After the usual post-Flatpack lull, the next month is looking fairly hectic...
Sunday 8 June, 2pm at the Library of Birmingham SUNDAY FILM CLUB: THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED One of the very first animated features, this amazing silhouette film is also one of the finest. Loosely based on the 1001 Arabian Nights, and with live piano accompaniment written and performed by Paul Shallcross. Tickets: £5 adults / £1 under 12s
Saturday 14 June, 7.30pm at the Library of Birmingham JUBILEE Derek Jarman’s punk satire is the latest in our decade-spanning film series for Ikon 50. Tickets: £7.50/£5.50 …Ian Flatpack will also be hosting a discussion with Ian Emes earlier in the day: www.ikon-gallery.org/event/those-were-the-decades-1970s
Saturday 21 June, 11am & 2pm at St Paul’s Church, Jewellery Quarter EMETT’S BIRMINGHAM To complement the Marvellous Machines exhibition currently running at BMAG, we’ve teamed up with the Rowland Emett Society to run a walking tour exploring some of Emett’s Birmingham haunts. Includes an opportunity to visit the now-derelict drawing workshop where he worked for Turner Brothers. Tickets: £4
…Followed the next day by a screening of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Electric, featuring many of Emett’s contraptions.
Friday 4 July, 8.30pm at Edible Eastside in Digbeth REPO MAN A canalside screening of Alex Cox’s brilliant Reagan-skewering post-punk-nuclear-sci-fi-comedy-crime-caper. Edible Eastside will be serving hot dogs and beer throughout. Tickets: £5