Flatpack celebrated it's 10th anniversary with an amazing week of films, shorts, events and talks. Unfortunately I only got to attend 3 days of them but I made sure to pack as much as possible into those days as possible. With that in mind I've limited my favourite bits from the 3 days. Boy & the Beast When a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice. This was the perfect start to my last day at Flatpack, an animated feature that was brought to The Electric by the festival with subtitles so it was a great animated treat for me. With the premise of a classic mentor story, the film has elements of love, friendship and parenthood with moments ...

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If ever there was a cure for a hangover it would be a bed, some good food and some films. My Friday at Flatpack contained two out of the three and I fully recommend you try it if you're as lucky as I was to get the opportunity to do so... I got off to a great start of my day by missing one of the events I booked with my flatpass which was Blind Cinema. Having seen the pictures and the description I have no doubt this would have been a hilarious one of a kind experience. I'm truly devastated that I missed it but thankful I did not have to put a child through the suffering of having to listen to my groans that naturally come with being hungover. When I finally made my way to Birmingham almost ...