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QFT - Northern Ireland's leading independent cinema

Established in 1968, the Queen's Film Theatre, or QFT, is the living, breathing heart of independent cinema in Northern Ireland and occupies a unique place in Belfast’s cultural and entertainment life. It shows the very best in new and classic world cinema and hosts local and international film festivals and seasons throughout the year with regular theatrical premieres. QFT welcomes special guests from the world of cinema every month, hosting Q&As with directors and cast – bringing film lovers face to face with filmmakers.

“Few places can match the vibrant atmosphere of Northern Ireland’s best loved cinema” Mark Kermode, Film Critic for BBC and The Guardian

QFT makes its cultural film programme accessible to all members of the community, including those in primary/secondary education, those in unemployment or who consider themselves having a disability. It provides access screenings featuring audio enhancement, audio description and on-screen captioning.

QFT is also available for hire as a venue for private screenings, weddings, conferences and special occasions! Submit an enquiry via our website >>

You can book tickets online, in person at QFT Box Office or by telephone on 028 9097 1097 after 6pm.

Opening times vary, depending on film times – doors open 30mins before the first screening of the day, check the website for film listings.


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  • 20 University Square
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT7 1NN

Top Reasons To Visit

  • QFT has a spacious fully licensed bar/café area and free parking evenings and weekends
  • Tickets are just £4 on a Monday
  • Fantastic student ticket and drinks offers
  • QFT is one of the highest ranked venues on Tripadvisor
  • Membership

    QFT offers different membership options to suit how often you visit the cinema, with loads of exclusive benefits! Find out more >>

Hoop Dreams

Thu, 24 Oct 2019, 6:00pm

QFT presents a 25th anniversary screening of Hoop Dreams; an epic chronicle of hope and faith, and arguably the greatest documentary of all time.

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Midnight Cowboy

Tue, 22 Oct 2019, 6:00pm

Special 50th anniversary screening, introduced by filmmaker Brian Henry Martin, whose favourite film is Midnight Cowboy.

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Une Femme Douce

Mon, 28 Oct 2019, 6:20pm

Fifty years after its first release, this 2K digital restoration of Robert Bresson’s first colour film is a testament to the director’s cinematic poise.

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West Side Story

Sat, 02 Nov 2019, 2:30pm

This electrifying musical, co-directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950s New York.

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