Belfast Film Festival 2021

Thursday, April 1st, 2021 to Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 (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 2021 subject to confirmation.

Belfast Film Festival

Belfast Film Festival

Docs Ireland is pleased to announce it’s first decision makers for the second Docs Ireland Marketplace, taking place online on Thursday June 17th and Friday June 18th, as part of the festival’s online industry programme.
The Marketplace will bring together top documentary industry players and documentary filmmakers from Ireland, the UK and internationally, to pitch… Read Article →

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Posted: April 1, 2021, 4:21 pm

Have you heard of European Heritage Open Days? 
Would you like to take part this year?
This year marks the 24th year of European Heritage Open Days (EHOD) in Northern Ireland. It’s an annual celebration of local architecture, history and culture. It’s when many properties and locations open their doors and organise free events for… Read Article →

The post European Heritage Open Day 2021 appeared first on Belfast Film Festival.

Posted: March 29, 2021, 8:48 am

APPLICATIONS FOR THE NORTHERN IRELAND SCREEN FEATURE DEVELOPMENT PITCH ARE NOW OPEN.
After the success of our online pitching competition in November 2020, Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen are again offering a chance for documentary makers, from established filmmakers to new and emerging talent, to receive an award of up to £7,500 towards a… Read Article →

The post Northern Ireland Screen Feature Development Pitch appeared first on Belfast Film Festival.

Posted: March 22, 2021, 10:38 am

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