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Cinema in the City

Cinema in the City returns this Summer with an unmissable programme of contemporary films and emerging shorts at Carnival Brewing Company in June and Scale in July.

About Cinema in The City

Cinema in the City brings the best independent cinema to unexpected locations across Liverpool, with previous venues including the Cotton Exchange Rooftop Garden, Lewis’s Building and LUSH. Our upcoming screenings take place at Carnival Brewing Company from Thu 23 - Sat 25 June and at Scale from Thu 14 - Sat 16 July.

The films

The Assistant

Thu 23 June, 19:00, Book tickets

A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive starring Golden Globe nominee Julia Garner (Inventing Anna and Ozark).

Language: English (English subtitles). Age Certificate: 15. Running time: 87.

Casablanca Beats

Fri 24 June, 19:00, Book tickets

Anas, a former rapper, is employed in a cultural centre. Encouraged by their new teacher, the students express themselves through hip hop culture.

Language: Arabic (English subtitles). Age Certificate: 12A. Running time: 102.

The Quiet Girl

Sat 25 June, 15:00, Book tickets

A quiet girl is sent away to live with foster parents. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.

The Quiet Girl is a matinee screening. Doors at 14:00. Films at 15:00.

Language: English and Gaelic (English subtitles). Age Certificate: 12A. Running time: 95.

Paris, 13th District

Sat 25 June, 19:00, Book tickets

Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy - They’re friends, sometimes lovers and often both.

Language: French (English subtitles). Age Certificate: 18. Running time: 105.

Everything Went Fine

Thu 14 July, 19:00 Book tickets

Sick and half-paralyzed in his hospital bed, André asks Emmanuelle to help him end his life. But how can you honor such a request when it’s your own father?

Language: French (English subtitles). Age Certificate: 15. Running time: 113.

LCR Pride presents: Rurangi

Fri 15 July, 19:00, Book tickets

Transgender activist Caz Davis returns to the remote, politically divided community of Rurangi, hoping to reconnect with his estranged father.

Language: English (English subtitles). Age Certificate: 15. Running time: 88.

Pete's Dragon

Sat 16 July, 15:00, Book tickets

The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who happens to be a dragon.

Pete's Dragon is a matinee screening. Doors at 14:00. Films at 15:00. All tickets are £3.

Language: English (English subtitles). Age Certificate: PG. Running time: 98.

Playground

Sat 16 July, 19:00, Book tickets

When Nora witnesses Abel being bullied she rushes to protect him. Caught in a conflict, Nora tries to find her place, torn between children’s and adult’s worlds.

Language: French (English subtitles). Age Certificate: 15. Running time: 72.

Submit your film

Recognising Liverpool's local talent and rich film history, Cinema in the City offers emerging artists and up-and-coming local filmmakers the opportunity to screen their short film before each main feature. If you'd like to submit your film for consideration, please complete this short form. If you have any questions, please email film@fact.co.uk.

Venues

June screenings will take place at Carnival Brewing Company, King Edward Rise Industrial Estate, Gibraltar Row, Liverpool, L3 7HJ.

July screenings will take place at Scale, The Tapestry, Kempston St, Liverpool L3 8HL.

Seating is unreserved. Feel free to bring your own cushion.

Cinema in the City gives film fans a unique opportunity to experience critically-acclaimed and award-winning films in hidden locations across the city.

We are unable to accept refunds for this event. However, if you unable to attend due to Covid-19, please request a refund no later than 48 hours before the event is due to start. Your refund will be processed within 3 working days.

Cinema in the City is presented by FACT and supported by Film Hub North with National Lottery funding on behalf of the BFI Film Audience Network.

FACT is funded by Arts Council England, Liverpool City Council and supported by Culture Liverpool.

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: The Assistant [15]

The Assistant follows one day in the life of Jane (Julia Garner, Ozark and Inventing Anna), a recent college graduate and aspiring film producer, who has recently landed her dream job.

  • Running time: 87 mins
  • Genre: Drama
  • Thu, 23 Jun
  • 19:00

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: Casablanca Beats [12A]

A young generation takes centre stage in Nabil Ayouch's brash and bold Casablanca Beats, an exhilarating portrait of aspiring hip-hop artists which played in competition at Cannes.

  • Running time: 102 mins
  • Genre: Drama
  • Fri, 24 Jun
  • 19:00

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: The Quiet Girl [12A]

Colm Bairéad’s beautifully understated feature debut finds a young girl coming to terms with loss and the importance of family in rural Ireland.

  • Running time: 95 mins
  • Genre: Drama
  • Sat, 25 Jun
  • 15:00

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: Paris, 13th District [12A]

Paris, 13th District is a modern story of love and life, reflecting the shifting attitudes towards identity and fidelity.

  • Running time: 102 mins
  • Genre: Drama
  • Sat, 25 Jun
  • 19:00

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: Everything Went Fine [15]

A daughter is forced to reconcile her past with her father when he contacts her with a devastating final wish, in François Ozon’s powerful family drama. André (André Dussollier) has never been the easiest of...

  • Running time: 113 mins
  • Genre: Drama / Comedy
  • Thu, 14 Jul
  • 19:00

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: Rurangi with LCR Pride [15]

FACT and LCR Pride presents Rurangi, an authentic and emotional tale of gender, racial and sexual identity in modern day New Zealand told by Max Currie.

  • Running time: 88 mins
  • Genre: Drama / Independent
  • Fri, 15 Jul
  • 19:00

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: Pete's Dragon [PG]

In anticipation of his upcoming Disney adaptation Peter Pan & Wendy, Cinema in the City brings you the first venture in children’s fantasy adventure by critically acclaimed director David Lowery (A Ghost Story, The Green...

  • Running time: 98 mins
  • Genre: Fantasy / Adventure
  • Sat, 16 Jul
  • 15:00

FACT presents

Cinema in the City: Playground [15]

Caught in a conflict of loyalty, Nora tries to find her place, torn between children's and adult's worlds. An eventual confrontation between Nora and Abel leads to a startling climax.

  • Running time: 72 mins
  • Genre: Drama
  • Sat, 16 Jul
  • 19:00

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