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Queen’s Film Theatre (QFT)

20 University Square, Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1PA
Queen’s Film Theatre (QFT)

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Established in 1968, Queen's Film Theatre, or QFT, is the living, breathing heart of independent cinema in Northern Ireland and occupies a unique place in Belfast’s cultural and entertainment life.

It shows the very best in new and classic world cinema and hosts local and international film festivals and seasons throughout the year with regular theatrical premieres. QFT welcomes special guests from the world of cinema every month, hosting Q&As with directors and cast – bringing film lovers face to face with filmmakers.

QFT makes its cultural film programme accessible to all members of the community, including those in primary/secondary education, those in unemployment or who consider themselves having a disability. It provides access screenings featuring audio enhancement, audio description and on-screen captioning.

QFT is also available for hire as a venue for private screenings, weddings, conferences and special occasions.

You can book tickets online, in person at QFT Box Office or by telephone on (028) 9097 1097 after 18:00.

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Guide Prices

Standard Admission: £6.95
Students and under 16: £4
QUB Staff: £5
Mondays: £4 for every film (Ts&Cs apply)
Concessions available for people with proof of status for unemployment, receipt of state pension and disability (check website for full info)

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Opening Times

* Opening times vary, depending on film times – doors open 30mins before the first screening of the day, check the website for film listings.

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Road Directions

Directions from Town:
From George Best Belfast City Airport: 1. Head south on Airport Rd 210 ft / 64m 2. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Airport Rd 0.2 mi / 0.3km 3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit 0.2 mi / 0.3km 4. Slight left at A2/Sydenham Bypass 1.6 mi / 2.6km 5. Take the A2 ramp 0.2 mi / 0.4km 6. Slight right at Bridge End Flyover (signs for A2) 0.2 mi / 0.4km 7. Slight right at A2/Bridge End Continue to follow A2 0.4 mi / 0.6km 8. Slight left at A20 (signs for M1) 0.2 mi / 0.4km 9. Turn right at A20/May St 0.3 mi / From Belfast International Airport: 1. Head southeast toward Crumlin Rd 292 ft / 89m 2. Continue straight onto Crosshill Rd 1.4 mi / 2.3km 3. Turn left at Manse Rd 0.4 mi / 0.6km 4. Turn left at A52/Nutts Corner Rd Continue to follow A52 Go through 1 roundabout 11.6 mi / 18.6km 5. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto B39/Woodvale Rd Continue to follow B39 1.7 mi / 2.7km 6. Turn right at B126/Millfield 0.2 mi / 0.4km 7. Continue straight onto A501/Divis St Continue to follow A501 0.2 mi / 0.3km 8. Continue on A1/Colleg From the North: 1. Head south on M1 toward Exit 3 0.1 mi / 0.2km 2. At junction 3, exit toward Finaghy/A1/Dunmurry 0.1 mi / 0.2km 3. Turn left at A512/Blacks Rd 0.1 mi / 0.2km 4. Slight left to stay on A512/Blacks Rd 197 ft / 60m 5. Slight left at A1/Upper Lisburn Rd Continue to follow A1 3.1 mi / 4.9km 6. Turn right at Camden St 0.1 mi / 0.2km 7. Turn right at B23/University Rd 108 ft / 33m 8. Turn left at University Square Destination will be on the left 0.1 mi / 0.2km From the South: 1. Head south on M2 toward Exit 1b 1.3 mi / 2.1km 2. At junction 1a, exit toward M1/Belfast (W)/A12 0.1 mi / 0.2km 3. Merge onto A2/Nelson St Continue to follow A2 0.2 mi / 0.3km 4. Continue on A12/Westlink 1.2 mi / 1.9km 5. Slight left at B38 95 ft / 29m 6. Turn left to stay on B38 0.2 mi / 0.3km 7. Turn right at B503/Durham St Continue to follow B503 0.5 mi / 0.7km 8. Turn left at Donegal Rd 449 ft / 0.1km 9. Turn right at A1/Bradbury Pl 453 ft / 0.1km 10. Continue on B23/Univers From City Centre: 1. Head east on A1/Donegall Square N toward Donegall Pl 200 ft / 61m 2. Turn right at A1 413 ft / 0.1km 3. Slight right to stay on A1 92 ft / 28m 4. Turn right at A1/Donegall Square S 0.1 mi / 0.2km 5. Turn left at A1/Bedford St Continue to follow A1 0.6 mi / 0.9km 6. Continue on B23/University Rd 0.2 mi / 0.3km 7. Turn left at University Square Destination will be on the left 0.1 mi / 0.2km From Belfast Port: 1. Head southwest on Clarendon Rd toward A2/Corporation Square 0.2 mi / 0.4km 2. Turn left at A2/Corporation Square Continue to follow A2 0.3 mi / 0.5km 3. Slight right at A2/Donegall Quay 305 ft / 93m 4. Continue on A20 0.2 mi / 0.4km 5. Turn right at A20/May St 0.3 mi / 0.5km 6. Slight right at A1/Donegall Square S 0.1 mi / 0.2km 7. Turn left at A1/Bedford St Continue to follow A1 0.6 mi / 0.9km 8. Continue on B23/University Rd 0.2 mi / 0.3km 9. Turn left at University Square Desti

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