BFI Doc Society Local at Docs Ireland

10:00 AM 14th June 2019 Queen's Film Theatre

Presented in partnership with Docs Ireland, Northern Ireland Screen & BFI NETWORK and Queen's Film Theatre, Belfast.

BFI Doc Society is the delegate partner for the BFI National Lottery funds for UK documentary film. We invite new and emerging creative film making talent, established filmmakers and diverse voices to join us to explore the landscape for non-fiction film across the UK and Ireland.

We will be diving into the detail on Doc Society and how we work with filmmakers, hearing from those on the front line of independent film funding, showcasing inspiring creative shorts and features, excavating commissioning opportunities and hosting an afternoon of one-2-one doc ‘surgeries’ and networking with colleagues from Docs Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen.

So whether you’re a doc-maker, doc-lover or simply doc-curious, Doc Society invite you to join the community as the embrace a new vision for documentary film.

Confirmed contributors include: BBC Storyville, The Guardian, BFI Doc Society grantee Filmmakers Beryl Richards, Lanre Malaolu, NOWNESS and more to be announced.

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Please note, this event is 18+

For more information on the BFI Doc Society Fund please visit