Belfast Film Festival 2018

Thursday, March 29th, 2018 to Saturday, April 7th, 2018 (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.

Details for 2018 are not yet confirmed.

Belfast Film Festival

Belfast Film Festival

The 2018 Belfast Film Festival launched today in front of a packed room of 200 people in The Black Box Belfast.
We have 118 premieres in a programme of 178 films ranging from features to short films to Virtual Reality (VR) titles drawn from 30 countries around the world.
Amongst our many special guests we… Read Article →

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Posted: March 15, 2018, 4:02 pm

We are very excited to announce the 18th Belfast Film Festival’s limited edition festival pass!
There are only 40 of these exclusive passes available to purchase so get them while you can!
For only £70 you can enjoy:

Guaranteed tickets for the opening and closing galas
Guaranteed ticket for Special Presentation Award Ceremonies
Guaranteed tickets… Read Article →

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Posted: February 28, 2018, 11:29 am

Filmmaker Mark Cousins has been named as the new Chairperson of the Belfast Film Festival. Cousins, who is from Belfast, is an internationally acclaimed film director, writer, critic, and presenter.
A former director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival and a Honorary Professor of Film at the University of Glasgow, his eclectic works range from… Read Article →

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Posted: February 22, 2018, 2:15 pm

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