Flatpack No.12
13–22 April 2018

Balsall Heath On Film

Sunday 15th April, 2018

Ort Gallery | 13:00 - 17:00

Throughout the afternoon we’ll be screening an array of archive footage filmed in Balsall Heath in the 60s and 70s.

Includes A TOUCH OF EASTERN PROMISE (Michael Lindsay-Hogg, 1973), the tale of a shop assistant who meets his Bollywood idol at the Imperial Cinema on Moseley Road. Faisal Hussain and Izzy Mohammed will also be present to talk about their heritage project exploring Asian Youth Culture. With thanks to the Media Archive for Central England.

Running order


1:00: QUARRY
(dir: Richard P Rogers, USA 1970, 12 mins)

1:30: THE GEOGRAPHY OF IMMIGRANT HOUSING
(Open University, UK 1972, 21 mins)

2:00: BALSALL HEATH ON FILM
(ATV, 32 mins)

2:45: A TOUCH OF EASTERN PROMISE
(Dir: Michael Lindsay-Hogg, UK 1971, 30 mins)

Followed by conversation with Faisal Hussain and Izzy Mohammed

3:45: QUARRY
(dir: Richard P Rogers, USA 1970, 12 mins)

4:00: BALSALL HEATH ON FILM
(ATV, 32 mins)

13:00 - 17:00, Free Entry