Films at Heart is a not-for-profit group run by volunteers. Members and non-members are equally welcome. We are part of Headingley Development Trust.
We screen contemporary independent films from around the world that you may have missed the first time round or that had only limited exposure.
Films at Heart screens on the second Tuesday of every month September to July. Check our programme on HEART’s ‘What’s On’ listing pages.
Films start at 8pm and tickets are available on the door from 7.30pm on screening nights and are priced as follows:
Tuesday 9th May 8pm
The Brand New Testament
Belgium/France // 2015 // 113 mins // subtitled // Dir Jaco Van Dormael
God exists, and he’s a jerk. He takes sadistic delight in dreaming up new ‘laws’ to torment humanity. He lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young daughter in present-day Brussels. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless and determined to get his power back.
Tuesday 13th June 8pm
Turkey/France // 2015 // 97 mins // subtitled // Dir Deniz Gamze Ergüven
In a village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are walking home from school, playing innocently with some boys. The immorality of their play sets off a scandal that has unexpected consequences. The five sisters who share a common passion for freedom, find ways of getting around the constraints imposed on them.
Tuesday 11th July 8pm
Like Father Like Son
Japan // 2013 // 120 mins // subtitled // Dir Hirokazu Koreeda
Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own. Ryota also starts to question himself: has he really been a ‘father’ all these years?