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Welcome to the 2017 edition of the Belfast International Arts Festival. Our aim is a simple one; to create a genuinely civic event of contemporary arts and ideas of international appeal and stature.

What You Missed

Valery Gergiev
Mariinsky Theatre Trust (UK)

Mariinsky Orchestra

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Date
Wednesday, 11 October 2017
7:30pm
Classical
UK & Ireland Premiere
Strike
Sergei M. Eisenstein: The Language of Cinema

Strike

Date
Thursday, 12 October 2017
6:20pm
Film
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Too Late
John Hewitt Birthday Reading
The John Hewitt Society

John Hewitt Birthday Reading

Sasha Dugdale, Vona Groarke and Stephen Sexton
Date
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
8:00pm
Talks & Ideas
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Soul Sensation

Paul Carrack

With Support from Triona
Date
Saturday, 21 October 2017
8:00pm
Music
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A Musical Journey Through The Battlefields

Boys of the Island

Richard Laird and Tracey McRory
Date
Sunday, 22 October 2017
1:00pm
Poppies
Irish Premiere
Free
David Sontag Rieff
Historical Memory and its Ironies

In Praise of Forgetting

David Rieff
Date
Thursday, 26 October 2017
6:00pm
Talks & Ideas
Free
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Symbols and their Many Meanings

Signs of the Times

Date
Friday, 10 November 2017
10:00am
Poppies
Free
Battleship Potemkin
Sergei M. Eisenstein: The Language of Cinema

Battleship Potemkin

Date
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
6:20pm
Film
Motosikai
Madcap Mayhem for Families

Motosikai

Race Horse Company | Presented by Crying Out Loud
Date
Sunday, 8 October 2017
Time
12pm & 3pm
Special Events
Irish Premiere
Free
Comic Current Affairs

Matt Forde

A Show Hastily Rewritten In Light Of Recent Events- Again!
Date
Sunday, 15 October 2017
7:45pm
Special Events