Design Manchester: DM17

The DM17 festival is an annual series of events which celebrates design in all forms. In this second year of Design Manchester screenings at HOME, we feature three films in the series ‘Reframing Reality’, each depicting visions of an artificial future humanity and looking at differing concepts of what might be considered ‘female’ in that depiction.

Previously in this season


This visionary Fritz Lang classic from 1927 is celebrated for the first appearance of a robot in a feature-length film. Created in female form, the…

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Set in the near future, Spike Jonze’s prescient film follows Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a man who develops a relationship with Samantha, an artificial computer operating…

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