Belfast is the humorous, tender and intensely personal story of one boy’s childhood amid the tumult of 1960s Northern Ireland. Set in the city of filmmaker Kenneth Branagh’s birth and based on his own experiences, Belfast follows nine-year-old Buddy (newcomer Jude Hill) who must chart a path toward adulthood in a world that has been turned upside down by a sudden upsurge in sectarian violence. Buddy’s stable, loving community is changed forever, but the laughter, mischief, and joys of coming-of-age remain a constant. Starring a wonderful cast—including Judi Dench, Caitríona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, and Ciarán Hinds—Belfast is a charming and inspiring tale about the power of love and family in a time of crisis.
Screenings & Events
In-Theater Screening / Tribute
Thu, Oct 21 @ 7:00pm CDT
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*Subject to change
This screening of Belfast will include a tribute to director Kenneth Branaugh and presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award. Learn more…
- Laura Berwick, Kenneth Branagh, Becca Kovacik, and Tamar Thomas LAURA BERWICK
- Kenneth Branagh
- Úna Ní Dhonghaíle
- Haris Zambarloukos
- Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Morgan, And introducing Jude Hill
- Van Morrison
- Focus Features Presents, a TKBC Production in association with Northern Ireland Screen
Mary and Joseph Plauché