As you might expect this evening sees a few Halloween-themed events in Birmingham. At the Town Hall there’s traditionally a silent film from the horror genre with live organ accompaniment by Nigel Ogden. This year it is Der Golem (1915), described as “a crucial work in the development of the horror movie”. Classic 1973 horror … [Read more…]
KINO 10 have two events on in south Birmingham tomorrow. The first is OPEN YOUR NOGGIN in collaboration with Stirchley community cheerleaders Stirchley Happenings. KINO 10 have programmed a series of short kids films, suitable for all ages. It’s being screened upstairs at T.A.S.C.O.S (the Ten Acres and Stirchley Co-operative Society Social Club) on Hazelwell Lane, … [Read more…]
From the 28th September the biggest festival of contemporary Polish films will arrive in Birmingham. The Play Poland Film Festival is organised by Polish Art Europe and is hosted in Birmingham by the Polish Expats Association. The association aim to promote Polish cinematography and to help establish the culture outside of Poland. The festival includes … [Read more…]
If you are a young creative (aged 16-30) and a dab hand with the videocamera then it might interest you to know that as part of ArtsFest, IdeasTap and the Midlands Art Centre have opened up submissions for a showing of locals who have created their own shorts. The criteria – a full one can … [Read more…]
Eye Candy, a Festival of Visual Pop Culture, will be taking place in Birmingham on 11-14th October this year. Fused has several new public art commissions available to illustrators, artists and designers, and typographers for prominent locations in Southside. The deadline is Friday 17th August. Also part of Eye Candy is a commission for artists … [Read more…]
Crisis Skylight Birmingham Crisis Skylight is the education scheme of the homelessness charity Crisis. Working in hostels & community spaces it engages with the homeless using arts classes & creative courses. The results of some of this work is currently being exhibited at St. Martin’s Church. Running from the 4th to the 30th August the … [Read more…]
Thanks to the Fake Magazine ladies for putting me on to Resign: A small collective of BIAD final year students (fao @createdinbrum) have produced a short film for their FMP/to kickstart their careers – blooming fanastic. BIAD’s Visual Communication course are continuing to produce outstanding graduates I’ll be honest, I have no idea what FMP … [Read more…]
This is amazing. A country/punk short film called The Westerner that was filmed in Digbeth (mainly in/around the Forge Tavern) and apparently shown on Central TV in 2000. Big thanks to Midge for finding this and posting it on Digbeth is Good. I really don’t think it’s worth me posting anything else this week.