Odyssey Cinemas have a huge line-up of film screenings this year, covering everything from Christmas movies to blockbusters that have become festive traditions. Choose from The Santa Clause (21 December), Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (8 December), Labyrinth (13 December), Elf (21 December), The Nightmare Before Christmas (22 December), Miracle on 34th Street (23 December), Home Alone (23 December), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (24 December) and many more.
The Perch Christmas Cinema
Escape to a wonderful winter wonderland in the Perch Rooftop Bar and enjoy festive film screenings every Sunday in December. The line-up includes Love Actually (1 December), The Grinch (8 December), Home Alone (15 December), Elf (22 December). Tickets are £22 and include tasty Perch pizza and sweet treats.
It's a Wonderful Life
15 December, Crescent Arts Centre
Head to the Crescent Arts Centre for the ultimate Christmas classic: It’s a Wonderful Life. George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! But then his guardian angel shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all his good deeds over the years.
13 December, No Alibis Bookshop
As part of the Cinemagic Film Festival, No Alibis Bookshop on Botanic Avenue will be screening classic animation The Snowman. It tells the story of a boy and his snowman who comes to life to take him on a journey to the North Pole! It will be followed by a screening on The Snowman and the Snowdog, in which a friendly snow dog joins the magical adventure.
Queen’s Film Theatre
QFT is a unique, independent cinema that offers an amazing line-up of film experiences throughout the year, adding to it with plenty of festive favourites for the Christmas season. As well as their traditional screenings of It’s a Wonderful Life and Die Hard, you can see Elf, Muppet Christmas Carol, Home Alone and a White Christmas Singalong!
Ladies Night Goes to the Movies
3, 10 and 17 December, Fratelli Belfast, Ristorante, Pizzeria & Bar
Looking for inspiration for a Christmas night out with the girls? Join Fratelli’s Ladies Nights and combine a delicious Italian main course, mini dessert buffet and glass of wine with a screening of either Elf or The Grinch, all from £25 per person.
Igloos at Cutters Wharf
Escape to the idyllic riverside setting at Cutters Wharf and watch your favourite movie in one of their twinkling igloos! The cosily adorned and heated globes are available to book right up until early spring, and promise to be the hottest tables to book this winter. Get cosy and enjoy warm popcorn and a glass of wine while you watch your favourite Christmas movie beneath the stars, all for just £12 per person.
TreeHouse at AMPM
Get cosy in the twinkling rooftop terrace, the TreeHouse at AMPM and enjoy screenings of Elf, The Grinch, Love Actually and It’s A Wonderful Life all throughout December. Visit the bohemian restaurant downstairs for sumptuous French and Irish cuisine and stunning cocktails.