Scalarama is a celebration of cinema that takes place across the country every September. In Birmingham there will be two weekends of shorts, installations, archive screenings and more. Full listings can be found here, but highlights include: A sunset screening of Invasion of the Body Snatchers at mac birmingham An evening of film and music … [Read more…]

Between Us – a new film about Birmingham

Between Us: Birmingham Portraits (Part One) by Geoff Broadway: This is the first in a series of short films that I am currently making in and around Birmingham, England. Through these films I want to explore what is happening in our culture, reflecting images of passersby and inviting them to share their thoughts with me. In … [Read more…]

A Touch of Eastern Promise

The changes that the Balsall Heath neighbourhood have gone through are being explored by the local community and researchers from the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University. Their Cultural Intermediation project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council as part of its 2012 – 2016 Connected Communities programme. On Wednesday 4th June, the group is … [Read more…]

Flatpack Film Festival 2014 round-up

  Today (Thursday 20th March) sees the return of Flatpack Film Festival, back for its eighth edition. The acclaimed Birmingham festival returns for 11 days of film, walking tours, installations, parties, workshops, pop-up screenings and more. The Created in Birmingham team have compiled a list of ‘top picks’ which we are tweeting in the run … [Read more…]

Birmingham Loves Photographers launch S/S14 Programme

  The new Birmingham Loves Photographers programme kicks off on Thursday 20th March with the launch of the first exhibition along with a film screening of ‘Everybody Street’ in association with Flatpack Film Festival. Between March and October, there will be a series of over 20 photography events, open to photographers of a variety of abilities and interests … [Read more…]