Made in My Town: Belfast on Film

Made in My Town: Belfast on Film

Date: 11/09/2015 16:12

As part of BFI Britain on Film and Culture Night Belfast 2015, Northern Ireland Screen, Film Hub NI and QFT present a fascinating glimpse into Belfast's history on film. Drawing on the wealth of material contained in Northern Ireland Screen's online Digital Film Archive, pop-up viewing stations will give you a chance to explore the city's rich cinematic history from the very beginnings of the moving image, in the late-1800s, right up to the 1970s and beyond.

Comprising material from newsreels, amateur movies, government collections and much more, archive film will be showcased from 2pm onwards at three Culture Night 2015 locations.

Films depicting the changing face of the city centre will be displayed in a pop-up pod by the Hudson bar (Gresham Street). Belfast's industrial life will be the theme at Academy Street and visitors to Caffè Nero, Rosemary Street, can see excerpts from some of the Digital Film Archive's most notable documentaries.


Should you wish to find out more, staff from the Digital Film Archive will be onsite at the various locations at the following times:

The City Centre on Film - Beside the Hudson Bar, Gresham Street: 3.00pm and 4.30pm 
Industrial Belfast on Film - Academy Street: 3.30pm and 5.00pm
Documenting Belfast - Caffè Nero, Rosemary Street: 4.00pm and 5.30pm