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Christmas 2023

Make QFT part of your Christmas with our season of Christmas classics, hidden gems and modern favourites.

Christmas 2023: It's a Wonderful Life

Christmas at QFT wouldn't be the same without the ultimate festive classic from Oscar-winning director Frank Capra, starring James Stewart as despairing businessmen George Bailey.
08 December 2023 until 24 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Home Alone

Young Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is spending Christmas at home. The problem is, he's the only one. His family have flown to France leaving Kevin as the head of the household.
12 December 2023 , 16 December 2023 , 20 December 2023 , 22 December 2023 until 23 December 2023
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Holyland Winter Festival: The Snowman/Father Christmas Double Bill

Join us for a magical double bill of festive Raymond Briggs classics, The Snowman and Father Christmas. Screening as part of the Holyland Winter Festival presented by the Forward South Partnership.
13 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Elf

Celebrate 20 years of festive mayhem with everyone’s favourite fish-out-of-water, Buddy the Elf (Will Ferrell).
14 December 2023 , 20 December 2023 until 24 December 2023
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Christmas 2023 x LUMI: Tokyo Godfathers

Chosen by our LUMI programmers, Satoshi Kon's anime gem follows three homeless friends on the streets of Tokyo who discover an abandoned baby on Christmas Eve. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in glorious 4K.
15 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: The Muppet Christmas Carol

Brian Henson directs his late father's creations in a hilarious and heartfelt take on Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas story.
15 December 2023 , 17 December 2023 until 21 December 2023 , 23 December 2023 until 24 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Bad Santa

The ultimate feel-bad Christmas movie returns to QFT for its 20th anniversary in all its foul-mouthed, gleefully rude glory.
15 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Scrooge (1951)

Directed by the acclaimed Belfast-born filmmaker Brian Desmond Hurst, Scrooge is one of the best-known adaptations of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic.
15 December 2023 , 17 December 2023 , 19 December 2023 , 23 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: So This is Christmas

From Irish documentarian Ken Wardrop (His & Hers) comes a heartwarming film that illuminates the challenges often unseen beyond the toys, trees and tinsel in a small Irish village.
15 December 2023 until 16 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Santa-obsessed writer-director Shane Black (Lethal Weapon, The Nice Guys) presents one of the best “is it a Christmas movie?” Christmas movies of all time, featuring a private eye, a case of mistaken identity and a Hollywood murder mystery.
16 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: The Nightmare Before Christmas

From the unique, gothic imagination of Tim Burton, The Nightmare Before Christmas is a playfully skewed take on the festive ghost story, now celebrating its 30th anniversary.
16 December 2023 , 21 December 2023 until 22 December 2023
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Dementia Friendly: It's a Wonderful Life

Join us for a special Dementia Friendly screening of the ultimate festive classic from Oscar-winning director Frank Capra, starring James Stewart as despairing businessmen George Bailey.
16 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Carol

When Therese (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store the two women develop a fast, complicated bond.
17 December 2023 until 18 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: The Holiday

An all-star cast bring gravitas to this Christmas story of love across the ocean which has become a firm festive favourite for some members of the QFT team.
17 December 2023 until 18 December 2023 , 22 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Remember the Night

Double Indemnity stars Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray sparkle as a shoplifter and a prosecuting attorney brought unexpectedly together for Christmas.
19 December 2023 until 20 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Love Actually

With nine separate stories and the cheesiest concept you can imagine, you’ll never want to admit that Love Actually is a classic tearjerker...but it is!
21 December 2023 until 24 December 2023
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Christmas 2023: Die Hard

There are two types of people in the world. Those who believe Die Hard is the greatest Christmas film of all-time, and those who are wrong. Yippee-ki-yay!
22 December 2023 until 23 December 2023
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