AND produces, develops and stages one of the biggest media arts festivals in the UK. Travelling to and mapping a different terrain every occurrence, AND Festival is a rehearsal space and catalyst for new models of working. The programme invites new ways of seeing the world through re-negotiating our relationship to place featuring live cinema events, installations, online projects, residencies, public realm interventions exhibitions, performances, games and apps.

Fri 18th Jun 2021 Ι 7pm

AND Festival 2021 commissioned artist and filmmaker Tulapop Saenjaroen to create a new short film exploring themes of globalised networks, territoriality, and…

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Notes from the Periphery \\ Tulapop Saenjaroen

Fri 18th Jun — Sun 11th Jul 2021

Turbidity curated by Angela YT Chan [26 mins] Turbidity – the amount of solid particles that are suspended in water and that…

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New Cinema Shorts \\ Angela YT Chan: Turbidity

Fri 9th Jul 2021
Fri 25th Jun 2021 Ι 7pm - 8pm

RIOT curated by Tendai John Mutambu.  Riot / John Akomfrah / 1999 / 50 min Curated by Tendai John Mutambu, we are…

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New Cinema Shorts \\ Tendai John Mutambu: RIOT

Fri 25th Jun — Fri 2nd Jul 2021
Fri 11th Jun 2021 Ι 7pm

Counterflows curated by Matt Turner [63 mins] Moving like the tides, shifting shapelessly, the works in this programme reflect the flow of…

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New Cinema Shorts \\ Matt Turner: Counterflows

Fri 11th Jun — Fri 18th Jun 2021
Silvery liquid shape against the backdrop of the sea
Fri 4th Jun 2021 Ι 7pm - 8.10pm

Beyond Bodies, Towards Waters curated by Natasha Thembiso Ruwona [71mins] We float, in search of answers or, m e m o r…

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New Cinema Shorts \\ Natasha Thembiso Ruwona: Beyond Bodies, Towards Waters

Fri 4th Jun — Fri 11th Jun 2021
A rainbow over a meadow
Sat 30th Oct 2021 Ι

What is the future of water? Using archive, Sci-fi films and shorts by local filmmakers and artists, Scalarama Merseyside welcomed the audience…

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Film Screening: Future Flow

Sat 30th Oct 2021
Water crashing on rocks
Wed 23rd Jun 2021 Ι

Scalarama Merseyside presented an evening focused on water activism on film, using local footage on the historical misuse of water and the…

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Headwaters \\ Turbulent Flow

Wed 23rd Jun 2021
photo of a dog on New Brighton beach with houses and shops in the distance
Wed 16th Jun 2021 Ι

What can we learn from cinema preservation in the quest to protect water? As cinemas reopened once more, Scalarama Merseyside presented an…

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Headwaters \\ Show and Flow

Wed 16th Jun 2021
Animated picture of child in front of the moon with two seals either side
Fri 2nd Jul 2021 Ι

Tomm Moore \ 2014 \ (UK) \ PG \ StudioCanal A family-friendly outdoor screening, curated by Scalarama Merseyside. The enchanting Irish animation…

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Observatory Cinema \\ Song of the Sea (PG)

Fri 2nd Jul 2021