MUSIC / CONTEMPORARY CLASSICALA new work by composer Dobrinka Tabakova is at the heart of an intimate concert inspired by the healing potential and power of the natural world.
FAMILY / THEATRE / DANCEA group of dancers meet to make a film – but things get wonderfully weird when the camera takes on a life of its own…
MUSIC / FILMA film starring Cillian Murphy, written by Max Porter, directed by Aoife McArdle and with music by Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner and Jon Hopkins.
THEATRE / FREEAn online production set in a virtual midsummer forest, performed live from Portsmouth Guildhall in March 2021.
MUSIC / FREEWatch On Demand: HENGE - Presented by Babyrocksampler
POSTCARDS FROM NOW / FREEForced apart in childhood by the expectations of their cultures and the disapproval of their fathers, two men with a passion for dance reconnect through the tragedy of the pandemic.
POSTCARDS FROM NOW / FREEWhen travel restrictions forced Lucinda Childs to postpone a project with the Ballet national de Marseille, the American choreographer began meeting the Ballet’s Artistic Directors – LA(HORDE) – via Zoom.
POSTCARDS FROM NOW / FREEThe pandemic has excluded elderly people from social and political life, exposing their carers to more stressful and precarious working conditions than ever before.
POSTCARDS FROM NOW / FREEWhat happens when two technologies from different eras occupy the same space, and what potential does their interaction have for future generations?
TALKS AND DISCUSSIONS / FREELaurie Anderson presents a glimpse into some of the ideas she's developing for a major new work planned for The Factory.
MUSIC / FREEaya presents music and inspiration for the soundtrack to We Dwell In Possibility, a queer gardening simulator made in collaboration with Robert Yang and Eleanor Davis.
CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT / FREE Manchester United Foundation and Manchester International Festival partner in a celebration of young talent.
FAMILY / THEATRE / DANCEIncluded with The Global Playground
MUSIC / FILMIncluded with All Of This Unreal Time