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There's no need to subscribe to enjoy QFT Player. QFT presents films for you to watch at home. Shorts, features, documentaries, contemporary musical theatre, literary events - some will appear here for a limited time, some will stick around for a while.

Check out our Free Collection and browse the great films available to rent. If you'd like to find out more there's a blog here that reveals all: https://queensfilmtheatre.com/blog/QFT-Player-101

  • BFI Film Academy Recommends... Halloween

    3 videos

    The next event in our BFI Film Academy Recommends series takes a look at haunting and terrifying short films just in time for Halloween. Six spooky shorts have been programmed by Gage Oxley (he/they), and Ones to Watch at the Nerve Centre in partnership with Dark Hedges Film Festival.

    The films ...

  • Cinemagic Young Filmmaker 2021 - Shortlists

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    Join us as we celebrate the achievements of young people and meet the filmmaking stars of the future.

    Every year Cinemagic receives hundreds of entries into CINEMAGIC YOUNG FILMMAKER from young people wishing to share their stories with a wider audience. In 2021 they received over 600 short film...

  • Free Collection

    54 videos

    Free films for you to watch at home. Shorts, features, documentaries, director Q&As, contemporary musical theatre, literary events - some will appear here for a limited time, some will stick around for a while.

  • Seamus Heaney Centre Collection

    21 videos

    The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's have produced some short films to replace the readings, launches, and conversations that would have formed part of their live literary events programme. Together with colleagues at QFT, they have brought new writing by students, staff, Fellows and friends to in...

  • Ulster Gaeilge: It's Yours Too!

    3 videos

    Ulster Gaeilge: It's Yours Too! is a series of short animations that aims to show the many and different ways in which people in East Belfast and beyond are engaging with the Irish Language. Each animation is one story from one learner who has passed through the doors of Turas, an Irish language ...

  • Ceasefire Generation

    6 videos

    What is it like to grow up in post-conflict Northern Ireland? What are the issues facing the so-called Ceasefire Generation?

    In early 2020, we sat down with ten young people to talk to them about life in Northern Ireland. From these interviews, we’ve created a 6-part docuseries offering a portra...

  • John T. Davis Collection

    9 videos

    John T. Davis is internationally recognised as Northern Ireland’s most distinctive documentary filmmaker and cinematographer. QFT hosted a full retrospective of John's work back in 2017. We are delighted to be able to host a selection of John's classic films on QFT Player.

  • Glenn Marshall: Neuralism

    4 videos

    Neuralism is a collection of short animations by Belfast-based computer artist Glenn Marshall. The animations have been created using artificial intelligence and innovative machine learning techniques, as Glenn explains:

    "As a computer artist for the last 20 years, I’ve been fascinated by gettin...

  • QFT Player

    There's no need to subscribe to enjoy QFT Player. QFT presents films for you to watch at home. Shorts, features, documentaries, contemporary musical theatre, literary events - some will appear here for a limited time, some will stick around for a while.

    Check out our Free Collection and browse t...

  • Ahead of the Curve

    1 video

    With a lucky run at the track and chutzpah for days, Franco Stevens launched Curve, the best-selling lesbian magazine ever published. When Franco learns that Curve is failing, she turns to today’s queer activists to determine her path forward.

    From filmmakers Jen Rainin (Director & Co-Producer) ...

  • The 8th
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    The 8th

    1 video

    Including voices from both sides of the debate, with primary focus on the dynamic female leaders of the pro-choice campaign, The 8th traces the campaign to remove Ireland's 8th Amendment – a constitutional ban on abortion.

    Following the veteran campaigner Ailbhe Smyth and self-described glitter-...