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Dust and Metal

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: Dust & Metal [15]

Pagoda Arts, Henry Street, Liverpool, L1 5BU
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Runtime: 82 mins

Genre: Documentary

Part of the Cinema in the City season

Dust & Metal (2022) is director Esther Johnson’s archive essay film, showcasing films from across Vietnamese cinematic history, stemming from her field research in archives of the Vietnamese Film Institute. This special screening will be transformed into a unique and immersive experience with an accompanying live score from Xo Xinh, an electronic music composer and performer. Following the screening, Xo Xinh will join director Esther Johnson for an in-person Q&A.

Vietnamese restaurant Doux Chaton will be treating guests to a choice of pork or tofu bánh mì, Vietnamese iced coffees and a selection of bubble teas! Please note that food must be pre-ordered when booking your tickets.

Doors: 18:00. Screening: 19:00.

Language: Vietnamese with English subtitles.

This screening is part of Cinema in the City. Our experiential film programme features the best of independent cinema screened in unexpected and unique locations. Ahead of each film screening, attendees are treated to a screening of short films from emerging filmmakers from across the North West.

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Booking required — £10 - £13

Doux Chaton Menu

  • Pork Bánh Mì - £8.50
  • Tofu Bánh Mì - £8.50 (Vegan)
  • Vietnamese Iced Coffee - £4.50
  • Strawberry & Lychee Jasmine Fruit Bubble Tea - £4.50
  • Peach & Mango Jasmine Fruit Bubble Tea - £4.50
  • Plus a selection of other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

We are unable to accept refunds for this event. Read our Ticket Terms and Conditions here.

The Little Girl of Hanoi and Dust & Metal are presented in collaboration with Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema, a touring film festival which presents a captivating collection of Vietnamese cinematic treasures to UK audiences for the first time. Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema is supported by the BFI, with funds from the National Lottery & supported by Longdan LTD.

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