‘Behind the Curtain Festival’  brings high quality films and new  media from Central and Eastern Europe  to Birmingham and is a key event on the Birmingham and UK wide festival calendar. It also promote a positive inclusive and super diverse image of the city nationally and internationally, where new Central and Eastern European Communities can belong to.

The festival  contributes to the vibrant and coherent Arts and Culture Festivals sector by bringing only the best Central and Eastern European cinema and through working with local, Birmingham based artists.

Thanks to the strong tradition of Central and Eastern European cinema, the festival will support audience development by attracting audiences from across the region.