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Mental Health in the Movies

25/02/15

As part of the public programme for Group Therapy, FACT will be screening Web Junkie, a movie about the effects internet addiction is having on the 21st century Chinese community. Evelyn Anandam¬†explo…
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The Outsider in Art and Film: Defined by Mental Health

25/02/15

As we get ready to open our next exhibition Group Therapy, Evelyn Anandam takes a look at how the outsider has been defined by mental illness in art, film and literature. In the upcoming exhibition Gr…
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BFI Film Academy: a look back at this year's course

24/02/15

FACT's latest installment of the BFI Film Academy finished earlier this month. Iliana, one of the young people on the course, talks to us about what she learned and the experiences she is taking away …
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Under the Year's Biggest Snub

20/02/15

Daniel Seddon asks why daring sci-fi film Under the Skin missed out in this year's awards season. Whilst the film industry huddles around the flames of Birdman, The Theory of Everything and Boyhood, i…
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Jamie Carragher channels E.L. James

17/02/15

This may not be the review you expect to read... writer Jamie Carragher channels E.L. James herself for this narrative trip through the Fifty Shades cinema experience. I scowl with frustration at myse…
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Temporary Cinema Booking Issues

13/02/15

If you are visiting our cinemas this weekend, please book your tickets at the Box Office, call the ticket booking line on 0871 902 5737 or via Picturehouse at FACT. We are currently installing a new b…
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Paul Thomas Anderson & Joaquin Phoenix Reunite for Inherent Vice

12/02/15

Three years following their first collaboration, Paul Thomas Anderson and Joaquin Phoenix return with Inherent Vice, a mumbling crime comedy that binds with surf psychedelia. This is the director's fi…
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