to…

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Open Day at the Hyde Park Picture House

Sun 22 September @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Hyde Park Picture House Leeds, 73 Brudenell Road
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 1JD United Kingdom
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FREE

The Hyde Park Picture House in Leeds is a Grade II listed cinema, built in 1914. Visitors can explore the beautiful auditorium of the historic cinema and learn lots of fun facts about the building on a self guided tour anytime from 10am - 3pm. The Hyde Park Picture House is a fully functioning cinema business showing films 363 days of the year. Alongside modern projection facilities we have maintained 35mm and 16mm projection formats as well. Visitors can explore…

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Wall-E

Sun 22 September @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Dance Studio Leeds, Mill 6 First Floor, Macaulay Street, Mabgate Mills
Leeds, LS9 7SW United Kingdom
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Join our robot friend on his adventures across the universe, a perfect family film for your Sunday afternoon. This relaxed friendly screening is suitable for all ages and families with babies are welcome. 1pm doors open   1.30pm-3.15pm (inc 15 min interval) film times A creative dance and movement class and drop in craft session will also be held in the morning prior to the film screening centred around the topic of recycling and caring for our environment. These family…

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Colours of Resistance: Contemporary Palestinian shorts

Mon 23 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Belgrave Music Hall, Cross Belgrave Street
Leeds, LS2 8JP United Kingdom
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A series of short films on life and art and music of Palestinians in Palestine and exile today. Films include Colours of Resistance about art and music of Palestinians trying to retain their identity with a country that is being deprived of its right to exist, Palestine Underground showing the music and hiphop scene in Ramallah and Made in Palestine.

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King Skate (2018)

Tue 24 September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
LS-Ten Skatepark, Unit 1 Kitson Rd
leeds, west yorkshire LS10 1NT United Kingdom
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£5 – £6

A feature length documentary screened at Leeds' iconic indoor skatepark. Exploring the rise of skateboarders in Communist state- Czechsloviakia,  through the crumbling concrete conditions of 20th century oppression with archive footage and  punk soundtrack. Invited guest speaker-  TBA

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Teenage Superstars

Wed 25 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jumbo Records, 1-3 Merrion Centre
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 8NG United Kingdom
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£5

Last year's Jumbo Records Scalarama film looked at Glasgow bands from the mid to late 90s and this year's looks at Glasgow bands that came to fame a bit before that in the 80s and early 90s. The bands that are featured in this documentary include The Pastels, BMX Bandits, Teenage Fanclub, The Vaselines and The Jesus and Mary Chain and has the legendary Kim Deal providing the narration. Alan McGee and Thurston Moore give their thoughts about the massive…

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CURIOS & MAVERICKS SERIES // FILM // 306 HOLLYWOOD

Wed 25 September @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Scott Hall Mills, Scott Hall Mills, Unit 3, Scott Hall Street
Leeds, LS7 2HT United Kingdom
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£4.00

THE CURIOS & MAVERICKS SERIES The ‘CURIOS & MAVERICKS’ series is curated by Scott Hall Mills founders Lord Whitney, which sets out to draw people together, spark curiosity, and inspire through creativity.  More than your typical film screening, the ‘CURIOS & MAVERICKS’ film series looks to incite creative discussion, provoked by real-life stories. This screening is is being shown as part of Scalarama Leeds 2019, a DIY celebration of cinema, for everyone, by everyone, everywhere. THE FILM When siblings Elan and Jonathan Bogarín undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother's…

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Pot luck (L’auberge espagnole)

Thu 26 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Instituto Cervantes Leeds, 169 Woodhouse Lane
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 3AR United Kingdom
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Free

On ocassion of the European Day of Languages 2019 on 26th September, the Instituto Cervantes in Leeds celebrates a free film screening of the French-Spanish production Pot Luck (L'auberge espagnole, Cédric Klapisch, 2002). Xavier is a 27-year-old Parisian who decides to go to Barcelona for the last year of his university studies in economic sciences. The day he goes to Spain his mother and his girlfriend go with him to the airport. It’s quite clear that Xavier is relieved to…

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Fosse In Film: All That Jazz (1979) with post film discussion on Bob Fosse and Power & Exploitation

Thu 26 September @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Riley Theatre, 98 Chapeltown Road
Leeds, LS7 4BH
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£5.00

1979|Rated 15|123m|Dir Bob Fosse; Written by Robert Alan Aurthur & Bob Fosse; Music by Ralph Burns|Starring: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann Reinking|Genre: Musical Drama Film All That Jazz is a semi-autobiographical drama/fantasy film directed by Bob Fosse, starring Roy Scheider and Jessica Lange. It is a showbiz take on the road to death, born out of Fosse’s feelings of impending doom following a heart attack. It won the Cannes Film Festival Palme D’Or and several Academy Awards. This…

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The Punk Singer

Thu 26 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boot & Rally, 11-13 Stonegate Rd, Meanwood
Leeds, LS6 4HZ United Kingdom
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Donation

Screening of the 2013 documentary The Punk Singer, directed by Sini Anderson at Boot & Rally in Meanwood Lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, Kathleen Hanna rose to national attention as the voice of the Riot Grrrl movement of the '90s. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons for a new generation of women and a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished she would just shut up, and her fans…

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Girl Gang Leeds Presents: ‘Skate Kitchen’ (Crystal Moselle, 2018) + After-screening Skateboarding Session

Sat 28 September @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LS-Ten Skatepark, Unit 1 Kitson Rd
leeds, west yorkshire LS10 1NT United Kingdom
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£3

As part of Scalarama film festival, Girl Gang Leeds presents a screening of Crystal Moselle's 'Skate Kitchen' (2018) followed by an (optional!) skateboarding workshop. The event aims to spotlight the representation of women and people of marginalised genders in skateboarding - so whether you’re a skating pro or simply have a passing interest, this event is for you! Inspired by the real life, all-girl skate collective in Brooklyn NY, 'Skate Kitchen' tells the story of Camille, a teenaged skateboarder who…

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The Room

Sat 28 September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Square Chapel Arts Centre, 10 Square Road
Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 1QG United Kingdom
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£8

This cult film from Tommy Wiseau comes to Square Chapel Arts Centre for a rare screening. Catch one of the most talked about films EVER for one night only! Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny’s best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again. Featuring an interactive introduction and special ‘The Room’ prize giveaways!

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