A dog accompanies his owner through the highs and lows of quarantine.
The Curzon Film Centre was not just a cinema, it was many different things to different people. A family heirloom, a place for inspiration, relaxation and above all a safe space in a divided community where there were few.
In late 2019 to early 2020, poetry students from the Seamus Heaney Centre were invited to make new works in response to the Changing Views exhibition at the Ulster Museum.
French director Bruno Dumont's sequel to 2014’s Li’l Quinquin is another absurd and macabre adventure featuring aliens, refugees and madcap cops, centred around an investigation into some seriously whiffy business. Presented in two parts, both of which will be available to rent on QFT Player.
Behind a Performance: Tufo da Mafalala is an experimental documentary exploring the rituals of Tufo, a traditional Mozambican dance. The film is a collaboration between the Grupo de Tufo da Mafalala, the Associação IVERCA, and researchers in the field of sonic arts and ethnography from Queen’s University Belfast. Free to watch on QFT Player.
The Seamus Heaney Centre's Professor Nick Laird, joins US poet Sharon Olds, in conversation with students from Queen's University. Their conversation took place in November 2020, and is the first in a series of online events with Nick and other internationally renowned poets. Available to watch for free on QFT Player.
The Seamus Heaney Centre's Professor Nick Laird joins US poet Terrance Hayes, in conversation with students from Queen's University Belfast. Their conversation took place in December 2020, and it is the second in a series of online events with Nick and other internationally renowned poets. Available to watch for free on QFT Player.
The Seamus Heaney Centre's Michael West joins director and filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson, in conversation with students from Queen's University Belfast. Their conversation took place in January 2021, and it is one of the Seamus Heaney Centre’s regular masterclasses with renowned writers. Available to watch for free on QFT Player.
Part Lord of the Flies, part Animal Farm, part rave, Replay Theatre Company's Dancing at the Disco... propels audiences into a post-virus future where the survivors are young, but the rules are old: Don’t Question, Don’t Challenge, Don’t Dare.
The creator of the extremely popular Pigeon and Plum’s Family Vaudeville Cabaret and the Family Comedy Club returns to the Belfast Children’s Festival with his pioneering comedy.
8,352 children in Northern Ireland have the role of providing significant care for a family member. 16 March 2021 is National Young Carers Day.
Baby Rave returns for BCF21 - with a difference! Get your groove on from the comfort of your own home with a selection of old-school rave anthems delivered by Belfast Children’s Festival DJ in-residence, Kwame Daniels.
Explore the world beneath your feet. Look down. What are you standing on?
In association with the MAC, MY PLACE is the story of the magic of the everyday told through a child's perspective.
Turnabout is a new Maiden Voyage dance and music performance commissioned from choreographer Jennifer Rooney and composer Elaine Agnew.