Ian Francis

Ian Francis is a film curator and founding director of Birmingham’s Flatpack Festival.

He tweets at @flatpack.

Online articles

#We all scream for… experimental kids’ films? Review

Gareth Moore invited five artists to contribute to his Children’s Films series – but as Ian Francis discovered at a screening in Birmingham, there is artistic jouissance and there is ice cream. Web exclusive, May 2012

#Tangerine dreams: Yto Barrada Interview

Moroccan artist Yto Barrada tells Ian Francis about her double life running a renovated Tangier cinema. From S&S June 2012 (extended online version)

The web video of 2011The web video of 2011

13 critics and curators on their favourite videos new online in 2011. Web exclusive, April 2012

The films of 2011The films of 2011

In a strong year for arthouse cinema, Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life emerged as the clear winner of the S&S poll of international critics’ best films of 2011, says Nick James. From S&S December 2011

Last Updated: 30 May 2012