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Wednesday 21 April, 7pm at Maison Mayci in Moseley OFFSIDE Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has been under arrest without charge in his home country since the start of March. From 15-21 April there are screenings of his work taking place around the world, including this showing of his 2006 comedy about a group of women attempting to sneak into a World Cup qualifier between Iran and Bahrain. Min. donation £3 – proceeds to Amnesty International. Food served on the night.
Wednesday 28 April, 6pm at Loughborough University 7 INCH CINEMA GOES TO WORK A programme of archive clips, documentaries and shorts exploring the workplace. Includes Philip Donnellan's debut film JOE THE CHAINSMITH (1958) and a memorable German spoof on instructional films, FORKLIFT DRIVER KLAUS (2000). Free event.
30/31 May at Aston Hall in Birmingham YOUNG READERS BOOK BASH As part of this annual kid-lit jamboree we'll be screening an array of short films, including The Red Balloon.
2-4 July at mac, Cannon Hill Park in Birmingham IT CAME FROM PEBBLE MILL In association with Birmingham City University, a weekend devoted to the remarkable, risk-taking drama which emerged from BBC Pebble Mill in the 70s and early 80s under the watch of producer David Rose. More info soon.
20-22 August in mid-Wales GREEN MAN FESTIVAL Our fourth outing at this fine folk-ish festival, which last year added sunshine to its many attractions. We've already got some good films in store.
And plenty of other stuff in the pipeline too. To stay posted on all this stuff sign up for the 7 Inch Cinema email list in the box at the top.