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Film, Thu 3 Nov 2016

LIFF30 Opening Gala - Paterson

LIFF30 Opening Gala - Paterson


Jim Jarmusch’s latest zen-like comedy drama is his best film for years: quirky, stylish, funny and heartwarming featuring a slew of fun cameos and a wonderfully understated central performance by Adam Driver. Paterson is a bus driver in the city of the same name and adheres to a simple routine each day. He drives his daily route and writes poetry into a notebook; he walks his dog; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer; then goes home to his restlessly creative wife, Laura. The film quietly observes the triumphs and defeats of daily life and the poetry in its smallest details.On 3rd November, Paterson will screen with the brilliant TIMECODE (Juanjo Giménez Peña, Spain, 2016, 15'), winner of the Short Film Palme d’Or at Cannes.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Thu 3 Nov 2016 19:00 to 00:00
3 Nov 2016

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 27 Oct - Wed 2 Nov Animate Europe
Fri 28 Oct Corinne Bailey Rae
Sat 29 Oct BBC Philharmonic
Thu 3 Nov LIFF30 Opening Gala - Paterson
Fri 4 - Wed 9 Nov Animate Europe
Fri 4 Nov Interstella 5555



    Leeds International Film Festival


    Leeds Town Hall,
    The Headrow,
    LS1 3AD



    See location of Leeds Town Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 297338  Lat: 53.80038 Long: -1.54971

    By Road: From all directions head into Leeds city centre, upon arrival at the city follow signs for the city loop road (the one way system around the city centre). The Town Hall is found at junction 3 of the loop, and parking is found in nearby streets and The Light car park.

    By Public Transport: From Leeds City Station, exit the station by the Queens hotel. Cross the road to the Park Plaza hotel and head straight up Park Row. Turn left at the crossroads at the junction with The Headrow, the Town Hall is found at the next crossroads. If travelling by bus, from Leeds Bus Station walk up New York Street to Kirkgate Market. Turn right into Vicar Lane and then at the crossroads, turn left to The Headrow. Walk for approximately five minutes and you will arrive outside the Town Hall


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality