Tag: film

FlixFixer — a new type of cinema at the Custard Factory

FlixFixer is Social Cinema at the Custard Factory Theatre. “It allows you to choose movies you love, find a venue to screen them and invite friends, family or other like-minded film-lovers to share in a screening where you set the…

Flatpack Festival 2011

Festival smestival, festivals are just marketing exercises where the same shit as normal is glossily repackaged and the “vibe” is some flyers. Not when they’re painstakingly and artistically curated by a team that manage to make Birmingham the centre of the film world for…

What ‘culture’ do you do?

Brum is, as you’ll no doubt be aware, is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2013. The final bid has to be in in May and getting a full picture of what culture is for Birmingham is and important…

Flatpack – part of the furniture

Brum’s (perhaps the World’s) best film festival starts today — I’m off to the Stephen Duffy film on Sunday at least. But here’s some recommendations from other people Danny Smith (more here): “Down Terrace – Friday 26 march Normally I…

The Saturday Men (West Bromwich Albion 1962)

“The Saturday Men” spends a week following West Bromwich Albion around. It follows them to training, the inner workings of the boardroom (to the extent to which the inhabitants of said room were going to be honest when there were…

Free Screenings of Screen WM Films

Can't be bad for nothing, 16 – 29 November 12 different films at 8 venues across the region. Somewhere I have a DVD of Faintheart to watch after hearing good reports. Can't vouch for the rest… [link]

1Day – gang culture in Birmingham- Part 1

For once tabloid shock horror over a film might be justified, but not for quite the reasons you may think. Danny Smith attempts to get the the truth of Birmingham's gang culture, and it aint a cosy picture. [link]