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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: Animated Shorts

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    After a brilliant in person event at the start of December we're bringing three excellent shorts to QFT Player. Curated by Gage Oxley, this BFI Film Academy Recommends selection is available from Fri 17 – Fri 24 Dec to watch for free (UK and Ireland only).

    TOT (Dir. Aimée Kirkham Priester)
    LUCAS...

  • Free Collection

    53 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

    23 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...

  • Ten Plagues

    1 video

    The Belfast Ensemble, in association with Outburst Arts, present their first lockdown broadcast. Part cabaret torch songs, part Schubert, Ten Plagues draws parallels with the 20th century emergence of AIDS, but here takes on a breathtaking 2020 significance. Performed by Matthew Cavan and Conor M...

  • Hobo
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    Hobo

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    QFT Player presents Hobo (1991) by John T. Davis, Northern Ireland’s most distinctive documentary filmmaker and cinematographer. Available to rent for £1.99.

    Hobo is an intensely personal portrait of Beargrease, a man gripped with chronic wanderlust. To make this remarkable film, John T. Davis s...