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

The internationally renowned Queen’s Film Theatre is set to host a month-long series of films and events to celebrate its golden year this October.
To mark its fiftieth birthday, QFT, which is an independent cinema based at Queen’s University Belfast, will host a range of events including brand new films and old classics. It will… Read Article →

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Posted: September 13, 2018, 11:14 am

Whether it was rowing the Camino, cycling the Giro, reflecting on ‘the Troubles’ or getting better acquainted with Orson Welles, we are delighted to say Belfast Says Yes! to Pull Focus.  16 documentaries, 9 premieres, 16 guest filmmakers and 2000 citizens gathered, watched and where enthralled by the stories and their creators.
Northern Ireland’s first… Read Article →

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Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:16 am

Last Wednesday saw the NI Premiere of The Camino Voyage at the Movie House on Dublin Road. Audience members flocked to see the film which documented the journey taken by  a small crew of musicians and artists headed by writer and poet Danny Sheehy. The Camino Voyage sees these men make the eponymous 2,500km journey… Read Article →

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Posted: August 20, 2018, 3:56 pm

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