James Norton stars as Welsh journalist Gareth Jones whose 1930s visit to Soviet Ukraine uncovered the truth of Stalin’s state-sponsored famine and reputedly inspired George Orwell’s Animal Farm.
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.
A dog accompanies his owner through the highs and lows of quarantine.
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 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.