“By any standard one of the UK’s most ambitious and creatively programmed festivals” – Sight and Sound

The next Flatpack Film Festival takes place all over Birmingham from 19-29 March 2015, and we’ll be announcing a few highlights shortly. In the meantime you can submit your own film, relive the eighth edition in two minutes, or check out our bounty of year-round events.


Coming Up


The Soil + Come Back, Africa

Caravan of Film

Silent Night III: Steamboat Bill Jr

Hidden + Intro

The Week Before Close-up

Throughout the year we’ve been picking a series of films to complement Ikon Gallery’s ...

Things That Go Pop

On Saturday we realised a long-cherished dream and put on an event devoted to Joseph Priestley, as part ...

Emett’s haunts

A few months ago Tim Griffiths of the Rowland Emett Society got in touch to discuss possible film events. ...

Busy month

After the usual post-Flatpack lull, the next month is looking fairly hectic… Sunday 8 June, 2pm at ...

Cafe Neuro video

A short video on Cafe Neuro, one of the most exciting additions to the programme this year. Features ...

Exploring Your Inner Spaceship-Builder

Explorers (dir. Joe Dante) USA, 1985 – 109min This Sunday, the Film Club continues with Joe ...