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The perfect gift for art lovers

05/11/15

As part of the Human Futures exposition, opening on 6 November at FACT, artist Aram Bartholl has created a collection of limited editions, Penny Press the Internet, available to buy just in time for C…
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Take a Ride in Taxi Tehran

05/11/15

Ironically, Iranian director Jafar Panahi's Taxi Tehran is a film about many films, none of which the was allowed to make himself as he is under a 20-year ban from directing movies in his homeland. Bu…
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Human Futures with Sam Meech

03/11/15

The Human Futures exposition opens this Friday in public spaces throughout FACT and Ropewalks Square. Ahead of the show, we caught up with exhibiting artist Sam Meech to find out what it's all about. …
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What Does it Mean to "Sound Gay"?

02/11/15

Do I Sound Gay? Yes, you may do, but this doesn’t matter as much as you think it does, is the conclusion reached in David Thorpe's emotionally charged documentary says Alicia Cordell. This documentary…
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Homotopia 2015: What You Need To Know

31/10/15

Homotopia launched this week with the opening of John Walter's Alien Sex Club at Camp and Furnace, and here at FACT we're hosting an exciting film programme of queer cinema curated by Khalil West. FAC…
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We Conquered Snowdon - Thanks for your Support!

29/10/15

Last month, a group of FACT staff and volunteers travelled to Snowdonia for a hike to raise money for our community projects, and raised over £600! We set out to raise £500 in order to support FACT to…
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Top 10 Halloween Films to Scare You Silly

29/10/15

This Halloween at FACT, we're screening John Carpenter's Halloween, at the witching hour of 9pm. FACT Volunteer Chris lists his top ten horror movies. 10. A Nightmare On Elm Street The origin of the …
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Step into the World of Graphic Design with Made You Look

28/10/15

We might be living in the digital age, but the UK's handmade graphic arts scene is flourishing. That's according to director Anthony Peters and design collective Look and Yes, who produced feature len…
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SPECTREcular

27/10/15

It's beautifully shot, full of nods to past 007 adventures, and it's action-packed: SPECTRE has well and truly landed. Before we begin I feel as though I must first tell you two very important things:…
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What is the Value of Entertainment?, asks Brendan Walker

27/10/15

Ahead of next week's Roy Stringer Memorial Lecture, Let Me Entertain You, we speak to Brendan Walker about the value and impact of entertainment in 2015. Can you tell us a bit about your background in…
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