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BFI Film Academy application deadline extended until Friday 11 January

07/01/13

FACT has been chosen to run one of the BFI's Film Academies for young people aged 16-19 who are passionate about film. The deadline for applications has just been extended to January 11! The BFI Fil…
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Winter Sparks film programme kicks off

07/01/13

Opening our Winter Sparks film programme on Wednesday 9 January is Lars von trier’s visually stunning film, Melancholia. Melancholia sees an unknown planet heading towards Earth on a collision cour…
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Life of Pi floats into FACT

21/12/12

Life of Pi marks the return of Oscar winning Director Ang Lee with the story of Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel and his journey across the ocean with a spotted Hyena, an injured zebra, an orangutan and a B…
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Music maker and illusion creator, the wonderful world of Tesla coils

19/12/12

Since the infamous, eccentric Nikola Tesla experimented with AC electricity and produced the oscillating, high frequency, arc-emitting coils which now bear his name, people have been terrified, fascin…
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Exclusive Winter Sparks photo gallery

18/12/12

Winter Sparks has taken over FACT with sparks, springs, coils and crackles throughout the building. Check out our exclusive photo gallery featuring work from across the exhibition. This new exhibiti…
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Return to Middle Earth this December

17/12/12

Peter Jackson and his gang of Hobbits, Dwarves, Wizards, Dragons and Goblins return to Middle Earth for another gigantic fantasy trilogy, kicking off with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Jackson …
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Classic Christmas Cinema

14/12/12

It's no secret that we love Christmas fims at FACT, and this year you can see a host of festive favourites on the big screen! The season kicks off with Tim Burton's magical stop-motion animation T…
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Our electrifying new exhibition opens tonight!

13/12/12

The artists have finished making their final touches, the press have arrived and the atmosphere is electric, all that's left is to open Winter Sparks with a bang tonight! Winter Sparks turns away fr…
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From Liverpool to LA: what became of the weavings?

12/12/12

So many of your contributed to Jemima Wymans Collective Coverings, Communal Skin during Liverpool Biennial 2012 that we thought you might like to know what happened to all the beautiful weavings you c…
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Judith Barry shares her thoughts on hospitality

12/12/12

After her visit to FACT and the Liverpool Biennial, internationally renowned artist and writer, Judith Barry shares her thoughts on the 2012 Liverpool Biennial theme of hospitality. During her visit s…
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