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.
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.
Power in the Blood - Vernon Oxford's mission to save souls in Northern Ireland
Power in the Blood documents country gospel singer and preacher Vernon Oxford’s journey from his home in Franklin, Tennessee to Belfast on a mission to bring the healing power of Jesus back to Northern Ireland.
John T. Davis follows Vernon into drinking dens, mission halls and the Prison Officer...
Heart on the Line - John T. Davis' celebration of Nashville songwriters
John T. Davis' 1990 documentary offers a rare insight into the lyrics, lives and attitudes of Nashville’s songwriters, the largely unknown men and women whose art is the lifeblood of the country music industry.
The film features performances and commentary by major songwriters such as Harlan How...
The Uncle Jack - a vivid portrait of cinema architect John McBride Neill
The Uncle Jack is at once a portrait of John T. Davis’ maternal uncle John McBride Neill, the cinema architect who from the 1930s to the 1960s designed 18 of Northern Ireland's most cherished cinemas, and a self-portrait of Davis himself.
It was ‘the uncle Jack’ who catalysed Davis’ passion for ...
Self Conscious Over You - The Outcasts' 1980 Ulster Hall gig
Witness The Outcasts at their incendiary best in this thrilling concert film from John T. Davis.
Organised by Terri Hooley's Good Vibration Records, this legendary gig found almost 1800 people cramming into The Ulster Hall to see local band The Outcasts. The events depicted here were later immor...