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Review: Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa

15/03/16

Is what we see real? And is it the same as everyone else sees? And what if those we looked at had the same bland face which oozed in and out of focus and spoke with the same voice? Could we be forgive…
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FACT Announce Residency with CERN

10/03/16

We are delighted to announce applications are now open for the COLLIDE International Award, in collaboration with Arts@CERN. CERN, the renowned European Organisation for Nuclear Research, has partnere…
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Which Space Hero are You?

10/03/16

Are you more Captain Kirk, or Jane Jetson? Take our personality quiz to find out! To celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, unfold, by Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa, we've got a fun new perso…
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Northern Powerhouse 2065: Bots vs Bods

08/03/16

‘It can be just as much fun to make your own games than to play other people’s’ – Glenn Butler, artist. Callan Waldron Hall speaks to some of the artists and young people involved in creating the text…
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The Jungle Book, and other childhood favorites

03/03/16

We've got a Kids Club special, and Autsim-friendly screening of the Disney classic this weekend!  There will forever be something mesmerizing about re-watching films from your youth, as the feelings o…
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The #OscarsSoWhite Debate

02/03/16

I have always loved awards season, but this year's Academy Awards have been plagued with criticism - so what's the story? Words by Carly Paton It’s that amazing time of year when the crème de la crème…
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Ob_ject and Ob_serve: Avant-Garde Art

02/03/16

This exhibition by FACT's technologists-in-residence forces us to behold the implications of our developed, technological world.  “How forward thinking”, is what best springs to mind, upon a visit to …
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A Bigger Splash: the Trouble with Paradise

01/03/16

Based on Jacques Deray’s La Piscine (1969), A Bigger Splash stylistically displays all the classic elements of the French New Wave movement of the 1960’s: a documentary style of realism with long take…
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Psycho: Hitchcock’s Masterpiece

29/02/16

We're celebrating Mother's Day this year with the mother of all horror movies, Psycho! Over the years, thousands of horror films have set out to scare and shock cinema audiences around the world, howe…
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Instagram is changing the way we watch films

29/02/16

How we consume film has evolved over such a short space of time, it is hard to keep up with how and where we can consume film. Marcus Lilley investigates. From Apple’s iTunes and Google’s Play Store t…
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