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

We are very pleased to announce the latest addition to our summer programme of events: ‘Pull Focus’ Festival – A celebration of contemporary documentary, with a focus on Irish and Northern Irish documentary making.
Irish documentary on both sides of the border is fast becoming world-renowned and increasingly prolific, and Pull Focus provides an opportunity… Read Article →

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Posted: July 4, 2018, 11:49 am

Belfast One in association with Belfast Film Festival are delighted to be hosting a free Open Air Cinema at the height of the summer. On Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July we have something for everyone to enjoy. There’s no better excuse for getting out in the sunshine and seeing your favourite films!
We’ll be… Read Article →

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Posted: June 15, 2018, 9:05 am

As part of the 18th Belfast Film Festival Cinepunked held an event called Art vs Artist to discuss the recent public engagement with the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein allegations.
Cinepunked’s resident hosts Robert JE Simpson and Dr Rachael Kelly led an interactive panel discussion navigating the ethics of… Read Article →

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Posted: May 8, 2018, 9:37 am

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