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Lucky

Harry Dean Stanton’s final film is a funny and touching treat: a must-see.
14 September 2018 until 30 September 2018 , 02 October 2018 , 04 October 2018
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Climax

In this Cannes award winner, legendary provocateur Gaspar Noé delivers an ecstatic and ...
21 September 2018 until 27 September 2018
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MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve ...
21 September 2018 until 27 September 2018
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The Little Stranger

In his first film since Room, Oscar nominated Lenny Abrahamson directs The Little Stranger, a ...
21 September 2018 until 04 October 2018
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The Rider

Chloé Zhao’s (Songs My Brothers Taught Me) award-winning impressionistic drama casts ...
25 September 2018 until 27 September 2018
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A Mother Brings Her Son To Be Shot

Five years in the making, this brave and level-headed documentary exposes paramilitary activity in ...
26 September 2018
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Cold War

PaweĊ‚ Pawlikowski follows his Oscar-winning Ida with the stunning Cold War, an epic romance set ...
26 September 2018
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NT Live: King Lear

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving ...
27 September 2018 , 27 October 2018
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Apostasy

Written and directed by a former Jehovah’s Witness, this gripping debut depicts a family ...
27 September 2018
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The Wife

Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions ...
28 September 2018 until 04 October 2018
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Black '47

Lance Daly’s unique, western-tinged revenge thriller stars James Frecheville (Animal ...
28 September 2018 until 04 October 2018
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Screen/Print Exhibition

To celebrate one year of SCREEN/PRINT and the 50th anniversary of QFT, the Naughton Gallery ...
04 October 2018 until 14 October 2018
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QFT50 Opening Night: First Man

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW The Academy Award-winning team of director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling ...
05 October 2018
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QFT50 Exhibition

Since opening its doors in 1968 QFT has occupied a very special place in Belfast’s cultural ...
05 October 2018 until 31 October 2018
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Tehran Taboo

This striking animated first feature from Iranian-born Ali Soozandeh gives a rare glimpse into ...
05 October 2018 until 07 October 2018
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Cal

Pat O’Connor’s legendary 1984 film Cal, based on the novel by Bernard MacLaverty, kept ...
06 October 2018
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50 Years of Queen's Film Theatre

In October 1968, Queen’s Film Theatre opened in a converted lecture hall on the university ...
06 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Godless Youth

Based on the novel by Ödön von Horvath Godless Youth is an intelligently crafted, ...
06 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Virus Tropical

Adapted from the graphic novel memoir by Colombian-Ecuadorian cartoonist Powerpaola, Virus Tropical ...
06 October 2018
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Memories of Underdevelopment

One of the first Cuban films to achieve significant success abroad, Tomás Gutiérrez ...
07 October 2018
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A-Z of Belfast Cinemas

Join filmmaker Brian Henry Martin on an alphabetical odyssey, a special illustrated talk to ...
07 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Cross My Heart

Montreal, October 1970. Twelve-year-old Manon's family is on the verge of collapse; she and her ...
07 October 2018
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Cinemagic: The Seen and Unseen

Steeped in theatrics, fantasy and psychology, The Seen and Unseen is haunting in its evocation of ...
07 October 2018
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A Northern Soul

A Northern Soul glimpses Hull as it transforms into the City of Culture 2017 and its people hoping ...
08 October 2018
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Stories From The Troubles

Stories from the Troubles - Independent documentaries since the 1998 ceasefires.
08 October 2018
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Wajib

Wajib is a powerful, affecting and frequently funny drama by Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You), ...
08 October 2018 until 11 October 2018
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Tower. A Bright Day.

NASZ EXPRESS, POLISH CULTURAL WEEK AND QFT50 PRESENT: An idyllic countryside family reunion takes ...
09 October 2018
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Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc

The ever-unpredictable Bruno Dumont (Li’l Quinquin) takes another thrilling hairpin turn with ...
10 October 2018
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The Passionate Politics of Joan of Arc

Bruno Dumont’s metal musical Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc is a wildly different ...
10 October 2018
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Wild Nights With Emily

OUTBURST & QFT50 PRESENT: The notion of acclaimed poet Emily Dickinson as a tortured recluse ...
11 October 2018
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Queer Cinema: Rewind and Fast Forward

Dr Monica Pearl presents a fascinating take on the history and future of queer cinema for ...
11 October 2018
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Child of Mine

Filmed over two years at UCLH and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Child of Mine sensitively follows ...
11 October 2018
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Possum

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW The long-awaited debut feature from cult writer/director/actor Matthew Holness ...
12 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Zombillenium

Welcome to Zombillenium, an amusement park where every day is Halloween, being staffed by actual ...
12 October 2018
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First Man

The Academy Award-winning team of director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling (La La Land) ...
12 October 2018 until 25 October 2018
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My 20th Century

From Ildikó Enyedi (whose latest film On Body and Soul has gone on to be a huge ...
13 October 2018
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Good Vibrations

If ever a film embodied the anarchic, irreverent spirit of Belfast then Good Vibrations is it.
13 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Fake Tattoos

This exhilarating debut feature from Québécois filmmaker Pascal Plante follows the ...
13 October 2018
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Cinemagic: The Best of All Worlds

Austrian director Adrian Goiginger's autobiographical feature debut is a powerful family story that ...
13 October 2018
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Cinemagic: The Last Fiction

Based on the classic thousand-year-old Persian poem, ‘The Book of Kings’.
13 October 2018
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Faces Places

Marking a long-awaited return to filmmaking in the year of her 90th birthday, Face Places sees ...
14 October 2018
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Bloodyminded

The morality of war past and present is explored in Bloodyminded: the UK’s first interactive ...
14 October 2018
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The European Film Industry in the New Millennium

While Europe has witnessed new records of film produced per year and a consistent development of ...
14 October 2018
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Cinemagic: More

Adapted from the award-winning novel of the same name by Hakan Günday, More is the gripping ...
14 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Pure Hearts

A young girl pushes the boundaries of her strict upbringing when she forms an unshakable bond with ...
14 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Hoffmaniada

This stunning stop-motion animation is based on three of E.T.A. Hoffmann's tales; Klein Zaches, The ...
14 October 2018
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Dogman

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW After premiering in Competition at Cannes to rave reviews, Matteo ...
15 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Tito and the Birds

Tito is a shy 10-year-old boy who lives with his mother. When an unusual epidemic starts to spread ...
15 October 2018
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QFT50 Anniversary Night: Viva Maria!

At 8.30pm on 16 October 1968, QFT opened its doors for the first time with a screening of Louis ...
16 October 2018
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Peterloo

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW The 62nd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® ...
17 October 2018
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Seeing in the Dark

Yes, the hardware does matter! Projectors used to be a source of spectacle and fascination, from ...
17 October 2018
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Touch Me Not

Romanian director Adina Pintilie’s Berlin Golden Bear winner is a bold, quietly provocative ...
18 October 2018
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The Devil's Doorway

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW Aislinn Clarke's debut feature film – which holds the dual distinction of ...
19 October 2018
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My Left Foot

A huge hit at QFT upon its initial release in 1989, My Left Foot launched Jim Sheridan’s ...
19 October 2018
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Mark Kermode Film Night: The Breadwinner

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! CINEMAGIC & QFT50 PRESENT: Film Critic, broadcaster and ...
20 October 2018
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The Secret of Kells

CINEMAGIC & QFT50 PRESENT: Celtic mythology, magic and fantasy come together in a riot of ...
20 October 2018
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Song of the Sea

CINEMAGIC & QFT50 PRESENT: This Oscar-nominated follow up to The Secret of Kells is another ...
20 October 2018
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Cartoon Saloon Animation Workshop

CINEMAGIC & QFT50 PRESENT: Join Oscar-nominated animation studio, Cartoon Saloon (The Secret ...
20 October 2018
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Mark Kermode: How Does It Feel? Book Tour

CINEMAGIC & QFT50 PRESENT: How Does It Feel? - A Life of Musical Misadventures Mark Kermode ...
21 October 2018
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Make Me Up

THE NAUGHTON GALLERY AT QUEEN'S & QFT50 PRESENT: Siri wakes to find herself trapped inside a ...
22 October 2018
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Derry Girls

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! NORTHERN IRELAND SCREEN & QFT50 PRESENT: Join us in celebrating ...
23 October 2018
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Women Over 50 Film Festival Shorts

A selection of short films drawn from the most recent Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF).
24 October 2018
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Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead, directed by horror master George A. Romero, is a great story of ...
24 October 2018
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Shoplifters

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW This year’s surprise Cannes Palme d’Or winner is one of Japanese ...
25 October 2018
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Together + Live Jazz Score

BELFAST INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL & QFT50 PRESENT: A unique screening with live ...
26 October 2018
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Midnight Movie All-Nighter

To celebrate QFT's 50th Birthday and our 18 year working relationship, Belfast Film Festival and ...
26 October 2018
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Wildlife

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW In Paul Dano’s directing debut, Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal capture ...
27 October 2018
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A Better Tomorrow 2018

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW Ding Sheng remakes John Woo's seminal Hong Kong crime thriller A Better Tomorrow ...
27 October 2018
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Women in Film, 1968-2018

Drawing on a range of local and international films and filmmakers, this talk will provide an ...
27 October 2018
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Bhaji On The Beach

Gurinder Chadha’s Bhaji on the Beach is an empowering and cultured comedy about the bond ...
28 October 2018
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Point Break

Point Break was lost from cinemas for seven years, but film programmer/writer Sophie Brown hunted ...
28 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Young Filmmaker Showcase 1

Join Cinemagic for a celebratory showcase of young filmmaking talent from the UK and Ireland at our ...
28 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Young Filmmaker Showcase 2

Join Cinemagic for a celebratory showcase of young filmmaking talent from the UK and Ireland at our ...
28 October 2018
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Cinemagic: Young Filmmaker Awards

Join Cinemagic for a celebratory showcase of young filmmaking talent from the UK and Ireland at our ...
28 October 2018
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Suspiria

Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love, Call Me by Your Name) pays homage to Dario Argento’s horror ...
28 October 2018
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The Green Fog

Guy Maddin’s (The Forbidden Room) latest cinematic fever dream is a madcap medley of excerpts ...
29 October 2018
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Monty Python's Life of Brian

Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all ...
30 October 2018
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From Battleship Potemkin to Last Tango in Paris: Film Censorship in Northern Ireland

This talk will explore the controversies faced by particular films within Northern Ireland.
30 October 2018
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QFT50 Closing Night: Widows

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW A heavyweight cast — including Viola Davis, Daniel Kaluuya, Liam Neeson, ...
31 October 2018
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NT Live: Allelujah!

Filmed live in front of an audience at London's Bridge Theatre, Alan Bennett’s rousing ...
01 November 2018
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RSC Live: Troilus & Cressida

Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to ...
14 November 2018
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NT Live: The Madness of George III

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett will be ...
20 November 2018
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The King and I: From The London Palladium

The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of ...
29 November 2018
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NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s ...
06 December 2018
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NT Live: I'm Not Running

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre ...
31 January 2019