Movie stars, including Jamie Dornan, Caitríona Balfe and Ciarán Hinds, have joined Sir Kenneth Branagh on the red carpet to open this year's Belfast Film Festival at the Waterfront Hall.
Branagh returned to his hometown to showcase his latest film Belfast.
It follows the life of a Belfast family in the late 1960s as the Troubles broke out and will be released in UK cinemas on 21 January.
Also at the premiere was break-out star of the movie 10-year-old Jude Hill.
The film explores his character's childhood, amid the social and political tumult of the time.
Written and directed by Branagh, the film also stars Dame Judi Dench.