The 15th annual Belfast Film Festival takes place between April 16 and 25 in venues across the city.
Here’s our 10 picks for each day of the festival…
1. I Am Belfast
Moviehouse, Dublin Road – Thursday, April 16 – 7pm – £8
This unique film by Mark Cousins looks at a changing Belfast with a 10,000 year old woman as our free spirited tour guide. 84 mins
2. Listen Up Philip
QFT – Friday, April 17 – 6.30pm – £6
A complex, intimate and highly idiosyncratic comedy starring Jason Schwartzman as a writer whose only focus is himself. 110 mins
3. Danger 5
Beanbag Cinema, 23 Donegall Street – Saturday, April 18 – 4pm – £5
An exclusive screening of the cult Australian TV series which follows a team of spies on a mission to kill Hitler.
4. L’il Quin Quin
QFT – Sunday, April 19 – 1pm – £6
Bruno Dumont’s absurdist metaphysical murder mystery prompts inevitable comparisons to Twin Peaks & True Detective. 220 mins
5. Film Devour
Black Box – Monday, April 20 – 7pm – £5
Film Devour showcases the best in local short films. 2 awards will be presented on the night for Audience Choice & Directors Choice.
QFT – Tuesday, April 21 – 7pm – £6
Fascinating fashion original Iris Apfel is the subject of this rousing salute to iconoclasm in the late Albert Maysles docufilm. 83 mins
7. Spaced Night
Black Box – Wednesday, April 22 – 7.30pm – £5
Plan 9 Film Club present a celebration of the comedy sitcom from the team who went to produce Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz.
8. Showgirls Outdoors
Sunflower Bar – Thursday, April 23 – 9pm – £6
Where better to watch former Saved By The Bell star Elizabeth Berkley descend into depravity than a beer garden with your mates?
9. Shooting For Socrates
Waterfront – Friday, April 24 – 8pm – £10
The UK premiere of the David & Goliath story set in Belfast against the backdrop of NI vs Brazil at the 1986 World Cup. 91 mins
10. The Survivalist
Moviehouse, Dublin Road – Saturday, April 25 – 7pm – £8
This film by Stephen Fingleton tells the tale of a ruthless loner who lives off the land in post-collapse Northern Ireland. 104 mins
For more information go to belfastfilmfestival.org