Belfast Film Festival paired five local filmmakers with five community groups from the Belfast area, to make a 5-15 minute documentary.
The participants have worked across every aspect of the project, from locations, sound, archive, filming and post-production, gaining skills and confidence from their filmmakers.
Séan Murray This short documentary explores the lives of first and second generation immigrants who now call Ireland their home.
Michael McNulty & Belfast Friendship Group Belfast. A port city. Welcoming visitors for hundreds of years through the mouth of the River Farset. Is today any different? Travelled individuals share their thoughts on a historic city.
Lisa Keogh & VOYPIC My bedroom. In Nature. On a skateboard. Ayah, Martha, and Georgia reflect on their journeys through care and share the safe places they’ve found or created for themselves.
Emily MacFarland & PPR/ANAKA Women’s Collective. Tracing memories of displacement, the meaning of home, present challenges around social housing and future aspirations for a new kind of neighbourhood.
Gillian Callan & young people from Short Strand Bilingual / Dátheangach.
In east Belfast a language is flourishing. Two young women show us what it’s like to be bi-lingual.
An Teanga faoi bhláth in Oirthear Bhéal Feirste. Sonraíonn beirt bhan óg a n-eispéireas mar mhná dátheangacha