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New Death: Spotlight on Karen Mirza and Brad Butler

03/06/14

Joana Ventura profiles artists and filmmakers Karen Mirza and Brad Butler whose film Deep State is featured in our current exhibition until 15 June Karen Mirza and Brad Butler have been working toge…
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Raiders of the Lost Archives: Developing our future by working on our past

02/06/14

Carlos Marfil, one of FACT's volunteers helping out on our Freehand Film Archive project, gives us an insight into how the project is progressing so far... Have you ever been inspired by an old pict…
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Ken Loach’s final film opens tonight

30/05/14

The true story of Jimmy Gralton’s mission to energise a rural community in 1930s Ireland by opening a dance hall In an effort to heal divisions in his community and forget about the misery and destr…
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Utopia, Limited: What can sci fi tell us about our future?

30/05/14

Ann Grindley considers our ideas of Utopia, and what Science Fiction can tell us about our future Science fiction encompasses all genres beneath its futuristic, technological, fantastical and exotic…
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Constant Dullaart's Rave Lecture

29/05/14

This Friday, for the final event of The Royal Standard’s six week Testing Bed Programme and as part of the public programme for Science Fiction: New Death, Berlin based artist Constant Dullaart comes …
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KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival on Tour

27/05/14

The 12th annual KINOTEKA Festival heads off on tour this month and is stopping off at FACT for three screenings of unique polish cinema.  The festival was established to celebrate the best of Polish…
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Discover Tuesday explores the history of kids in global cinema tonight!

27/05/14

Mark Cousins' journey’s through the history of kids in global cinema in the unique A Story of Children and Film, showing as part of Discover Tuesdays.  Mark Cousins has an enthusiasm for cinema in a…
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The Reality of Sci-Fi: Shane Carruth’s Primer

23/05/14

Hannah Lea introduces Shane Carruth’s sci-fi mind bender, Primer, screening as part of our Science Fiction Film Season Sci-fi as a genre has grown from H.G Well’s The Time Machine (1895) through TV …
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Everybody Learns Something: "Think beyond the possible, and then back off to reality!"

22/05/14

Studio School student Daniel Parker reviews the first Everybody Learns Something talk which took place at FACT last Thursday.  "Sir Robin Saxby - Former CEO of ARM, gave a talk about how he started …
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Howl’s Moving Castle: Number Seven In The Collection, But Number One For Me

21/05/14

Jake Penn introduces his favourite Studio Ghibli classic, Howl's Moving Castle, screening at Picturehouse at FACT this weekend.  First written as a novel in 1986 by Diana Wynne Jones, Hayao Miyazaki…
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