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BFI 2015

BFI Film Academy is Back!

17/07/15

Are you aged 16-19? Interested in a career in film? Then this could be just the opportunity you've been waiting for! Every year, the BFI Film Academy at FACT gives talented and passionate 16-19 year o…
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I Built My Own... Map

16/07/15

Where do you like to eat, shop, drink and spend time with friends? We bet many of those places are one-off experiences. We spoke to The Independent Map Company co-founders Lee Fleming and Mike Gannon …
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Pretty in Pink (and other Brat Pack Faves)

15/07/15

This summer at FACT we're screening the very best in 80s high school flicks, from Ferris Bueller's Day Off to The Breakfast Club. Bethany Harris tells us why she loves Pretty in Pink. Tell me if I’m w…
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Developing the First World since 2006

14/07/15

From 26 July - 10 August, Ghana ThinkTank will be taking up residency in FACTLab, collecting personal and social problems from Liverpool residents to send to think tanks all over the world. We caught …
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Heart of Glass walkabout in St. Helens

13/07/15

FACT is delivering a project in St. Helens in collaboration with Heart of Glass, Helena Housing, and artist David Boultbee. We're working with a group of young people to create a new piece of digital …
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Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

13/07/15

Face it, we've all idolised this icon of high school cinema at one point in our lives,so here, we take a look at how to pull off a modern-day version of the classic 80s truancy game. I wish that I was…
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Exploring DesktopProsthetics

10/07/15

This week, Ciaran Donnelly has been on work experience at FACT HQ - here's what he thought about the DesktopProsthetics project, currently on display as part of Build Your Own: Tools for Sharing. DoES…
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What is a Libidinal Circuit?

09/07/15

The Libidinal Circuits conference and exhibition is currently taking place at FACT, so we asked Dr. Elke Grenzer from the Department of Sociology at York University for her definition of the topic, a …
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Slow West: Reviewed

08/07/15

John Maclean punches a fresh, debuting hole in the big screen with Slow West, an allegorical exploration of love and death. Writer Anthony Price tells us why he loved it. The film follows a young Scot…
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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Gadgets?

08/07/15

Whether you've been to see Build Your Own, or tried out a new skill in FACTLab, it's time to put your grasp of tools to the test! See how you do, and maybe you'll be inspired to come along and brush u…
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