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Writing to JG Ballard

FACT Contributor Jamie Mckittrick remembers Science Fiction author JG Ballard, who inspired our current exhibition Sciemce Fiction: New Death and considers his impact on the genre In my final ye… Read on >

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Gordon's Alive?! See Flash Gordon at FACT this Easter Monday!

The first winner of our Science Fiction: New Death Audience Selection poll is 1980’s classic, Flash Gordon!  The quarterback of the New York Giants has the fate of the world on his shoulders as he f… Read on >

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Young FACT filmmaker’s movie premieres on the biggest screen in Britain

A young filmmaker who took part in the BFI Film Academy at FACT will graduate from a prestigious training scheme and see her film premiere on the BFI IMAX in London today Dust will be screened along… Read on >


Pop Up App studio at our second Ideas Factory event

Yesterday saw over 100 young people take part in the second of this year's Ideas Factory events led by FACT, The Studio School and Apposing. FACT's Learning Programmer Anna Kronenburg tells us all abo… Read on >

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Science Fiction season continues with Solaris tonight!

A scientist journeys to a station orbiting distant planet in an attempt to discover why its crew have gone insane The original 1973 version of Solaris is a visionary and critically acclaimed classic… Read on >

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Artist interview: Laurence Payot

Science Fiction: New Death curator Omar Kholeif talks to Laurence Payot about her work One in a Million, You currently on display at FACT, narcissism, and cults Omar: Do you think we live in an era … Read on >

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“More raucously bloodthirsty than anything you've ever seen.” The Raid 2 opens today!

Jakarta cop Rama must go undercover to save his family and root out corruption in his police force.  2011’s The Raid is now widely regarded as one of the best action movies ever made. The story of a… Read on >

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Artplayer networking events at FACT

Last month Artplayer took over The Box to consider the future of gaming and social change. Kati Jägel discusses the day and more upcoming Artplayer events. Artplayer and FACT have launched a series … Read on >

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Roaring biblical action-adventure in Noah

Russell Crowe stars in the epic story of courage, sacrifice and hope from Director Darren Aronofsky. Everybody knows the story of Noah’s Ark. God tells a man that a great flood is coming and he must… Read on >

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