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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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Seeing the world differently - experiencing virtual reality for the first time at FACT

14/08/17

Artist Phil Coy’s Substance – A whole history of hollows and reliefs is part of FACT’s latest exhibition, The New Observatory. The installation uses virtual reality to explore the earth’s surface, par…
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BFI Academy is back.

10/08/17

Every year, the BFI Film Academy at FACT gives talented and passionate 16-19 year olds from all backgrounds, the opportunity to be part of the UK's future film industry. If you're interested in a care…
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Wafaa Bilal, The Ashes Series: Al-Mutanabbi Street, 2003-2013

08/08/17

The 168:01 Wafaa Bilal crowdfunder is almost at 40%! FACT caught up with Jot Paper Co., who have been working on some limited edition prints of Bilal’s Al-Mutanabbi Street, 2003-2013, as part of the £…
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Review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

07/08/17

Luc Besson, director of the Fifth Element, returns with another creatively ambitious project, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Words by Lee Williams. Like Tarantino, Luc Besson is perhaps …
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Review: The Big Sick

31/07/17

"Michael Showalter, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s wonderful, heartfelt rom-com is a transgressive antidote for a genre gone stale,” writes Luke Penny.
  When a couple goes through a harrowi…
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Bethan Griffith's from Wigan shares her story about working with Mark Titchner

30/07/17

Ten months ago (in September 2016), myself and several young people got involved in the Wigan part of the Mark Titchner public art project, “What I want more than anything else” managed by FACT in par…
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Panel of Industry Professionals announced for Liverpool Film Night 2017

28/07/17

We're pleased to finally be able to announce the panel of distinguished professionals participating in Liverpool Film Night 2017, happening on 22 November. The panel of experts, representing a diverse…
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Remembering the Days of Roger Moore as James Bond

28/07/17

On Sunday 30 July, we're screening The Spy Who Loved Me, the Bond film that created, in its day, the largest indoor set ever for a UK produced film. Tommy Zimmer shares his thoughts on reasons why Rog…
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Creating a New Observatory at FACT

28/07/17

Bidston Lighthouse is open for guided tours on Saturday afternoons, July to September, during our current exhibition The New Observatory. FACT blogger Grace Edwards went along to both, to learn more a…
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