Flatpack 11




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.

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?

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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. ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Still Moving

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

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 ...

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 .

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Clash

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

The Giant

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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...

On the Edge

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

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.

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.

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.