Launching this summer, FACT presents Cinema in The City, a brand new film programme of weekend screenings in hidden locations across the Liverpool. Each screening will bring together the best in independent cinema whilst showcasing emerging talent from local filmmakers with food and drink stalls from the city’s most loved restaurants.

Their summer of screenings kicks off on Friday 4 July at the stunning and historic Cotton Exchange Rooftop Garden. The Grade II listed building on Ormond Street is a short walk from Liverpool One and Liverpool’s famous waterfront and it will be the very first time that films have been screened on the building’s rooftop. Middle Eastern inspired food and drinks will be provided by locally renowned restaurant, Maray, who will host their own pop-up food stall.

FACT Cinema In The City Screenings


Fri 2 Jul, 19:00
Book nowDirector brothers Bill and Turner Ross tap into the community spirit that local bars engender and the real connections people make in unexpected places. It’s the last night ever at the Roaring 20s cocktail lounge, and all’s fair in boozy truths and wavy fictions.


Sat 3 Jul, 19:00
Book NowIn this fictionalised account of the life of 19th century palaeontologist Mary Anning, Kate Winslet plays the pioneering scientist with Saoirse Ronan as the gentlewoman who falls in love with her while staying in Mary’s beloved Lyme Regis.


Sun 4 Jul, 19:00
Book NowCould it be that we are the things we don’t forget? In director Christos Nikou’s Apples, Aris, a solitary man in his late thirties, becomes a victim of an unexplained surge of memory loss disorders in his city and is forced to confront his severe amnesia through an experimental new treatment.

Tickets are available now, just pick your screening and book your place.