Exploring the ethical and complex minefield of artificial intelligence as advances bring us spookily closer to familiar stories from sci-fi, Hi, AI looks at stories of people longing for companionship through their connection to the artificial world.
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Tell us about you…
Hallo, I’m Jaq. I like to eat food, watch films, drink beer and have a dance.
I work for Cinema For All, which is a Sheffield-based, national charity that helps volunteers to screen films wherever they may be. I also sing in Neighbourhood Voices, an all-female group singing arrangements of pop, indie and alternative tunes.
What does Sheffield mean to you?
Sheffield is a brilliant bunch of contradictions. It’s full of warmth, but likes sticking up a cheeky pair of fingers to the south. It’s proud but self-deprecating; industrial but green; active but sedentary. Come and have a go at us, and we’ll make you a lovely cup of tea.
What’s your favourite Sheffield place?
I love Walkley. It’s such an eclectic and loving mix of old and new Sheffield.
What would you do to improve the city?
Keep the trees. Oh, and more places that do pizza by the slice.
Sun. 9 June 2019
One of the greatest filmmakers of all time. The man who ate his shoe after losing a bet to Errol Morris, who was shot whilst being interviewed by Mark Kermode, who has made countless features and docs exploring man’s eternal struggle against nature.
Sun. 9 June 2019
A vibrant and exclusive look at the people behind Manchester’s ICONS Ball – a voguing extravaganza celebrating the north of England’s LGBTQIA+ and POC communities. Followed by a performance by House of Ghetto.
The latest from acclaimed British filmmaker Jeanie Finlay (Sound it Out, Game of Thrones: The Last Watch) follows Freddy, who is trans, in his quest to carry his own baby. A deeply moving exploration of gender, tolerance and parenthood.