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The BFI Film Academy is back this autumn! Applications for 2015 have now closed....
- 26 October 2015 - 17 February 2016
This autumn at FACT, eight international artists will present the final outcomes of their residencies across the globe inspired by the idea of re-evaluating how we see our surroundings as part of a pop up exhibition....
- 6 November 2015 - 29 November 2015
Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm
25 - 29 November / 10am - 5pm / FREE Learn about the Internet of Things, new approaches to story telling, and create a work of digital art in this five day intensive workshop. CADA, Broken Dimanche Press and FACT are seeking artists, write...
5 - 29 November 2015 / Across Anfield, Everton, Vauxhall, Kirkdale, Garston and Speke Tagging Communities is a free app and website, exploring six neighbourhoods across Liverpool over the last 150 years, presenting an alternative histo...
6 - 29 November / 11am - 6pm / FREE Following on from their residency at FACT over summer 2015, Ghana Think Tank return to FACT to present the outcome of their time in Liverpool. This November, the collective will present the Ghana...
Danny Boyle's take on the life of Steve Jobs looks to be a hit. Micahel Fassbender stars as Apple's charismatic but egotistical co-founder. Condensed into the span of three groundbreaking product launches, Boyle's film shows Jobs fiercle...
- Running time122 minutes
- DirectorDanny Boyle
- CastMichael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen
Wielding a sewing machine and the accumulated vitriol of a career in the international couture business, Tilly Dunnage (Winslet) returns home to the Australian outback. She was banished from the town after being falsely accused of murde...
- Running time118 minutes
- DirectorJocelyn Moorhouse
- CastKate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving
As played by Johnny Depp, real-life Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger colluded – pretty much on his own terms – with FBI agent John Connolly (Edgerton, The Great Gatsby, Animal Kingdom) in order to bring down his Cosa Nostra turf-war...
- Running time123 minutes
- DirectorScott Cooper
- GenreAction / Thriller / Crime
- CastJohnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch
A hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this taut, ecstatically soundtracked and supremely entertaining comedy stars transgender actors Rodriguez and Taylor as best friends Sin-Dee and Alexandra. They embark on an odyssey across LA...
- Running time88 minutes
- DirectorSean Baker
- CastKitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian
His fourth outing in the post-Ian Fleming franchise sees Daniel Craig’s James Bond motivated by events deep in his own past to track down and neutralise the dark force known as SPECTRE.Meanwhile, MI6’s Gareth Mallory (Fiennes) has taken...
- Running time150 minutes
- DirectorSam Mendes
- GenreAction / Thriller / Crime
- CastDaniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Ralph Fiennes
Maggie Smith reprises the role she played in Alan Bennett’s hit stage play as the elderly Miss Shepherd, an elderly lady who occupied a decrepit Bedford van parked in Bennett’s driveway. Miss Shepherd is no slave to personal hygiene or p...
- Running time104 minutes
- DirectorNicholas Hytner
- CastMaggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam
“Whoever you are, you simply need to look deep into yourself. It may take a while, but you’ll eventually find someone pretty nice inside.” - Jack CharlesActor. Addict. Homosexual. Cat burglar. Aboriginal elder. Activist. Legend.For fort...
- Running time84 minutes
- DirectorAmiel Courtin-Wilson
- CastJack Charles
The film tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for...
- Running time112 minutes
- DirectorJohn Crowley
- CastSaoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen, Julie Walters