Films at Heart 2018-11-12T16:24:01+00:00

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.

THE POPCORN’S ON US…. 7.30pm, Tuesday 20th November

Vote for your favourite films from a shortlist of 21 – the films with the most votes will make up our programme for Jan- July 2019.

RSVP no later than Monday 19th November please by emailing

Films at Heart Members Only

If you’re not yet a member and you’d like to join, or you need to renew your membership, you can do that on the night – annual membership is still just £10 annually.

Membership is still just £10 per year and can be taken out on any screening night – just ask a committee member.
Membership provides an opportunity to be involved in the running of the club and to help choose the films we show, as well as saving money on ticket prices every time you come to see a film. We also have a newly updated DVD library that members are entitled to borrow from at no further cost.

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:







Film Programme

September 11th

The Florida Project

USA// 2017 // 111mins // Dir Sean Baker

In partnership with Scalarama. Set on a stretch of highway just outside the imagined utopia of Disney World, The Florida Project follows six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother Halley over the course of a single summer. The two live week to week at “The Magic Castle” a budget hotel managed by Bobby, whose stern exterior hides a deep reservoir of kindness and compassion.

October 9th

The Nile Hilton Incident

Sweden // 2017 // 106 mins // subtitled // Dir Tarik Saleh

Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, this political thriller features a police officer investigating the murder of a famous club singer at the Nile Hilton Hotel. What initially seems to be a crime of passion turns into a more complicated case that concerns the powerful Egyptian elite, and it soon becomes clear that certain people don’t want the case solved.

November 13th

Dark River

UK // 2017 // 89 mins // Dir Clio Barnard

Following the death of her father, Alice returns home to Yorkshire for the first time in 15 years to claim the tenancy of the family farm she believes is rightfully hers. Once there, she encounters older brother Joe, a man she barely recognizes. Joe is thrown by Alice’s sudden arrival, angered by her claim and finds her presence increasingly impossible to deal with.

December 11th

Disturbing the Peace

Israel, Palestine, USA // 2016 // 87 mins //  Dir Stephen Apkon & Andrew Young

In partnership with Leeds Palestinian Film Festival. This documentary follows a group of former enemy combatants – Israeli soldiers from the most elite units, and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison – embark on a transformational journey from soldiers committed to armed battle to non-violent peace activists and their founding of Combatants for Peace (CfP).

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