Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival
06 October 2017 - 08 November 2017, Times vary – check event website
The annual Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme returns for a jam-packed season in October and November (6 October - 8 November) with over 200 films and diverse creative opportunities to inspire young people.
Audiences can travel the world from their cinema seats and celebrate stories, peoples and cultures from around the globe with a diverse cultural film programme for all ages to enjoy.
You can view the full programme of events and buy tickets at www.wegottickets.com/cinemagic.
Concession rates apply to those over 65, students and those who require a carer.
Opening and Closing Nights
The opening night of the festival will be marked with a special preview of The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie, the new animated adventure in Warner Bros. Pictures' LEGO® franchise, and the festival closing preview is Paddington 2, the much anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film.
New World Cinema
The New World Cinema strand of the film programme in Queen’s Film Theatre presents 12 fascinating and thought-provoking features including the delightfully chilling ghost story Room 213 from Swedish director Emelie Lindblom.
The Documentary Forum offering includes The Other Kids, which follows young Mubiru Rigan who dreams of being the next Fernando Torres and scoring a goal that brings Uganda their first African Cup.
Fans of animation shouldn't miss the Super Dark Tales thread of the film programme with screenings of Loving Vincent, the world's first fully painted feature film about the mystery surrounding the death of famed painter Vincent van Gogh in 1890 France.
Master Storytellers, Activity Screenings and History on Film
The Ulster Museum will host an eclectic series of films and special events for all the family to enjoy. A Master Storytellers focus on Dr Seuss includes screenings of The Lorax with a recycled arts and craft workshop, and Horton Hears a Who! Comic book fans will be flocking to The Peanuts Movie accompanied by a mini-comic making workshop with the Comic Book Guys. Young people can also enjoy some circus fun before a screening of the Disney classic Dumbo.
Guests from the world of film and television include acclaimed actor, presenter and writer, Sir Tony Robinson; Golden Globe nominated music composer, Trevor Jones, (The Last of the Mohicans, In The Name of The Father); Academy Award and BAFTA nominated cinematographer, Seamus McGarvey (Atonement, Anna Karenina, Nocturnal Animals, Avengers Assemble); film critic supremo, Mark Kermode; and BAFTA and Academy Award winning Make-Up Designer, Christine Blundell (Topsy Turvy, Mr Turner).
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