Belfast Film Festival 2019

Thursday, March 28th, 2019 to Sunday, April 7th, 2019 (Details provisional)

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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 2019 subject to confirmation.

Belfast Film Festival

Belfast Film Festival

Belfast Film Festival kicks off a new five-year ‘cultural diversity in film’ project this year, and as part of this is set to host one of cinema’s biggest names, Aamir Khan.  Newsweek has called him “the biggest movie star in the world“, and in 2013, Time magazine named him as one of the world’s hundred… Read Article →

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Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:53 am

We are so excited to announce our brand new annual festival, ‘Doc Fest Ireland’ which will take place in Belfast from Wednesday 12thJune – Sunday 16thJune this year.
Doc Fest Ireland will showcase only documentary films, presenting new Irish and international feature length and short documentaries.
The festival will provide a platform to showcase the… Read Article →

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Posted: February 8, 2019, 11:06 am

Belfast Film Festival is recruiting for a number of positions for both BFF19 (11th-20th April 2019) and our exciting new Documentary Festival DocFest Ireland! (running 12th-16th June 2019)
We’re looking for:

Box Office Manager -to ensure the smooth running of the Belfast Film Festival Box Office.
Box Office Staff -being the public face of the… Read Article →

The post We’re Hiring! appeared first on Belfast Film Festival.

Posted: January 10, 2019, 3:20 pm

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