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80's pop legends Spandau Ballet star in Soul Boys of the Western World

On Tuesday 30 September, Picturehouse at FACT are showing the European premiere of Spandau Ballet's new documentary, Soul Boys of the Western World, charting the rise and fall of one of the 80s most m… Read on >

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Woody Allen returns with Magic in the Moonlight

The critically acclaimed director returns with Colin Firth attempting to discredit Emma Stone’s psychic medium in 1920s France. Wei Ling Soo is an internationally famous magician plying his trade to… Read on >

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Pride explores the unlikely collaboration arising from the 80s Mineworkers Strike

Writer Sarah Alexander reviews Pride, the story of an unlikely union between miners and a group of Lesbian and Gay activists in a small Welsh village Pride is the uplifting, Cannes 2014 award winnin… Read on >

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Liverpool Biennial: Mes Petites Amoureuses

Laurence Carr introduces the next in our series of Liverpool Biennial films, the forgotten gem of 1970s cinema, Mes Petites Amoureuses Mes Petites Amoureuses is the forgotten gem of 1970s cinema. Je… Read on >

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Review: A Most Wanted Man

Writer Sarah Alexander reviews Phillip Seymour Hoffman's final film, A Most Wanted Man. A Most Wanted Man is the latest directorial effort from Anton Corbijn based on the John Le Carre novel of the … Read on >

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Spend 20,000 Days on Earth with Nick Cave

A unique portrait of one of music’s most mysterious and charismatic figures, Nick Cave, opens at Picturehouse at FACT this Friday.  20,000 Days on Earth is unlike any rock documentary you will have … Read on >

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Human Futures: Meet our resident artists Darsha Hewitt and Sam Meech!

We are very excited to be a major partner in the Human Futures network. As an international collaboration between cultural partners in Liverpool, Aarhus, Berlin, Vienna and Montreal, Human Futures: Sh… Read on >

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Review: Before I Go To Sleep

FACT's Elliot Callard reviews the dark and suspensful Before I Go To Sleep starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong Having never read the book, I went into the film in the fortunate posit… Read on >

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Bam Bam Bam: Gilles Peterson Q&A tonight!

Legendary DJ and owner of Brownswood Records, Gilles Peterson will be here to present an exclusive preview screening of his new film, Bam Bam Bam: The Story of Sonzeira Beginning his career on the p… Read on >

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