Cinema in the City at LUSH Liverpool

Tom Grieve, Cinema Editor

Cinema in the City at FACT, City Centre 11 — 13 February 2022 Tickets from £11.50 — Book now

FACT’s Cinema in the City returns to Liverpool this February with a weekend of brand new, contemporary feature films served up alongside shorts from emerging filmmakers. Held at LUSH Liverpool, there is also the promise of food and drink from local traders – just make sure to bring your own seat.

Showing over the weekend from Friday 11 – Sunday 13 February, the films are pulled from across the world, starting with Stephen Karam’s Manhattan-set The Humans. Adapted from Karam’s Tony Award-winning play, the film stars Richard Jenkins, Amy Schumer and Steven Yeun in a story of rising tensions as three generations of a family gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving.

Saturday’s film takes viewers to Paris, where we meet Sophie (Sara Forestier), a young graphic artist struggling to make ends meet in Nine Antico’s Playlist. Then, on Sunday, it’s time for Ninjababy. From Norway, Yngvild Sve Flikke’s film follows party animal Rakel (Kristine Kujath Thorp), who’s life is turned upside down when a casual rendezvous with an aikido instructor leads to an unexpected pregnancy.

Cinema in the City at FACT, City Centre 11 — 13 February 2022 Tickets from £11.50 Book now

Where to go near Cinema in the City at LUSH Liverpool

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Garden Cafe FACT

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Restaurant
Food From Nowhere

Food From Nowhere is a weekly vegan cafe held in the basement space of much-loved radical bookshop News From Nowhere. It’s open every Saturday from midday to 5pm.

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Bold Street Coffee

A super cool cafe at the top of Bold Street, Bold Street Coffee in Liverpool serves a range of specialist coffee, cakes and sandwiches.

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Maray

Much-loved Liverpool restaurant, specialising in forward-thinking small plate dishes.

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LEAF on Bold Street

Keeping Bold Street a hub of creativity, LEAF is more than a tearoom, it’s also a bar and thriving event space with a packed schedule of upcoming happenings.

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Arts Club Liverpool

Based in Liverpool’s old Royal Institute of Arts and Science building, Liverpool Arts Club is a great spot to catch small touring acts.

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The Jacaranda Club

Originally owned by Allan Williams, The Jacaranda was the first home of the Beatles and has been an important part of the Liverpool music scene since 1958.

City Centre
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The Shipping Forecast

Cooler-than-thou yet immensely comforting, this pub does it all: chilled mornings, lazy afternoons and music-filled nights.

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