Curtain Goes Up in the East on Belfast’s 14th Film Festival

20140319-135756.jpgFilm fans in the east of the city are in for a treat as the 14th Belfast Film Festival with O2 International Sim brings cinematic gems to a screen near you …

Tickets are already sold out for the showing of the Frank Capra comedy classic Mr Smith Goes to Washington at the Great Hall, Parliament Buildings on March 28, but tickets are still available for other movie favourites.

Scottish coming-of-age romantic comedy Gregory’s Girl, ranked #30 in the British Film Institute’s list of the Top 100 British films, is on screen at Nettlefield Primary School at 7.30pm on March 30. Tickets for this Bill Forsyth fun film classic cost £6.

The Oscar-winning Babette’s Feast, at Bloomfield Presbyterian Church at 7.30pm on April 3, is a quiet celebration of divine grace, love and sacrifice. Babette cooks up a mouthwatering menu in this film adaptation of the Karen (Out of Africa) Blixen tale. Tickets £6.

It’s Goodbye Mr Chips at Strandtown Primary School, 7.30pm, March 29, as this much-loved classic starring Oscar-winner Robert Donat spans the life and times of a beloved school teacher over 60 years of war, peace and romance. Tickets £6.

Strand Arts Centre is a Belfast Slave Free Zone at 6pm on March 26 when Unchosen presents the premiere of three short films with the aim of educating people about human trafficking and modern slavery. A post film Q&A will feature relevant local professionals. Free.

Making Terminator Screening and Talk at Strand Arts Centre on April 3 celebrates the 30th anniversary of the film through host Ian Nathan, Empire Magazine writer and author of the book, Terminator Vault. A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, from conception to creative effects. Tickets £6.

Book all events online at www.belfastfilmfestival.org

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