Imagine Festival

Imagine Belfast is a unique festival on ideas and politics with over 150 events taking place from 25-31 March. There’s something for everyone in this eclectic programme. Events include film screenings, workshops, talks, exhibitions, performance art, music, theatre, poetry, tours, and comedy with most events free. Further information at

Nae Pasaran + Discussion

Felipe Bustos Sierra’s feature charts the incredible true story of the Scots who managed to ground half of Chile’s Air Force, from the other side of the world, in the longest single act of solidarity against Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship.
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Bob Roberts + Discussion

In the tradition of This Is Spinal Tap, producer/director/star Tim Robbins’ Bob Roberts is a satire disguised as a documentary.
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It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives

Screening as part of Imagine! Festival of Ideas & Politics, this is the film that made Rosa von Praunheim "famous and notorious" (as he likes to call it), and it is often credited with kickstarting the 1970s gay liberation movement in West Germany.
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On Her Shoulders

Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people. Away from the podium, she must navigate bureaucracy, fame and people's good intentions.
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No Stone Unturned + Discussion

Imagine! Festival of Ideas & Politics presents a screening of Alex Gibney’s film alongside a discussion exploring the importance of investigative journalism.
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Black Staff and Students Matter!

Racism in Higher Education is increasingly recognised as a major issue. This Imagine! Festival of Ideas & Politics event addresses the issue of racism in Higher Education, and gives a voice to staff and students affected by racism.
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