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    Foyle Film Festival Announces 2018 Light in Motion Competition Winners

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    Here's Everything Coming Up for the Final Weekend of Foyle Film Festival

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  • Foyle Film Festival

    Foyle Film Festival Highlights

    The Foyle Film Festival kicked off 10 days of premiere screenings, industry workshops and special guests on Friday 16 November, with a packed out screening of Colette.
  • FFF Closing Gala

    Foyle Film Festival Announces 2018 Light in Motion Competition Winners

    The 31st Foyle Film Festival concluded on Sunday 25 November, with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners at Brunswick Moviebowl.
  • still to come

    Here's Everything Coming Up for the Final Weekend of Foyle Film Festival

    There's still loads more to come on the final weekend of Foyle Film Festival, including special guest screenings, NI premieres, and industry events. Book now to avoid disappointment...
  • Vanessa Redgrave

    Official Statement From Vanessa Redgrave

    We regret to announce that Vanessa Redgrave has had to cancel her visit to this year's Foyle Film Festival due to illness. Ms Redgrave requested that the festival pass on the following message...
  • Edwin Thomas

    Foyle Film Festival Kicks Off 10 Day Programme With a Sold Out Opening Night

    The 31st edition of the Foyle Film Festival got off to a fantastic start on Friday 16 November, with a packed out screening of Keira Knightley’s latest release Colette at Brunswick Moviebowl.
  • Foyle Film

    Foyle Film Festival Looks Forward to Another Dynamic Line Up

    Now in its 31st year, the Foyle Film Festival packs a bigger punch than ever with its ‘Voices’ themed programme.
  • Foyle

    Vanessa Redgrave Leads This Year’s Special Guests at Foyle Film Festival

    Monday 29 October
  • Animation

    Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation Now Open for Applications

    The Northern Ireland Screen Foundation Academy for Animation is now open for applications to young people throughout the region aged 16-19 with the talent and commitment to take up a career within...
  • Wonder

    Cinematic Adventure for Students as Foyle Film Festival’s Education Programme Launches

    As Foyle Film Festival gets ready for its annual celebration of cinema and screen, the launch of this year’s dedicated education programme promises 10 days of cinematic adventures for children and...
  • A Look Back on Stendal 2018 and the Spirit of '68 Screenings

    The Spirit of '68 is Alive at Stendhal Festival: BFI Uprising! Screenings

    As part of BFI's Uprising! The Spirit of '68 season, Foyle Film Festival took over a tent at Stendhal to screen two classic films for festival-goers...
  • Richard E Grant

    Job Opportunity: Foyle Film Festival PR & Marketing Coordinator (Temporary)

    Join Northern Ireland’s Oscar®- affiliated film festival as PR & Marketing Coordinator for the 31st edition, which will run November 16-25 2018.
  • Movies in Mind

    Artists and Academics Come Together to Mark World Mental Health Day

    Northern Ireland’s leading experts in mental health, wellbeing and the creative arts will meet at the Nerve Centre in celebration of World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday October 10.
  • Silent Child Oscar

    Submission Deadline for Foyle Film Festival's Light in Motion Awards

    Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Awards will close for regular submissions on Saturday September 15 2018. However filmmakers and animators that are members of Withoutabox will be able to submit...
  • Hear My Voice

    Cinematic Companion Piece to Colin Davidson’s Silent Testimony To Screen in Derry

    Hear My Voice, a short film based on Colin Davidson’s stunning portrait collection, Silent Testimony, will be screened in Nerve Centre, Derry~Londonderry for the first time on August 9.
  • Animation Festival

    Join the First Ever Nationwide 48-Hour Animation Challenge

    This summer, animators across the UK are invited to take part in the first-ever nationwide 48-hour animation challenge. With regional heats in Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales, a public...
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Iconic Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey to Attend Foyle Film Festival Screenings

    The 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's space epic, 2001: A Space Odyssey will be celebrated with two special screenings, in Belfast and Derry, attended by the film’s leading actor, Keir...
  • FFF Summer Programme 2018

    Foyle Film Festival's Summer Programme is Coming in Hot

    We know the great weather won’t last forever, but thankfully our Summer Programme is here for the long haul with a scorching new season of cinema stretching from June 11 right through to September 27.
  • The Lost Moment

    The Lost Moment Exhibition Opens in Nerve Visual

    Civil Rights, Street Protest and Resistance in Northern Ireland, 1968-69.
  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Foyle Film Festival Launches 2018 Spring Programme

    Get out the popcorn because Foyle Film Festival has just dropped their latest cinema programme, and its full of blockbusters, tearjerkers and punk rock.
  • 2017 LIM Winners

    Submissions Now Open For Light In Motion Competition

    Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®- affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 31st edition of the festival, which will run 16-25 November 2018.
  • VICTORIA & ABDUL

    Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural and Anti-Racism Programme Puts the Spotlight on Global Issues

    Over 30 acclaimed and award-winning films exploring issues of race, representation and diversity will be screened as part of the Foyle Film Festival’s annual Intercultural and Anti-Racism Programme.
  • Wonder

    Foyle Film Festival Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme 2018

    Foyle Film Festival’s Intercultural & Anti-Racism Programme will return with an extended programme of special screenings and workshops from Tuesday 20 March to Friday 6 April.
  • Richard E Grant

    30th Anniversary Celebrations

    The festival marked its 30th anniversary with ten-days of premieres, exclusive screenings and special guest events. Here's just some of the highlights...
  • Holy Cross Student Paul McGinley

    Young Filmmakers Honoured at Foyle Film Festival’s Moving Image Arts Awards

    Over 250 young filmmakers gathered in Brunswick Moviebowl last week (Wednesday 22 November) for the annual CCEA Moving Image Arts Showcase and Awards Ceremony, in association with Foyle Film Festival
  • LIM FFF 30

    Foyle Film Festival Announces 2017 Light In Motion Competition Winners

    The 30th Foyle Film Festival drew to a close last night (Sunday 26 November) with the announcement of the Light in Motion competition winners in Derry~Londonderry
  • Jim Sheridan

    Oscar Nominated Irish Director To Lead Foyle Film Festival’s Filmmaking Event

    One of Ireland’s greatest directors, Jim Sheridan, will join a host of leading film industry luminaries at the ‘From Shorts to Features’ conference in the Nerve Centre next Friday 24 November
  • The Dead Beside Us

    SOUNDS LIKE A BOY’S LIFE - ULSTER ORCHESTRA JOINS FORCES WITH TONY DOHERTY FOR FOYLE FILM FESTIVAL

    The Ulster Orchestra is marking the start of EO Lab II, an exciting new pan-European project, with an event featuring local author Tony Doherty as part of this year's festival...
  • sam shepard

    Remembering Sam Shepard

    Four years after his appearance at the Foyle Film Festival, we pay tribute to the late Sam Shepard by inviting Stephen Rea and local actress Judith Roddy to read some of his powerful short stories
  • FIlm | Makers

    New Film | Makers Exhibition Opens in Nerve Visual

    Archive film footage of Northern Ireland’s rich tradition of making has inspired an exhibition of contemporary work in Derry~Londonderry
  • FFF 30 press

    Foyle Film Festival Marks 30th Anniversary With Ten Day Celebration

    Foyle Film Festival returns for its 30th anniversary and marks the milestone occasion with more screenings, premieres and events than ever before
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    Watch Our 30th Anniversary Trailer

    The festival takes place across four venues – Nerve Centre, Brunswick Moviebowl, The Guildhall and Bennigans Bar with over 100 films from Nov 17 - 26
  • bad day for the cut

    Bad Day For The Cut Comes to Foyle Film Festival

    Chris Baugh’s thriller, which made its debut at Sundance Film Festival, will be screened at Foyle Film Festival on November 23 in Nerve Centre
  • christopher robin

    An Epic Cinematic Adventure for Schools as Foyle Film Festival Launches its Education Programme for 2017

    Schools, students and young people from across the North West will be taken on a round-the-world cinematic adventure next month as Foyle Film Festival launches its annual dedicated education programme
  • A Man Called Ove

    Sizzling Summer of Films At Nerve Centre

    Chase away the summer boredom with Foyle Film Festival’s bumper programme of over 50 films and workshops running from Monday, June 19 right through to August 17.
  • Foyle Film LIM

    Submissions Now Open For the 30th Foyle Film Festival 2017

    Foyle Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s only Oscar®- affiliated film festival, is now accepting submissions for the 30th edition of the festival, which will run 17 - 26 November 2017.
  • Christine film

    The Best of ‘Oscar® Season’ Showcased in Foyle Film Festival’s Spring Programme

    Foyle Film Festival’s 2017 Spring Programme, featuring a number of Northern Ireland premieres and exclusive screenings in Nerve Centre and Brunswick Moviebowl, will launch on Monday, April 3
  • I, Daniel Blake

    Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival Launched in Derry~Londonderry

    Some of the biggest films of 2017 exploring issues of race, representation and diversity will be screened at the Foyle Film Festival’s annual Intercultural and Anti-Racism Festival later this month in