Belfast Film Festival

1 – 9 April 2020


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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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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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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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The Forecaster

Directed by Marcus Vetter

Presented by Second Chance Cinema. The Forecaster tells the story of Martin Armstrong, once a US based trillion dollar financial advisor, who developed a computer model based on the number pi and other cyclical theories to predict economic turning points with eerie accuracy.

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Directed by Mu-Ming Tsai

Maker is a feature documentary looking into the maker movement in America which is reforming the economy with a new wave of Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together.

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