From tomorrow, a storm of previews and retrospectives descends on Bradford for two weeks. Highlights include the Wayne Wang/ Paul Auster pair Smoke and Blue in the Face (Sun); Jim Jarmusch's oblique Western Dead Man (Fri 15) and Todd Haynes's enviro-horror Safe (Sat 16). 1-16 Mar, various venues (festival office: 01274 770000)
The Comedy Film Festival
Two movie-biz satires: the spiky Swimming with Sharks (Sat/ Sun) and the breezy Get Shorty (Sat) with John Travolta.
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