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Classic Cinema: O Lucky Man! screening tonight

Every Tuesday, Picturehouse at FACT screen the best independent, cult and arthouse cinema as part of their Discover Tuesday series. Tonight's film is Lindsay Anderson’s 1978 classic, O Lucky Man!   … Read on >

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Mood Indigo reviewed

Bernadette, one of the young people who volunteered at FACT's FLAG Film Festival, reviews Michel Gondry's latest film, Mood Indigo. Mood Indigo is a romantic French drama about two lovers, Colin and… Read on >

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We Buy White Albums design competition!

To coincide with the launch of We Buy White Albums, we want to see your alternative album cover designs! FACT Liverpool's latest exhibition We Buy White Albums is a display of over 1000 first-pressi… Read on >

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We Buy White Albums: Every cover tells a story

Famous band, famous album, famous cover. Hannah Lea introduces Rutherford Chang's We Buy White Albums which opens tonight!  New York based artist Rutherford Chang is relocating to Liverpool for a mo… Read on >

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Vinyl Vs Digital

As we gear up to present the world's biggest collection of the Beatles' White album first edition records, FACT Contributor Stephanie Whalley considers the big question, which is better, MP3 or vinyl?… Read on >

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But…Why?

Rachael Gibson writes about education and pedagogy, inspired by Sharon Lockhart's Liverpool Biennial exhibition I was a curious young thing - still am, in fact, only now I’m less young. One of the g… Read on >

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The first of its kind: Wadjda, Saudi’s tomboy heroine

The first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and by a female director, Haifaa Al-Mansour's, Wadjda has been widely praised by critics and audiences alike, telling the story of a 10-year-old who wants … Read on >

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An Inside Look at Freehand's FLAG Film Festival

Archie, one of the Freehanders involved with the FLAG Film Festival project, tells us more about what's involved in organising a festival, including logistics, merchandise and setting up workshops. … Read on >

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Angry apes take over the world in The Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Phil Hunter reviews the second installment in the reinvigorated Planet of the Apes series Planet of the Apes, the classic 1968 movie, spawned four sequels, a TV series, a cartoon and a remake. When … Read on >

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