The ‘Belfast Film Festival’, which will run from 30. March to 8. April in Belfast, is the main film event in Northern Ireland. It has arrived at the 16th edition, and has established as a main event not only for the 10 days of screenings, but also for a huge number of year activities, including education, through the all city.
To celebrate quality cinema, the festival has also established a documentary film competition, the ‘Maysles Brothers Award’. This was launched in 2006 by the legend Albert Maysles himself, and recognizes the best of new observational documentary work from around the world.