Colour Bugs: Animal Magic

11:00 — 11:55 Sat 23rd March 2013

A spinoff from our Colour Box programme delving deep into the animal kingdom.

Invisible Architecture

12:00 — 13:30 Sat 23rd March 2013

Birmingham is a city known for its stark public buildings, planning misadventures and fervent commercial ...

Colour Bugs: Creature Features

12:00 — 12:55 Sat 23rd March 2013

From playful pigeons to gormless goats, this shorts programme continues on the animal theme.

Short and Swede

12:00 — 13:40 Sat 23rd March 2013

Lo-fi, crass and genuinely funny truncated versions of popular feature films.

8mm Cine Club

12:30 — 16:00 Sat 23rd March 2013

Set up last year at Wednesfield Community Centre, 8mm Cine Club is a place to screen old film reels ...


13:00 — 13:55 Sat 23rd March 2013

Filmmakers explore the notion of the ‘city’ using animation, documentary, and abstract film in this ...

Surreal Enigmas

14:00 — 15:00 Sat 23rd March 2013

Screening to mark his recent centenary, Surreal Enigmas (dir: Silvano Levy, UK 1995, 15 mins) features an ...


14:00 — 15:15 Sat 23rd March 2013

A selection of short films and archive gems celebrating the joys of a night on the tiles.

Six Men featuring John Madin

14:00 — 14:30 Sat 23rd March 2013

A fascinating portrait of architect John Madin in 1964, with the city in the palm of his hand and Central ...

The Name’s not Bond

14:00 — 15:30 Sat 23rd March 2013

NBCQ presents a panel celebrating a new era in our rich British film culture whilst asking - how do we ...


14:20 — 16:00 Sat 23rd March 2013

The third and final installment in Gary Hustwit's design trilogy.


15:00 — 16:45 Sat 23rd March 2013

Well, maybe not rolling on the floor, but there’s sure to be plenty of lolz in this selection of shorts ...

Flying Blind

16:00 — 18:00 Sat 23rd March 2013

A post-9/11 take on the paranoid thrillers of the Cold War, with a dash of sexual drama.

Re-Animating a Dead Python: Animation Forum Talk

16:00 — 17:30 Sat 23rd March 2013

We’re joining forces with Animation Forum West Midlands again this year, and they’ve invited two ...

The Passion of Joan of Arc

18:30 — 20:00 Sat 23rd March 2013

Dreyer's timeless marvel in Birmingham Cathedral, with live piano by Paul Shallcross.

The Gatekeepers

19:30 — 21:30 Sat 23rd March 2013

A documentary like nothing else at this year's festival with insights into Israel's security agency from ...

NBCQ hosts New British by Night

20:00 — 0:00am Sat 23rd March 2013

Don your stiff upper lip and join us for a party to celebrate a smorgasbord of all things new, British ...

The Queen Ant Made Me Do It!

20:30 — 22:30 Sat 23rd March 2013

Little Earthquake present cult insect horror classic Empire of the Ants.