Ghost Town: Coventry Industry – Thu 18 Oct

Ghost Town: Coventry Industry (2018) | Thu 18 Oct | 60min loop throughout the day Suggested Rating: U | Language: English Venue: Herbert, Coventry Ghost Town traces how Coventry’s history persists as ghostly traces in the television archive: glimpses of people, places, stories and snapshots that have been captured and preserved. Through a number of … Continue reading Ghost Town: Coventry Industry – Thu 18 Oct

Beyond The Frontlines – Sun 21 Oct

  Beyond The Frontlines (2017) | Sun 21 Oct | 8pm | 113mins Suggested Rating: 12 | Language: English, English Subtitles, Arabic, French. Venue: Mac, Birmingham Screening + Panel with Director, Dr Samah Jabr, Dr Ghada Karmi – a leading Palestinian activist, academic and writer, Chaired by Dr Marwan Darweish – Coventry University.   Embark … Continue reading Beyond The Frontlines – Sun 21 Oct

Burning An Illusion – Sat 20 Oct

  Burning An Illusion (1981) | Sat 20 Oct | 3.00pm | 101mins Suggested Rating: 15 | Language: English Venue: Mac, Birmingham Screening + Post screening Q&A with special guest and Star of the film, Cassie McFarlane, Dr Lisa Palmer (BCU), Pogus Caesar, Chaired by Roger Shannon.   Menelik Shabazz writes and directs this groundbreaking film … Continue reading Burning An Illusion – Sat 20 Oct

Under The Wire – Sat 20 Oct

  Under The Wire (2018) | Sat 20 Oct | 12.30pm | 110mins Suggested Rating: 15 | Language: English Venue: Mac, Birmingham + Post screening Q&A + other special guests.   On 12 February 2012, two journalists entered war-ravaged Syria. One of them was celebrated Sunday Times war correspondent, Marie Colvin. The other was photographer, … Continue reading Under The Wire – Sat 20 Oct

No Place For A Rebel – Fri 19 Oct

  No Place For A Rebel (2017) | Fri 19 Oct | 6pm | 76mins Suggested Rating: 15 | Language: Acholi, English, English Subtitles, Dutch Venue: The Old Grammar School, Coventry + Post screening Q&A with the film Director's - Aridne Asimakopoulos and Maartje Wegdam, Chaired by Solange Mouthaan + other special guests.   Opono grew … Continue reading No Place For A Rebel – Fri 19 Oct

Performance – Fri 19 Oct

  Performance (1970) | Fri 19 Oct | 3pm | 105mins Suggested Rating: 12 | Language: English Venue: Herbert, Coventry + Post screening with special guests.   Influenced by Ingmar Bergman’s Persona (1966) and the films of Alain Resnais, Performance introduced the fractured storytelling and editing style of cinematographer-turned-director Nicolas Roeg. Co-director and screenwriter Donald … Continue reading Performance – Fri 19 Oct

What Is Democracy – Wed 17 Oct

What Is Democracy (2018) | Wed 17 Oct | 8pm | 106mins Suggested Rating: 12 | Language: English, English Subtitles Venue: mac Birmingham + Post screening Q&A with Director Astra Taylor and Chaired by Steve Hewitt (Political Historian, Birmingham University) & other special guests + Reception @ 7:00pm.   Featuring a diverse cast, including celebrated … Continue reading What Is Democracy – Wed 17 Oct