The health and safety of Belfast Film Festival and Docs Ireland audiences, staff and volunteers is always a priority for us.
We have been monitoring the current COVID-19 situation and will continue to monitor developments and respond based on the recommendations of the Northern Ireland Chief Medical Officer, the UK and Irish governments, public health authorities and medical professionals.
Current Updates as of 20/03/20:
- Mass gatherings to be avoided.
- The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) now advises British people against all non-essential travel worldwide. This advice took effect immediately on 17 March and applies initially for a period of 30 days.
- Belfast Film Festival 2020 due to take place from 1st – April 2020 has been postponed. Read the full statement here.
- Docs Ireland 2020 due to take place from 10th – 14th June 2020 has been postponed. Read the full statement here.
Belfast Film Festival will continue to monitor the situation and post updates on this page.