Join us on 8 October for the screening of SEAHORSE (2019) followed by a panel discussion with the film's protagonist and trans-inclusive lawyer.
On 30 July we are screening INJUSTICE (2001) followed by a panel discussion with co-directors, inquest lawyer and a family member.
“Film is … probably the best option if you actually want to change the world, not just re-decorate it.” -- Banksy The world lurches from one natural/unnatural catastrophe to another and ‘film’ - captured on smartphones on streets as the people, or the rivers, rise - becomes the main means of telling the truth…or rather a … Continue reading Screening Rights 2019
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 (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
Island (2018) | Sat 21 Oct | 4pm | 90mins Suggested Rating: 15 | Language: English Venue: Mac, Birmingham + Post screening Q&A with Director Steven Eastwood, Dr Anne Locke - Palliative Care Consultant, Sharon Hudson – St Mary’s Hospice, Chaired by Dr Michele Aaron – Warwick University. Filmed over 12 months on the Isle … Continue reading Island – Sun 21 Oct
Tranny Fag (2018) | Sat 20 Oct | 8pm | 76mins Suggested Rating: 18 | Language: English Venue: Mac, Birmingham + Post screening Q&A. The screening contains strobe effects. The rock documentary and political manifesto Tranny Fag depicts the life of Brazilian musician and spoken word artist Linn da Quebrada, a self-proclaimed … Continue reading Tranny Fag – 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 (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 (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