Tank-Girl-tank-girl-14025826-542-800BIRMINGHAM COMICS FESTIVAL,Mockingbird Cinema and Cinema Factory Co presents a special screening of Tank Girl based on the character created by Jamie Hewlett for Deadline magazine.

After a comet disrupted the rain cycle of Earth, the planet has become a desolate, barren desert by the year 2033. With resources scarce, Kesslee (Malcolm McDowell) – head of the powerful and evil Water & Power Corporation, the de facto government – has taken control of the water supply. Unwilling to cower under Kesslee’s tyrannical rule, a pair of outlaws known as Tank Girl (Lori Petty) and Jet Girl (Naomi Watts) rise up, joining the mysterious rebel Rippers to destroy the corrupt system!th

The film will be followed by a talk on the work and influence of Jamie Hewlett (Gorillaz, Tank Girl etc) on modern pop culture, as given by Greg Basterfield.

Tank Girl begins at 6.30pm.

To reserve your Tank Girl tickets click here.

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BCF 2017 Event 2: TO CELEBRATE THE 40th anniversary of Star Wars, Water Mill Primary School will be presenting the original, unspecialised, 1977 of the science fiction blockbuster that made in film, comics and a whole shop full of merchandising goodies!th

For more information and to get tickets to see Star Wars click here.

(Please note: Water Mill Primary School will be having their own mini-comic convention with guests on 1st July).

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BCF 2017 Event 3: THE HUNT EMERSON & The Walsall Silver Threads Exhibition concludes today at the MAC Birmingham.

For more information on this free exhibition click here.

Walsall Silver Threads