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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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Why Get Involved with FACTLab?

14/09/15

Ever wanted to learn more about creative technology? FACTLab welcomes beginners to get to grips with hardware and software you've always wanted to try!   "It's a great place for people to meet up a…
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FACT Services Create Heroic Film for Claire House!

11/09/15

FACT's video production team have been lending their skills to Claire House to create this inspiring short film for the charity. What would inspire you to get kitted up, find some sponsors and get fit…
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That was Dope!

10/09/15

With various nominations under its belt, and winning this years Editing Award at Sundance, the highly anticipated Dope has finally graced UK cinemas. Bethany White takes a look at this coming-of-age t…
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From Still Alice to Total Recall: 10 Films Exploring Amnesia

10/09/15

Amnesia, or memory loss, occurs when a person's brain is no longer able to process and store memories. This September, FACT will premiere Shona Illingworth’s Lesions in the Landscape, an exhibition ex…
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Screening Tonight: To the Editor of Amateur Photographer

10/09/15

Filmed entirely on 16mm, To the Editor of Amateur Photographer includes a series of portraits shot by artist Margaret Salmon and sequences of photographs animated by Leeds Animation Workshop.  When I …
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45 Years - A Ghost Under The Ice

01/09/15

45 Years is one of the few mainstream British films made in recent years that can be described quite accurately as employing a transcendental style says Adam Scovell as he explores the "clashing lands…
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Straight Outta Compton: A Brief History of Rap

01/09/15

Zoe Yvonne Delaney looks back at the LA hip hop scene through the lense of new music biopic Straight Outta Compton. For some millennials, with limited knowledge of hip hop history, Dr Dre will always …
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FACT shortlisted for the prestigious Lever Prize 2016!

26/08/15

We’re proud to announce that FACT is one of the four cultural organisations from across the North West to have been shortlisted for the prestigious Lever Prize 2016! The Lever Prize, which is in its 1…
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Life Imitates Art in Gemma Bovery

25/08/15

‘Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life’ said Oscar Wilde in 1889 and here we find art imitating itself. Not a good combination unless you are good at peeling away the many parallels betwee…
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