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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.
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  • 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

20 - 25 Jun 2023
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Docs Ireland festival celebrates documentary filmmaking and provides a platform for both national and international documentary industries.

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