What's OnLondon East Asia Film Festival Open Air ScreeningsKick start the pre-film festival season with LEAFF's first-ever outdoor cinema screening in Leicester Square and shine the spotlight on East Asian film.
- Dates 27/07/2019 - 27/07/2019
- Location Leicester Square, WC2H 7DE
- Price FREE
Want a summer filled with film?Don’t miss the London East Asia Film Festival’s first ever FREE, family friendly open-air film screenings in the Leicester Square!From 27th – 28th July 2019, starting at 10.15am until 9pm experience the start of outdoor cinema season in London’s home of film and entertainment. Offering free film screenings, plus lots of other exciting activities and events, there’ll be something for everyone to enjoy.Be sure to save the date, and keep your eyes peeled for more information and the full programme which will be announced shortly.Get ready to kick start the film festival season and fill your summer with free, family friendly and accessible to all film in Leicester Square.What is the London East Asian Film Festival?Established in 2015, the London East Asia Film Festival (LEAFF) is non-profit arts organisation championing the growing collaboration and diversity in East Asian filmmaking.After an incredibly successful pre-festival in 2015, THE AGE OF SHADOWS film launched LEAFF’s first edition in 2016 at ODEON Luxe Leicester Square. 40 films were screened over 11 days at venues across central London, and ended with Closing Gala film, THREE.LEAFF aims to champion the growing collaboration in East Asian filmmaking with a philosophy that marks a shift in the cinematic landscape of East Asia and moves away from cultural and cinematic borders.Showing the richness and diversity of the region and its people, prepare to be drawn into a world of possibilities.
Covent Garden to Leicester Square
In 1849, whilst in London, Karl Marx lived in the German Hotel, which is now Leicester House.