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Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update:

Please see the news page for our full Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update. Following advice ISLAND Arts Centre is temporarily pausing venue-based activities until further notice - we will continue to monitor the evolving situation to determine when we will re-open. We will update this message, via the News page of our website, and our social media channels.  Read more

Movies & Film 

Fan of the big screen?  As movie theatres across the world find themselves out of service. The good news is that there is a world of entertainment to be discovered at the click of a mouse.  



  • BFI Player has partnered with UK regional cinemas, including the Queen’s Film Theatre, Belfast, to give UK audiences an extended free trial and tailored access to the best of British and global cinema through BFI Player while venues are closed to the public.
  • Openculture has a great list of 1,150 free films online from great classics, Indies, Noir to Westerns.  Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc.
  • Screen Daily provides a brilliant list of online film industry communities & film clubs.  As well as an at a glance: film industry coronavirus creative, social and financial support initiatives.