Trailerama 2017: The Return of the Strange

It’s time for our first series of trailer-orientated posts getting you geared up for the festival, now only 2 weeks away. First off, if you haven’t already seen it, is our sublime festival teaser. Check it out below for a whistle-stop tour of what to expect when in 2 weeks Birmingham is transformed into a film-guzzling melting pot.

Flatpack 2017 teaser from 7inch cinema on Vimeo.

And a just a few more…

Wild at Heart
Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 7:00pm9:15pm – The Old Rep – £7 / £5 


Las Palmas, screening as part of Johannes Nyholm Retrospective
Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 5:30pm7:30pm – The Victoria – £4 


Ways of Something 
Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 12:15pm2:30pm – The Victoria – £4


Import by Ena Sendijarevic.
Screening as part of Close To HomeSunday April 9th, 2017 @ 2:30pm4:00pm – The Electric – £7 / £5


Fonko – Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 6:00pm7:30pm – BMI, John Lee Theatre – £7.00 / £5.00


Phantasm: Remastered 
Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 11:00pm12:45am – The Electric – £8.00 / £9.50


Stay tuned for the annual staff lowdown of Flatpicks coming soon…






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"An incredible mix of film and music for all ages." - The Times
"A treasure trove of a festival" – Sight and Sound
"Magnificently eclectic" – Time Out
"This festival is really like no other, with an incredible line-up of amazing screenings and events for grown-ups and kids alike." - Anorak
"Joyously inventive" - Guardian
"Britain’s most exciting and innovative film festival" – Lonely Planet
"Like the perfect mixtape…you’re not quite sure how or why the selection works, but that is what makes it so magical" – Electric Sheep
"It's like being shown really cool stuff by a good friend who thinks you might like to see it." - Audience member
"Flatpack has gained a well deserved reputation as an innovative film festival with an imaginative output" – Film Four
"I came away totally inspired, both by Birmingham and by Flatpack. One of the best festivals I’ve ever been to." - Ken Freedman, WFMU
"The festival feels like an essential component in Birmingham’s cultural life, bringing new talent and the city itself to light." - The Quietus
"The best programming on the planet." - Canadian curator Kier-la Janisse
"Independent, quirky, intelligent, innovative, amusing and relaxed - nothing else like it." - Audience member