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Adding the Final Touches to Text Adventure Time

17/11/15

Saturday 7 November saw the second summit for Networked Narrative take place, and with it the conclusion of the Text Adventure Time, an online game that young people from Wigan, Burnley, and Hull have…
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Dementia: More Than Just a Word

17/11/15

Dementia was always just a word. It meant something sure as any other word means something, but until you are faced with it, it remains just a word.  She seemed fine in the first respite. It was an ol…
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Love in a Bold Climate

16/11/15

French cinema has never been shy about talking about sex. Even tame romances like Jean Pierre Jeunet’s Amélie address sex, albeit on a disinterested level but recently it seems to have taken a renewed…
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Danny Boyle turns it up to the Macs

16/11/15

Steve Jobs, the much-anticipated story of the co-founder of Apple arrived at FACT this weekend and, just like at an Apple product launch, there are no (Microsoft) words to describe the level of excite…
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An Emotional Response to Lesions in the Landscape

12/11/15

Dominic Martin visits our current exhibition Lesions in the Landscape, which seeks to draw parallels between one woman’s experience of amnesia and the evacuation of St.Kilda’s island in 1930.  Dubbed …
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Harry Sherriff

Liverpool Film Night 2015: Shortlist Announced

12/11/15

Liverpool Film Night is less than a week away and we're delighted to announce our eleven shortlisted filmmakers! This year's event takes place on Tuesday 17 November, and will feature eleven brand new…
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“Removed”... but where to?

11/11/15

A few months ago, a journalist fired an irony-laden observation out into the Twittersphere, casually noted one morning whilst sipping his coffee: “There's a guy in this coffee shop sitting at a table,…
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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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