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Cinemagic is an award-winning festival using the magic of film & moving images to entertain, educate, motivate and inspire young people.

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People

Suitable for ages under 12 years - festival normally takes place in October.
Highlights include the talent lab masterclasses with industry professionals, fun-filled family film events and the 'CineSeekers' and 'CineFocus' film juries which offer young people the chance to take on the role of reviewers and watch a series of films in-competition!

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival

Suitable for ages between 12 and 25 years - festival normally takes place in November.

The festival is hosted in various cinemas and arts venues across Belfast. Young people and all fans of film can enjoy a feast of classic and new cinema from around the world with accompanying film and television education workshops, masterclasses, film-making competitions and question and answer sessions.

Festival Highlights 2019 :-
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  • 49 Botanic Avenue
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT7 1JL

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  • Family Friendly and Welcoming
  • Fun, vibrant and exciting!
  • Showcasing local and international talent
  • Educating and inspiring young people
  • Helping young people develop, and to achieve their dreams

30th Cinemagic Film Festival

17 Oct - 03 Nov 2019

The 30th Anniversary Cinemagic Festival has unveiled over 30 days of unmissable opportunities for young audiences in Belfast and across Northern Ireland.

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Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary Screening

Wed, 30 Oct 2019, 7:00pm

Come along to Belfast Cathedral for a screening of the Wizard of Oz, coinciding with the classic’s own 80th anniversary!

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Ötzi and the Mystery Of Time

Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 10:30am

Come along to the Odeon Belfast for a special screening of Ötzi and the Mystery Of Time as part of he 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Whistle Down the Wind

Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 12:30pm

QFT are delighted to welcome Hayley Mills to Belfast for the screening of Whistle Down the Wind.

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A Christmas Star

Sat, 16 Nov 2019, 3:00pm

Come along to the Ulster Museum for a festive screening of A Christmas Star as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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‘The Snowman’ and ‘The Snowman and the Snowdog’

Fri, 13 Dec 2019, 6:30pm

Come along to No Alibis Bookstore for a festive screening of 'The Snowman' and 'The Snowman and the Snowdog'.

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Sun, 15 Dec 2019, 1:30pm

Join the Crescent Arts Centre for a festive screening of the Christmas classic 'It's a Wonderful Life'.

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Bridge to Terabithia

Fri, 25 Oct 2019, 6:30pm

As part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival, come along to No Alibis Bookstore for a screening of 'The Bridge to Terabithia'.

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Cinematography with Seamus McGarvey

Sat, 26 Oct 2019, 10:00am

Armagh native Seamus McGarvey is one of film's foremost cinematographers. If you're interested in cinematography then this event is perfect for you!

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Voice Acting for Cartoons and Animation

Sat, 26 Oct 2019, 11:00am

In this exciting and practical mini-masterclass you’ll learn what it takes to become a voice artist for cartoons and animation.

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The Greatest Showman with Seamus McGarvey

Sat, 26 Oct 2019, 2:00pm

Come along to Odeon Belfast for a special screening of 'The Greatest Showman' with Q&A from cinematographer Seamus McGarvey.

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Suzie, do you copy? A Cult Film Double Bill

Sun, 27 Oct 2019, 1:00pm

To celebrate Halloween The Black Box are delving into the films that inspired the cultural phenomenon that is ‘Stranger Things’.

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Create Your Own Flip Books

Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 3:00pm

Go back to one of the very first and most important methods of animation at this children’s workshop.

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The Swallows of Kabul

Fri, 18 Oct 2019, 6:15pm

Join QFT for a special screening of Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec's film 'The Swallows of Kabul' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Land of Glass

Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 10:30am

Come along to the Odeon Belfast for a special screening of 'The Land of Glass' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Princess Emy

Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 11:00am

Come along to the Odeon Belfast for a special screening of 'Princess Emy' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Pororo – Treasure Island Adventure

Sat, 19 Oct 2019, 1:00pm

Come along to the Odeon Belfast for a special screening of 'Pororo - Treasure Island Adventure' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Hocus Pocus Fancy Dress Screening

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 1:00pm

Join the Ulster Museum for a spooky screening of the Halloween classic 'Hocus Pocus' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Ghost Hunters: On Icy Trails plus Q&A with Jaqueline Kerrin

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 10:30am

Come along to the Linen Hall Library for a spooky screening of 'Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Into the West plus Q&A with Maggie Rodford

Wed, 30 Oct 2019, 10:30am

Come along to the Linen Hall Library for a special screening of 'Into the West' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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Beetlejuice

Thu, 31 Oct 2019, 6:30pm

Join the Ulster Museum this Halloween for a spooky screening of 'Beetlejuice' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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The Legend of Longwood plus Q&A with Director Lisa Mulcahy

Fri, 01 Nov 2019, 1:00pm

Come along to the Linen Hall Library for a special screening of 'The Legend of Longwood' as part of the 30th Cinemagic Film Festival.

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