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Richard Billingham, Siberian Tiger

Siberian Tiger screened on Channel 4

09/11/12

Richard Billingham has produced the film Siberian Tiger for Random Acts. Satirizing the consumer culture of art and the role of the media, this short takes the form of a live-to-air ‘bid TV’ spot. Hig…
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What is the future for television as a shared space?

09/11/12

Friday 26 October saw an inspiring and thought-provoking celebration of artist interventions into broadcast at FACT. Taking the Random Acts series of commissions as a starting point and in collaborati…
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James Franco

Random Acts heads to the Rome Film Festival

08/11/12

James Franco and James Richards among the festival highlights The strand of three-minute films co-curated and co-commissioned by FACT and Jacqui Davies in association with Arts Council England for…
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5 Broken Cameras with exclusive Amnesty panel discussion tonight

08/11/12

5 Broken Cameras is a first hand account of life in Bil’in, a village in the occupied West Bank threated by encroaching Israeli settlements. Co-Director Emad Burnat bought his first camera in 2005 t…
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James Richards

James Richards wins Jarman Award

06/11/12

Artist James Richards who FACT have recently co-commissioned to make a short film for Channel 4's Random Acts wins annual prize Last night, artist James Richards (b. Cardiff, 1983) won the prestigi…
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And the winners are...

05/11/12

On 23 October we saw FACT turn into The Hanging Noose Hotel; the perfect location for a spooky edition of Young Liverpool Film Night. Freehand (FACT's young people's programme) coordinated the whole…
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FACT Fifty exclusive screening

02/11/12

We're screening an exclusive preview of Mike Newell's new adaptation of Great Expectations for our FACT Fifty Members FACT Fifty is our annual donation scheme for individuals and supports our groun…
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Is art a dirty word for you?

01/11/12

This question and many others are posed to us in WARNING: READING THIS MAY OR MAY NOT CHANGE YOUR LIFE, Young-Hae Chang's playful addition to Channel 4's Random Acts strand screening at 11.05pm tonigh…
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"Mr. Hallorann. What is in Room 237? "

31/10/12

The full, un-cut re-release of The Shining returns to FACT from tonight along with Room 237, a documentary exploring the wild theories surrounding Kubrick and The Shining. The Shining is arguably th…
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Biennial Film screening and Q&A tonight

30/10/12

Our season of artist made film continues with Deep State, a collaboration between artists Karen Mirza and Brad Butler and authour China Miéville, tracing the history of popular protest. Taking its n…
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