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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.

The Belfast Film Festival is Northern Ireland's largest film festival with an annual audience in excess of 25,000. The festival runs Docs Ireland international documentary festival, and a series of Inclusion projects and year round events.
belfast film festival
  • 23 Donegall Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT12FF

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  • The best new, international cinema
  • Interactive, special events
  • Short film competition
  • Talks and interviews with filmmakers and actors
  • Opening and closing night galas

Docs Ireland 2024

21 - 23 Jun 2024
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Docs Ireland 2024 has unveiled a feast of non-fiction film screenings and events in its festival programme.

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The Year That Rocked Irish Dancing | TV Doc Series Case Study

1.73 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 12:00pm

An observational character-driven documentary set in the competitive world of Irish dancing

Ulster Museum
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Restricted

1.31 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 12:30pm

Restricted explores the intersecting realms of technology, culture, and identity within Palestinian society.

Queen’s Film Theatre – QFT
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I See a Darkness

1.73 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 2:00pm

I See a Darkness is a film essay probing the complex historical relationship between photography, cinema and science.

Ulster Museum
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Creative Documentary Making in Focus

1.31 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 2:00pm

This Producing Truth event will open the doors to documentary filmmaking talent from the UK & island of Ireland in a friendly and inclusive environment.

Queen’s Film Theatre – QFT
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From Pitch to Screen: A Live Scoring to Documentary Skills Event

0.68 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 5:00pm

In collaboration with Docs Ireland, the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland presents a day-long music composition workshop.,

Oh Yeah Music Centre
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Operation Bogeyman: The Folk Horror Landscapes of 1970s Northern Ireland

1.31 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 5:00pm

In this illustrated film lecture, filmmaker Simon Aeppli will share his recent PHD research on haunting and folk horror theories.

Queen’s Film Theatre – QFT
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Home Invasion

Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 6:30pm

This offbeat essay film traces the history of the doorbell, exploring how the notions of sanctuary & home are nothing but a thin veil for the…

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One Night in Millstreet

Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 7:00pm

A prizefight between underdog Steve ‘The Celtic Warrior’ Collins and champion Chris ‘Simply the Best’ Eubank grips and encapsulates an entire nation.

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Womenfolk

Fri, 21 Jun 2024, 9:00pm

This Solstice night, Docs Ireland presents WOMENFOLK, a live music celebration of women and their indelible mark on traditional Irish music.

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In Conversation with Asif Kapadia

1.31 KM
Sat, 22 Jun 2024, 6:30pm

They are delighted to welcome one of their documentary heroes to Docs Ireland.

Queen’s Film Theatre – QFT
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