The Belfast Film Festival began in 1995 as part of Féile An Phobail and has developed hand in hand with the evolving culture of film patronage and filmmaking in the city.
Top Reasons To Visit
- The best new, international cinema
- Interactive, special events
- Short film competition
- Talks and interviews with filmmakers and actors
- Opening and closing night galas
Gain an insight into the making of a true crime/factual documentary podcast. The documentary makers will be in attendance to introduce this audio-only event.
An Buachaill Geal Gáireach is the remarkable and untold story of a song. An Irish song called The Laughing Boy written by a teenage rebel.
Join an award winning panel of filmmakers and writers, all groundbreaking journalists in their own right, to discuss the influence of technology.
Highly anticipated follow-up series to the critically acclaimed Once Upon a Time in Iraq, which explored the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq.
Experienced European documentary producers, well versed in the art of co-production, to discuss the process of working with their respective countries.
An observational documentary set in a primary school in the often marginalised area of the Ardoyne in North Belfast, Young Plato.
Shortlisted projects will present their project at this public pitch where they will receive feedback from a panel of leading documentary industry.
Clann Naofa Boxing Academy, Dundalk, Co Louth was established in 2006 by Jim O’Neill, formerly of the Lower Falls, Belfast. Screening.
Join the Belfast Film Festival for an evening of screenings, live performance and chat with Matt McGinn, Rachael Boyd, Elma Orkestra, Stephen Sexton & Malojian.
Seamus Murphy’s documentary examines Irish writer Pat Ingoldsby’s unique world. Part of Docs Ireland's documentary festival.
Please join the Belfast Film Festival for screenings of Ulster University Screen Production students' final year documentaries.
Docs Ireland has invited a number of European counterparts to this year’s festival, to create connections, strengthen partnerships and cultivate solidarity.
Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience is a one-of-a-kind celebration of life and the grand history of the cosmos.