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Two creative young people from Burnley win top prize for our public art competition

30/08/17

Two talented Burnley school pupils, Teigan Bateman, 11, and Chloe Waddington, 14, have jointly scooped the top prize in a prestigious “text painting” competition for 25 year olds and under, launched b…
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Celebrating Sincerity: ‘What I want more than anything else’ in Burnley

30/08/17

Callan Waldron-Hall returns to Burnley Library to report on the finale of Networked Narrative's public art commission, ‘What I want more than anything else’ by Mark Titchner that have taken place acro…
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Filmmaker Harry Sherriff on Liverpool Film Night, and his future in film

30/08/17

For two years in a row, filmmaker Harry Sherriff has had films screened at FACT's yearly celebration of film talent in the region, Liverpool Film Night. In the run up to this year's event on 22 Novemb…
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LJMU to spearhead new £5m Digital & Creative innovation initiative

24/08/17

A transformational £5m project led by Liverpool John Moores University, in partnership with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) and the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership…
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Meet Ryan Garry, Host of North-West Filmmakers at FACT

18/08/17

North-West Filmmakers launched in June this year and soon it's time for its second get together, happening on 18 September! In the meantime, we thought we'd get to know the organiser Ryan Garry a bit …
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Real, Unreal / Read, Unread

18/08/17

Showcased as part of FACT's current exhibition The New Observatory, Wafaa Bilal’s artwork 168:01 is an embodiment of how online information networks can be reconfigured to more political and personal …
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Review: God's Own Country

18/08/17

When a handsome Romanian migrant worker arrives to take up temporary work on the family farm, Johnny suddenly finds himself dealing with emotions he has never felt before. As they begin working closel…
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Review: Atomic Blonde

17/08/17

Having stolen the limelight away from Tom Hardy in Mad Max: Fury Road, it's no surprise to find Hollywood’s own Daenerys Targaryen taking the lead in this smokey, neon-lit thriller.  The setting is Be…
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Review: A Ghost Story

14/08/17

The latest film from acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon) is a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Wo…
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Review: England Is Mine

14/08/17

England is Mine is directed by Mark Gill and tells the story of Steven Patrick Morrissey; a quiet and kept together young man whose future is yet to be decided. Words by Georgia Usher.
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