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The first of its kind: Wadjda, Saudi’s tomboy heroine

11/08/14

The first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia and by a female director, Haifaa Al-Mansour's, Wadjda has been widely praised by critics and audiences alike, telling the story of a 10-year-old who wants …
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An Inside Look at Freehand's FLAG Film Festival

07/08/14

Archie, one of the Freehanders involved with the FLAG Film Festival project, tells us more about what's involved in organising a festival, including logistics, merchandise and setting up workshops. …
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Angry apes take over the world in The Rise of the Planet of the Apes

05/08/14

Phil Hunter reviews the second installment in the reinvigorated Planet of the Apes series Planet of the Apes, the classic 1968 movie, spawned four sequels, a TV series, a cartoon and a remake. When …
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Finding Vivian Maier with Open Eye Gallery

04/08/14

Open Eye Gallery volunteer Ashleigh Owen writes about the talent and passion of photographer Vivian Maier and Tuesday's special screening of Finding Vivian Maier The cliché of the suffering artist, …
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Who can save us from a world of serious blockbusters?

04/08/14

FACT Contributor James Bentley sits down to watch the 'incredibly irreverent action comedy', Guardians of the Galaxy When The Avengers hit in 2012, its four main heroes had each had at least one mov…
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You're gonna need a bigger screen...

31/07/14

33 years on, is it finally safe to go back in the water? Philip Hunter writes about the enduring popularity of Jaws which returns to the big screen on 3 August The novel, Jaws, by Peter Benchley was…
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12 years in the life of one family chronicled by Richard Linklater

30/07/14

FACT Contributor, Alex Hannah, reviews Richard Linklater's most ambitious film to date and 'one of the first classics of the 21st century' Completely and utterly unique. Richard Linklater has pulled…
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Watch the Giants in 4K!

25/07/14

The Giant Spectacular is back in Liverpool this weekend and we've filmed them using our new Blackmagic camera Memories of August 2014 welcomes back the Little Girl Giant and Xolo her dog as well…
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Little Review: How Janusz Korczak gave children a voice

25/07/14

FACT volunteeer Hannah Lea, delves a little deeper into the meaning and history behind Maly Przegląd (Little Review), that forms part of the Sharon Lockhart exhibition and wonders what would In 1926…
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Freehand Connects

Emerging Liverpool artists exhibit their work at FACT

25/07/14

This week FACT’s group of emerging young artists, Freehand Connects, presented their very own exhibition, Connectivity. Dan, currently on work experience at FACT, took a look at the work on show. Th…
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