Flatpack 11




Just Eat It + Junk Food Cafe

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
In a world restricted by expiry dates, how much food do we waste in the name of perfection?

Studio_LAB

Tuesday April 4th, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
A live workspace for a series of experimental workshops and masterclasses with BCU students.

Behind the Camera 1

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
An opportunity to meet and hear from various filmmakers whose work is screening in the competition.

Colour Box: Happy Together

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
In this shorts programme tailor-made for kids from the age of 4, friendship is the answer to all your problems.

Fraud + Twisted

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
A struggling family become modern American outlaws, when living beyond their means takes a turn for the worse.

Cartoon Rock

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
An established Sunday morning tradition at Flatpack, the ingredients for Cartoon Rock are fairly simple: great cartoons and breakfast ...

Radio Garden

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The radio relaxation room where visitors can tune into any place around the globe.

The Festival of (In)appropriation #9

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A selection of contemporary shorts all the way from LA that rework the familiar into something entirely different.

Holosphere

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Birmingham based VR production house Holosphere will be opening their doors to the public for the first time.

Ways of Something

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
A heady stew of animation, 3D rendering, gifs, film remix and webcam performance in 30-minute episodes.

Canalia / Free Canoe and Bike hire

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canalia 12-5pm at the Roundhouse First aired last autumn as part of the Birmingham on Film archive season, this compilation features a ...

Pick n Mix

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
An overview of the creativity and diversity that can be found in the short format.

Kino Train

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Thursday 4 – Sunday 9 April, 10am-6pm New Street Station – Departure boards, main concourse In the years following the ...

Ordinary Heroes

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:20 pm
Seven films that share a keen sense of observation and a sincere admiration for their subjects.

The Jungle Book

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Join man-cub Mowgli, Baloo the bear and the rest of the gang for a one-off screening of this Walt Disney classic.

Bugs + The Wilderness

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Danish Documentary filmmaker Andreas Johnsen travels the world to investigate insects as an alternative food resource.

Around China With A Movie Camera

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Explore 50 years of Chinese history through an extraordinary collection of rare travelogues, newsreels and home movies from the BFI archives.

Funny Squared

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Relax with this comedy programme that travels from the UK to the US with a Finnish detour.

Zoology

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm
A zookeeper has her life turned upside down when she unexpectedly grows a tail in this satire from Ivan Tverdovsky.

Still Moving

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Is it still or is it moving?

Homelands + Q&A

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 @ 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
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Music documentary engineered by Birmingham's own Punch Records.

Badego Presents: Territory Studio

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
David Sheldon-Hicks and Ryan Rafferty-Phelan from Territory Studio take you behind the scenes of their motion graphics and VFX work ...

Momus

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Momus is a singer, writer, artist and occasional tour guide from Edinburgh, currently living in Osaka. In the 1980s he was signed to ...

Rejetée

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Sellotape Cinema asks the question: if La Jetée was a sound-synchronised slide presentation, would it still be a film?

New Archaeologies of Digital Media

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join our panel as they discuss the practicalities of bringing new life to old media, screening examples from the bygone '90s.

Wholesale Memory

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wholesale Memory is a project run by Friction Arts to preserve the heritage and stories of Birmingham's Wholesale Market.

Behind the Music

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
An informal discussion is a chance to peek beneath the bonnet of two films...

Flatpack 11

Tuesday April 4th, 2017 @ 8:00 am - Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
After a wonderful 10th birthday celebration in 2016, Flatpack 11 is all grown up and ready to give Birmingham a festival to remember. ...

Floating Cinema Shorts

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ikon will be screening a selection of experimental shorts from some of Jean Painléve' his contemporaries on their boat.

Alys Fowler: Hidden Nature

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Award-winning writer Alys Fowler sets out in an inflatable kayak to explore Birmingham's canal network.

Random Acts Showcase

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Channel’s 4’s most recent iteration of its Random Acts series, putting the spotlight on young artists from the Midlands

London Overground

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Join Hackney-dwelling writer and psychogeographer Iain Sinclair on a 35 mile circular yomp around the London Overground.

History History History

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:40 pm
Deborah Pearson delves into her own family history to reflect on the way we continually reshape and censor the past.

The Shared Individual

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 7:40 pm
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A genuinely pioneering example of augmented reality mixing film, theatre, performance, and technological trickery.

Take Me High + Brumburger

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Another chance to marvel at this Cliff Richard canal & burger themed oddity.

Clash

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm
The second feature by Mohamed Diab set in post-revolution Cairo.

Kill Bill vol.1

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Beatrix Kiddo awakens from a 4-year coma and sets out on a quest to murder Bill, her former lover and partner in crime.

Is That a Woman In the Box?

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Very rarely do we imagine that the person working away in the box behind us might be a woman.

Behind the Camera 2

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Joining us on Sunday afternoon after their competition screenings earlier that day, are Nick Jordan (Thought Broadcasting), Ross Hogg ...

Rum Runner Revisited

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
DJ Dick will be dusting off some vinyl with music videos, photos and flyers from the early 80s .

Eyes Without a Face

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
One of the greats of French cinema that continues to create ripples of influence today.

Mini Oramics Workshop

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A chance to play with Oramics for the first time in 40 years.

Post-Paradise[x]

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Composers and artists from near and far come to perform in the heart of Digbeth

On the Edge

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 9:35 pm
Imagination is unleashed and the classic rules of storytelling are overturned...

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Revisiting the herculean tussle between NY city architect Robert Moses and campaigner Jane Jacobs.

The Shared Individual

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 7:40 pm
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One event on April 6, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on April 6, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 3:30pm

One event on April 7, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on April 7, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on April 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

A genuinely pioneering example of augmented reality mixing film, theatre, performance, and technological trickery.

In The Cut

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An aquatic selection of moving image works tailored to the unique Roundhouse building.

Flatpack 2017 Awards

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us as we bid our farewells to another festival, and give out those coveted allen keys to the finest shorts at this year’s festival ...

Ways of Seeing

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm
John Berger's film-essay critique of the traditionalist view of Western art and visual culture.

Mindhorn

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Mindhorn is a long-forgotten 80s detective drama about a private detective on the Isle of Man with a bionic eye-patch.

Colour Box activities

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Patrick Centre will be transformed into a playground of drop-in activities and fun workshops suitable for under 11s.

The Giant

Saturday April 8th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The debut feature from long-time Flatpack favourite Johannes Nyholm.

Mulholland Drive

Wednesday April 5th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The twisted parable of aspiring actress Betty Elms (Naomi Watts) as she becomes lost in a dangerous world, now in 4k.

First Acts Futures: Creative Career Surgery

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:15 pm
Starting life in 2012 as a late-night shorts strand on Channel 4, Random Acts has grown into a platform-straddling hive of creativity ...

Inside VR

Thursday April 6th, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Meet the artists behind Flatpack's VR events talking about their practice and the artistic possibilities VR creates.

Everything

Friday April 7th, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
The blurb for this new PS4 game is not your average gaming PR. “Everything is an interactive experience where everything you see ...

Holorama

Tuesday April 4th, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Holorama is filmmaker Jeff Desom's answer to a modern day optical theatre.

Opening Night: Segundo de Chomón

Tuesday April 4th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A rare opportunity to venture inside one of Birmingham’s landmarks, and to rediscover a forgotten master of silent film.

Closedown

Sunday April 9th, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
After 100+ events and screenings, let’s brace ourselves for the return of normality and bid farewell to the hub. The closing night at ...