Cinema Day returns with 29 events across the north

Cinema Day takes place on Monday August 27 

CINEMA Day is back with 29 events taking place across Northern Ireland including a screening of Paddington 2 at Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast and a Steven Spielberg double-bill at Derry's Nerve Centre.

This year's festival takes place on Monday August 27 with the theme of 'Home' reflected in a variety of screenings and events.

Film-goers are encouraged to dress-up and sing-along to The Wizard of Oz at the Black Box in Belfast while Movie House Cinemas across the north will be screening Disney classic Lany and the Tramp complete with doggy-themed activities.

Here is a dog dressed as Paddington Bear and it's wonderful

Local coming of age flick Mickeybo and Me will be jointly shown at Carnegie Oldpark and Fermanagh Film Club. Another local film, Bad Day for The Cut will be screened in all it’s ‘farmer noir’ glory at Seamus Heaney HomePlace. 

A special Belfast Film Festival screening of the acclaimed new short documentary, The Curzon Project, will be taking place at the original site of the old Curzon Cinema on the Ormeau Road.

ara Gunn-Smith of organisers Film Hub NI, part of the BFI Film Audience Network, said: 'Cinema Day is back for the third edition and we are very excited to present this brilliant programme from many of our members right across Northern Ireland. The programme explores the idea of home through film in different ways and offers plenty of opportunity for audiences of all ages to experience film in wonderful, welcoming cinematic spaces across the country."

For the full Cinema Day 2018 programme and to find out how to get involved, visit

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