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Veterans in Practice: The Cinema Museum Trip

12/01/17

As part of the Veterans in Practice project, Veterans Film Club VIP took a trip down to London for a tour of The Cinema Museum just around the corner from Elephant and Castle tube station. Words by Ja…
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Before La La Land: Jacques Demy’s The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

10/01/17

As Damien Chazelle’s spectacular musical La La Land makes its way into cinemas and the hearts of audiences everywhere, Luke Penny looks back at arguably its most important inspiration. Before Connie F…
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FACT at the American Criminology Conference

09/01/17

In November, our Communities Manager Emily Gee went to New Orleans with Liverpool John Moores University to share FACT's work in prisons at American Society of Criminology Conference. Here are her tho…
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FACT's Veterans in Practice proud winner of Veterans Support Award

06/01/17

Our Veterans in Practice programme, supporting military veterans by creating a space where they can be creative, connect, and gain new experiences, recently received a Veterans Support Award by Liverp…
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Two Steps Forward or Three Steps Back? A Retrospect of Women's Cinema in 2016

04/01/17

2016 has been a funny one for film – it's the year a little known New Zealand film becomes the surprise word of mouth hit, and two of the most loved superheroes coming together failed to make gold bot…
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Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

03/01/17

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the most relevant Star Wars film ever made. The original trilogy offered audiences an escapist fantasy adventure in space, one that engaged with classic heroic concepts…
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From The Social Network to Snowden

16/12/16

How cinema shows the social evolution of the Internet. Words by Simon Chadwick. The idea that technology might be used to tyrannise people has long been a staple of film and literature.  George Orwel…
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A Vindication of the Chicken

15/12/16

A response to Helen Pynor’s work The End is a Distant Memory as part of No Such Thing As Gravity. Words by Grace Edwards. For chickens as food, see Chicken (food). For the broader species of which chi…
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Review: The Pass

14/12/16

This film adaptation of John Donnelly’s acclaimed stage play has Russell Tovey (The History Boys, Being Human) reprising his role as Jason, one of two ambitious young footballers sharing a Romanian ho…
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Understanding the Unknown – GHost Hosting and the formula for scientific truth

14/12/16

Ghosts provide the perfect metaphor to explore ‘beyond’ the world of human experience. But why is popular culture so fascinated with the ambiguous void between the states of life and death?  In her am…
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