Belfast Film Festival 2023

For information about exact dates and arrangements for this event during the COVID 19 restrictions please visit the website.

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Director Bennett Konesni speaking in Belfast, photo by Althewebmaster

Director Bennett Konesni speaking in Belfast, photo by Althewebmaster

A rapidly growing and increasingly popular film festival with films showing and events taking place in many venues around Belfast city including the Strand Cinema, the Waterfront Hall, the Culturlann Centre, the John Hewitt Bar and Queen’s University Film Theatre.

Since 1995 it has grown from being a part of the West Belfast Community Festival in to a major international event attracting large audiences, and from a week to two weeks in duration.

Belfast Film Festival has always had a focus on films with a socio-political theme, and as well as bringing a wide range of full length and short films under this umbrella to Belfast has speakers and seminars focusing on a selected theme each year.

Themes in the past have included Reconciliation and Divided Societies; Human Rights and Film; Racism, Community and Film and Societies in Transition: Policing for the People.

Date and details for 2023 subject to confirmation.

Belfast Film Festival

Belfast Film Festival

The Belfast XR Festival, supported by Future Screens NI and Northern Ireland Screen, today announces the complete line-up for its inaugural programme, showcasing the best of local and international immersive technology content. The festival takes place for one day on Wednesday, 9th November 2022 at The Black Box, Hill Street, Belfast as part of the […]


Posted: September 30, 2022, 10:58 am
We’re on the hunt for enthusiastic volunteers with diverse skills to ensure that the 22nd Belfast Film Festival is another massive success. Our volunteers are the face of the festival, and this role is a perfect opportunity for those seeking experience working in film, arts and events coordination and management. We’re looking for people to help […]


Posted: September 28, 2022, 12:06 pm
We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our team! Plans are well underway for the 22nd Belfast Film Festival and we have a number exciting fixed term, freelance job opportunities available. Read on for your opportunity to work at this year’s festival. For all roles please review the relevant job description below and submit […]


Posted: August 9, 2022, 2:07 pm

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