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Now Showing: The ‘passionate and powerfully acted’ Fruitvale Station

10/06/14

Based on a shocking true story, Fruitvale Station follows a day in the life of Oscar Grant leading up to New Years Eve 2008 In his first feature length film, Ryan Coogler directs Michael B Jordan an…
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Last chance to see Science Fiction: New Death

09/06/14

Our dystopian exhibition, Science Fiction: New Death closes in less than a week, don’t miss it!  Science Fiction: New Death explores how our relationship with technology has blurred the lines betwee…
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Look again… Life isn’t always what it seems…

06/06/14

FACT volunteer Hannah Lea introduces John Carpenters 80's B-movie classic, They Live, which is showing as part of our Science Fiction season I first discovered John Carpenter’s 1988 film They Live i…
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New Death: Spotlight on China Miéville

05/06/14

Science Fiction author China Miéville’s new work, The Condition of New Death, is the inspiration behind our current exhibition.  Our world is changing but is it changing for better? The real and the…
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Amelie

Jean-Pierre Jeunet returns with T.S. Spivet

04/06/14

Responsible for films as diverse as Alien: Resurrection, Amelie and now The Young And Prodigious T.S. Spivet, Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a unique voice in modern cinema.   Seen by many as the most success…
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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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