Cinema in Belfast - August 2015

Blockbuster movie releases, independent film screenings and more in picture houses across Belfast

45 Years - Opens on August 28 in Queen's Film Theatre 
Described as one of the best British films of the year, Andrew Haigh’s subtly devastating film is about the fractured relationship between a couple – delightfully played by Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay – as they head towards their 45th wedding anniversary party. Read more 
45 Years
13 Minutes - Runs from August 14 - 20 in Queen's Film Theatre 
13 Minutes tells the incredible true story of the man who nearly changed the world - Georg Elser, a carpenter who attempted to carry out a bomb plot against Hitler at a Nazi convention in Munich, 1939. Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel (Downfall), and with music by David Holmes. Book tickets
13 Film
Close Encounters of the Third Kind - August 7 on Divis and the Black Mountain

A special outdoor screening of Steven Spielberg's Sci-fi classic; a film which happens to be about a spaceship landing on a mountaintop! Jointly hosted by the Belfast Hills Partnership and the National Trust, it promises to be an unforgettable night. FInd out more

Bugsy Malone - August 4, 6, 11, 13, 22 & 29 in Strand Arts Centre 
The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all child cast. Instead of real bullets they use 'splurge guns' that cover the victim in cream. The story tells of the rise of Bugsy Malone and the battle for power between Fat Sam and Dandy Dan. More information 
Amy - August 4 at Movie House Cinema, Dublin Road 
From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. Book tickets
Amy Winehouse