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The African Queen

Directed by John Huston

  • USA
  • 1951
  • 106 mins

Presented as part of the Tall Ships Festival. In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. Strong performances from Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn distinguish this classic romantic adventure.

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3:00pm £Free

Swallows and Amazons

Directed by Claude Whatham

  • UK
  • 1977
  • 92 mins
  • English

Claude Whatham directs this charming adaptation of the classic novel by Arthur Ransome. It is a story set in 1929, where four children travel on holiday to the Lake District. The film is all about the children's adventures, relationships and rivalry. A timeless family classic!

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3:00pm £Free

Lifeboat

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

  • USA
  • 1944
  • 96 mins
  • English

In this tense Alfred Hitchcock thriller, based on a John Steinbeck novella, American and British civilians who have survived the sinking of their ship by a German submarine struggle to reach land in a crowded lifeboat.

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6:00pm £Free

Gabbeh

Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf

  • Iran
  • 1996
  • 76 mins
  • Persian

Quite possibly the most eye poppingly gorgeous film ever made, this sumptuous allegorical tale focuses on an almost extinct nomadic tribe of South Eastern Iran who are famed for their intricately designed Persian "Gabbeh" carpets.

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7:00pm £4

Fish and Cat

Directed by Shahram Mokri

  • Iran
  • 2013
  • 134 mins
  • Dari

Told in one single stunning shot this gripping film succeeds in ‘unhinging’ time to create a strange, haunting feel to seemingly everyday events.

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7:00pm £4

The Apple

Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf

  • Iran
  • 1998
  • 83 mins
  • Farsi

This turns the real-life story of the protective incarceration of two young girls by their father into an allegory of deliverance and redemption.

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7:00pm £4

Selma at Parliament Buildings, Stormont

Directed by Ava DuVernay

  • USA
  • 2014
  • 127 mins
  • English

Mitchel McLaughlin MLA, Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly in conjunction with the US Consulate cordially invites you to the Northern Ireland pre-screening of the Oscar nominated film Selma. The event is held in partnership with The Belfast Film Festival.

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6:30pm £Free