Walt Disney Co's Dinosaur gets its first UK public screening as the opening gala film for the Leeds Children's Film Festival (October 7-15).

Opening the Leeds International Film Festival, which runs alongside the children's event, is Purely Belter, by Little Voice director Mark Herman. The Newcastle-based comedy makes its English premiere at the festival.

The main festival, which kicks off on October 5, is divided into ten sections including the New Directors Competition Weekend, where films from new international directors are premiered in competition for best film. Other side-bars include UK film week, a European selection and Fanonmenon, the horror, mystery, sci-fi week.