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Seeing Everest, I Don't Fancy Ever Climbing It!

01/10/15

If you're planning to climb a mountain in the near future, this may not be the film for you, but if you love an action-adventure-disaster movie, Everest is right up your street, says Young Blogger Osc…
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Bodies of Data: Quantify This!

29/09/15

Performing Data is a funny concept. It conjures strange images, of a dance choreographed by a pie chart perhaps, or the 1’s and 0’s of binary code in their own performance at the Edinburgh Festival, o…
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FACT staff warm up for fundraising challenge

25/09/15

This Sunday, FACT staff and volunteers will be tackling the Llanberis Pass, a nine mile trek to the Snowdonia summit to raise funds for our community engagement projects. The journey should take six h…
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Creating an Apocalyptic Adventure with Networked Narrative

24/09/15

The year is 2065 and you're holed up in Wigan Central Library, devising a plan for the survival of the human race.... Jake Thorne reports back from the front line. The windows, which have seen better …
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Preview: A Syrian Love Story

23/09/15

Syria 2015: refugees, shredded lives, dehumanisation, ripped souls, faces stretched with agony, the fear and desperation of children, adults, the elders. We are beamed images of disintegrated building…
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Seeing Double: Legend

22/09/15

Oscar-winning writer/director Brian Helgeland returns this month with a spectacle that offers a humorous, savage and exquisite dual performance at its core.  Call this clichéd, or flabby - but Tom Har…
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FACTLab: A Vital Experience for Artist Kate Genevieve

21/09/15

"FACTLab gave us a lively, experimental place to create and test our installation for Libidinal Circuits" says artist Kate Genevieve, part of the C H R Θ M A collective. What did you love most about w…
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Cartel Land: The Good? The Bad? The Vigilante?

18/09/15

Lewis Hudson takes a look at this Sundance award winning documentary, directed by Matthew Heineman and executively produced by Hurt Locker director and Academy Award winner, Kathryn Bigelow. Heineman …
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Greenpeace Show Us How to Change the World

16/09/15

Greenpeace is one of the most famous and inpsiring forces behind saving the planet and fighting for the rights of animals and natural landscapes across the globe. But where did it all begin? How to Ch…
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Scalarama Preview: Story of My Death

16/09/15

As part of Scalarama 2015, we're screening Story of My Death, a fictionalised meeting between two literary heavyweights: Casanova and Count Dracula.  Watching a stereotypical syphilitic Casanova seduc…
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