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BFI Film Academy: One Year On with Elly Thomas

11/11/15

The BFI Film Academy 2015 is now up and running at FACT, with 18 new young people aged 16 - 19 taking part. At the mid-way point in the programme, we look back at the success story of one of last year…
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Channels 2015 Winner

FACT and Channels video artist bursary winner announced

10/11/15

We recently joined forces with the Australian Video Art Festival Channels to search for new video art talent exploring contemporary issues around Memory, Time, Space and Identity and we're delighted t…
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He Named Me Malala - But Did He Make Me Malala?

09/11/15

Malala’s father, Ziauddin, named her but did he also make her? For me this was the central issue explored in the documentary directed by Davis Guggenheim - maker of the Oscar-winning portrayal of US D…
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From Brooklyn With Love

09/11/15

A tale of immigration from the viewpoint of a young woman is one of the lesser tropes in the cinematic cannon and the narrative of this Colm Tóibín adaptation proves to be as refreshing as the film it…
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Vintage Sunday: The Graduate

06/11/15

Dustin Hoffman stars in this week's Vintage Sunday, soundtracked by the beautiful melodies of Simon and Garfunkel. Preview by Tuomas Anttila Part satirical social commentary, part comedy, The Graduate…
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The Importance of Sound and Music

05/11/15

Whether David Bowie accompanies you to a job interview or Mozart helps you revise, there’s no denying that music is everywhere - and the transformative power of music cannot be underestimated in helpi…
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Am I Popular Yet?

05/11/15

It’s 2015. I’m nearing 20. I have 2000 followers on my Instagram. How does this make me feel? It makes me feel good. Callan Waldron-Hall investigates the world of Instagram ahead of our next exhibitio…
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3D Printing: The Future is Now

05/11/15

For centuries – millennia in fact - artists have embraced new technology as a means to convey concept. The latest in that line, finds Faith Robinson, is 3D printing. Ideas, emotions, and aesthetic sug…
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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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