Oscars Fever at the Queen’s Film Theatre!
With the 78th Academy Award nominations announced this week, the Queen’s Film Theatre in association with Stella Artois has announced a series of screenings and events to celebrate the 2006 ‘Oscar’ season.
Between 17th February and 6th March 2006, the Queen’s Film Theatre will be showing a series of Oscar-winning classic films and 2006 ‘Oscar’ hopefuls. The season will culminate on 'Oscars' Night itself - Sunday 5th March - with ‘Glitter and Sparkle at the Oscars’, a glittering evening of cinematic glamour.
Highlights of the QFT’s ‘Oscars’ season include Vincente Minelli’s romantic musical Gigi (winner of 9 Academy Awards), the 1932 Best Picture award winner Grand Hotel, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, winner of two ‘Oscars’ for its peerless musical score by Henry Mancini.
Nicola Trainor, Stella Artois Brand Manager at InBev Ireland Limited, said:
"The Oscars are an annual talking point across the globe. Stella Artois and the QFT both share the desire to get people talking about film and believe this is the perfect time of year to celebrate all that is good and great about today's international film industry. Hosting this particular season of film helps highlight how the older award-winning films have stood the test of time and can comfortably sit beside new and emerging work. Annually Stella Artois continues to encourage and reward film makers locally through film festival awards, some winners of which even go on to qualify for Academy Award consideration."
More recent Oscar contenders screening at the QFT include George Clooney’s Good Night and Good Luck (17th February to 2nd March), and showing exclusively at the QFT from 24th February to 16th March, Capote, which features Philip Seymour Hoffman in a mesmerising portrayal of the celebrated author Truman Capote.
‘Glitter and Sparkle At The Oscars’ will feature a screening of the Oscar-winning Breakfast at Tiffany’s, refreshments courtesy of Stella Artois, followed by laid back, easy listening sounds from Belfast club ‘Glitter and Sparkle’ DJs from 10pm-midnight. The dress code for this event is Oscar Ceremony Glamour!
Tickets for ‘Glitter and Sparkle At The Oscars’ are £8/ £7 will be on sale from the Queen’s Film Theatre box office from Monday 6th February. For further details on this and tickets for all QFT screenings, please contact the QFT box office on tel. 90971097, drop in to 20 University Square, Belfast or visit www.queensfilmtheatre.com
Film fans can expect the red carpet treatment at the Queen's Film Theatre,
especially during the QFT's 2006 Oscars Season, which runs from 17th
February to 6th March 2006. Pictured is Rachel Poole, recapturing Audrey
Hepburn's classic role as 'Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's, which
is showing as part of the season. Further information from