Lord Mayor launches 2017 Cinemagic festival
8 Sep 2017
The Lord Mayor, Councillor Nuala McAllister, has officially launched the annual Cinemagic Film and Television Festival, which takes place from 6 October - 8 November.
More than 200 films will be shown during the festival, which also will feature dozens of workshops and other creative opportunities to inspire young people.
The Lord Mayor said:
“Cinemagic provides hope, aspiration, training and skills for young people entering the workforce and Belfast City Council is pleased to fund this organisation which not only stimulates economic growth and creativity in young people, but also promotes Belfast globally through its internationally acclaimed film projects.
“Cinemagic 2017 will be a highlight on the annual Belfast Festival events calendar for children and young people, and families - and this programme is an example of the impressive cultural offering provided by this city for all ages.”
Among the special guests attending the 2017 event will actor, presenter and writer, Sir Tony Robinson, film critic Mark Kermode, who returns for his 13th visit to Cinemagic, and CBBC presenters Tim Warwood and Naomi Wilkinson.
For further information, and to book tickets visit www.cinemagic.org.uk
or call (028) 9031 1900.
The Cinemagic Festival is funded by Northern Ireland Screen supported by the Department for Communities, and funded by Belfast City Council.