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New Town Utopia at Flatpack Film Festival

We’re excited to be back at Birmingham’s Flatpack Film Festival this year. We’ll be showing Christopher Ian Smith’s New Town Utopia documentary. Wednesday 18th April, 8pm to 10pm Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works, 158 Fazerly Street, Birmingham B5 5RT What happens … Continue reading

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The Haunted Landscape 2017: Folklore, Ghosts and Witchcraft

We’re excited to be showing a small collection of scary films about landscape as part of The London Fortean Society’s Haunted Landscapes conference “Folklore, Ghosts and Witchcraft” Saturday 18th November, 10am to 5pm Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London … Continue reading

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Paradise Lost but not forgotten

Andy Howlett is in the process of making a film about the loss of our iconic Central Library and the Birmingham architect John Madin, “Paradise lost history in the unmaking” . He will be presenting clips from his film and … Continue reading

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Video Strolls Screening at Stoke Newington Literary Festival

We’ll be showing a selection of short films with a literary bent, about amorous feelings for library buildings and of poets and the places they write about. Films include: Robey by Owen Davey, Craig Bilham and Tim Wells The Battle … Continue reading

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London Overground at Flatpack 2017

Birmingham’s Flatpack Film Festival has just announced its programme for next month and we’re frothing at the mouth. We shall of course be attending and we’re thrilled to be joined by one of our heroes John Rogers for a screening of … Continue reading

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Videostrolls at Alchemy Festival 2017

 Film still from Emily Richardson’s ‘Aspect’, which will feature in the programme We’re really pleased to have been invited to Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival in Hawick, in the Scottish borders, to curate a programme of artists’ films on … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s What I Think With

“Where’s Birmigham’s River? Sunk.” Flatpack have invited us back for another evening of ambulatory entertainment, this time built around Tom Pickard’s 1991 film Birmingham’s What I Think With. This one-hour documentary follows poet Roy Fisher around various hidden corners of Birmingham, … Continue reading

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Video-poems and new writing from Michael Smith

Join us at the Archway With Words book festival for a selection of new writings, readings and films by Michael Smith. Michael Smith is the author of several novels (Giro Playboy, Unreal City, and Shorty Loves Wing Wong for Faber & … Continue reading

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Videostrolls at Flatpack 2016

video still from Olivia Sparrow’s ‘The Very Last Plea From My Heart’ which will feature in the programme Flatpack have kindly invited us back for another afternoon of ambling entertainment. Given current events we thought it would be fitting to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Video Strolls at MK Gallery, 25th Feb

video still from Miles Umney’s ‘Ouse Project’ which will feature in the programme Please join us at the MK Gallery for a FREE meandering evening of contemporary artist films and discussion on Milton Keynes, new towns, urban rivers, place, journeys, white … Continue reading

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