Cinema in Belfast - September 2015
Blockbuster movie releases, independent film screenings and more in picture houses across Belfast
Mistress America — Running until September 3 in Queen’s Film Theatre
Described as ‘hilarious and poignant’, director Noah Baumbach returns with this wonderful comedy. Telling the story of a lonely college freshman in New York who is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Gerwig), Mistress America is a comedy about dream-chasing, score-settling, makeshift families, and cat-stealing. Full details can be found here.
Phantom Cinema — September 18 at The Mac
Belfast Film Festival present a series of short films which appropriate and remix classic films. These are artists who use popular film to rework their meanings. Artists include Martin Arnold, Peter Tscharkassky and Bruce Connor and Takeshi Murata.
Pulp Fiction — September 17 at T13
Pop Up Film Club joins forces with Jameson for an immersive cinematic experience based on the works of Quentin Tarantino — so make your way down to Jack Rabbit Slim's, grab a five dollar shake and enjoy his Palm d'Or-winning masterpiece.
In the Turn — September 18 at Sunflower Public House
Outburst Arts and Belfast City Rockets present a screening of 'In The Turn' where a transgender girl in Canada gets her groove on by joining the local Roller Derby team.
The Silent Occupier — September 18 at Cottorn Court Managed Workspace
Come and look at Belfast city in a new light... through its shadowy core. Although videoed in colour, this 2.5 min reels has a quite a dark film noir feel and the soundtrack mirrors this, it shall be accompanied by a collection of black and white prints from Lise's collection, The Silent Occupier.
Léon — September 25th at Movie House Cinema, Dublin Road
A special screening as part of Crime Season, Léon tells the story of Léon, a professional assassin, who reluctantly takes in Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, after her family is murdered. Starring Jean Reno and Natalie Portman, Léon is gripping from start to finish.
3 Men and a Baby — September 27 at Strand Arts Centre
In celebration of Belfast’s first BabyDay, Strand Arts Centre are screening this much-loved film. Following New York City roommates Peter (Tom Selleck), Michael (Steve Guttenberg) and Jack (Ted Danson) in their hapless attempts to take care of baby Mary, the 1987 classic is Strand Arts Centre’s longest running film.