Housekeeping

The Reliance 76-78 North Street, Leeds

Director Bill Forsyth (That Sinking Feeling, Gregory’s Girl, Local Hero, Comfort and Joy) made his American film debut with this moving and offbeat adaptation of Marilynne Robinson’s acclaimed novel, about two young girls who are sent to live with their eccentric aunt (Christine Lahti). Part of a She's A Rebel mini-season for Scalarama, looking at […]

£5

Vagabond (Sans toit ni loi)

Wharf Chambers Ground Floor, 23 - 25 Wharf Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Sandrine Bonnaire won the Best Actress César for her portrayal of the defiant young drifter Mona in Agnès Varda's Vagabond. Found frozen to death in a ditch at the beginning of the film, Mona’s story is pieced together through flashbacks told by those who encountered her (played by a largely non-professional cast), producing a splintered […]

£5

She’s A Rebel presents: The Loveless (1981)

The Reliance 76-78 North Street, Leeds

The year is 1959. The location: a small southern town. Against this backdrop, five bikers and a 16-year-old girl leave the town with a memory the residents will never forget. Kathryn Bigelow's low-budget directorial debut, co-directed with Monty Montgomery, and starring Willem Dafoe in his first big-screen role. Screening as part of Beginnings, a season […]

£5

Ida Lupino at 100: The Trouble with Angels (1966)

The Hyde Park Picture House Leeds 73 Brudenell Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Hayley Mills plays rebellious teenager Mary Clancy, causing mischief in an all-girls Catholic boarding school and coming into frequent conflict with Mother Superior, played by the superb Rosalind Russell. Ida Lupino’s last theatrical directorial effort shows her ease and skill with comedy, melodrama, and pop culture. This film screens as part of an ongoing season […]

£3.30 – £6

She’s A Rebel presents: Something Different (1963)

The Reliance 76-78 North Street, Leeds

Following the lives of two women – a gymnast in gruelling training, and a dissatisfied housewife – Chytilová’s 1963 feature debut Something Different explores the expectations and strictures of female gender roles. Screening as part of Beginnings, a season of three remarkable debut features. Other films in the season include Agnès Varda's La Pointe Courte […]

£5

She’s A Rebel presents: La Pointe Courte (1955)

The Hyde Park Picture House Leeds 73 Brudenell Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Agnès Varda’s discursive, gorgeously filmed debut—this graceful, penetrating study of a marriage on the rocks, set against the backdrop of a small Mediterranean fishing village—was radical enough to later be considered one of the progenitors of the coming French new wave. Screening as part of Beginnings, a season of three remarkable debut features. Other films […]

£5.50 – £7.80