Leeds International Film Festival has announced the programme for its 32nd edition, taking place 1-15 November 2018. LIFF2018’s 330 screenings and events feature 17 UK Premieres, and two World Premieres including Opening Film ‘Josh Warrington: Fighting for a City’, made with investment from Screen Yorkshire. 40,000 attendees are set to attend the 15 day festival, the largest film festival for audiences in England outside of London.
Following Leeds’ featherweight boxer Josh Warrington over two years, ‘Josh Warrington: Fighting for a City’ opens LIFF2018 on Thursday 1 November as the Leeds 2023 Opening Film at Leeds Town Hall, with protagonist Josh in attendance. From Leeds-based Moneyglass Films and made with investment from Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund, ‘Josh Warrington: Fighting for a City’ captures the sacrifices, struggles, surprises and joys involved in achieving sporting greatness, while also telling the story of a young man’s dedication to his family and to Leeds itself.
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