This year's Festival events



We start with a screening for children & families on Saturday 30th September at 6pm in The Pelican Centre, Tyldesley.
Tickets are available from our Box Office and cost £3 for Adults & £1.50 for children.

Moana


(2016) Cert PG, 1 hour 47 minutes, Animation
Starring: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Nicole Scherzinger, Alan Tudyk

'In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.'



On Tuesday 3rd October, Leigh Sports Village are showing a true sporting classic in the Legends Bar at 7.30pm.
This is a FREE event but you do need to obtain tickets from our Box Office for entry on the night.

This Sporting Life


(1963) Cert 12, 2 hours 14 minutes, Drama/Sport
Starring: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell, Arthur Lowe

'Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.'



Young Filmmakers Evening


Then on the eve of our main Short Film Festival night, ALRA North in Wigan are showcasing their own, home grown filmmaking talent with an event where they will be selecting a short film to be entered into our main Festival event.

Tickets are available from the ALRA Box Office and cost £5 each.



The 4th Annual Leigh Short Film Festival Evening


Then we come to the main event of Leigh Short Film Festival which is being held Saturday 7th October at
The Turnpike Gallery, Leigh where we will showcase short & amateur film makers from across the UK. The event starts at 7.30pm, with doors opening from 6pm. There will be a bar & refreshments available throughout the evening and there is also free parking at the venue.

Tickets for this event cost £5 each and are available from our Box Office.



We complete this year's festival with a screening of a French Canadian film at Leigh Parish Church on Friday 13th October at 7.30pm.
Tickets are available from our Box Office and cost £5 each.

Jesus of Montreal


(1989) Cert 18, 1 hour 58 minutes, Drama
Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Catherine Wilkening, Johanne-Marie Tremblay

'A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.'