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21 Sep 2017

Cinema

Senior Citizen Kane Club: Insyriated (15)

Philippe Van Leeuw

Trapped inside her own home as the city around her is reduced to rubble, mother of three Oum Yazan takes comfort in the familiarity of household routines. The streets below are a war zone, with a barricaded doorway providing the only protection from the threat of deadly bombs and sniper fire...

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22 Sep 2017

Galleries

Kelly Richardson: Meet the Artist

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22 Sep 2017

Cinema

Looking Awry: Don’t Look At Me That Way (15)

Uisenma Borchu

Iva is a beautiful single mother struggling to maintain her own personal identity, until she meets Hedi, who gives her a fresh perspective on life. Screening as part of SQIFF 2017.

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22 Sep 2017

Galleries

Kelly Richardson: Exhibition Preview

Come along to our Exhibition Preview and see Kelly Richardson's exhibition, The Weather Makers, before it officially opens on Sat 23 September.

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24 Sep 2017

Cinema

Ciné Sunday: Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Stephen Frears

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

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18 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017

Cinema

Soft Subtitled Screening: Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Stephen Frears

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

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26 Sep 2017

Cinema

Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto and the Art of Venice

David Bickerstaff

From one of the world’s largest art collections comes the remarkable story of Canaletto and the city he shared with millions through his art.

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26 Sep 2017

Cinema

The War Show

Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon

A Syrian radio DJ documents her experiences and those of her friends throughout the 2011 Arab Spring, subsequent protests against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and the resulting repression, forced migration and extremism. Part of the Crossings: Stories of Migration programme.

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21 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017

Cinema

Bring a Baby: Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Stephen Frears

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

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28 Sep 2017

Cinema

Senior Citizen Kane Club: Victoria and Abdul (PG)

Stephen Frears

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule.

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28 Sep 2017

Cinema

Black Sabbath: The End of The End (15)

Dick Carruthers

This special film event chronicles the final tour of legends Black Sabbath, giving viewers the chance to hear the final word from one of the greatest metal bands of all time.

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29 Sep 2017

Cinema

Stranger In Paradise

Guido Hendrikx

In a classroom, newly arrived refugees learn a lesson about Europe. Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, this engaging film reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion. Part of the Crossings: Stories of Migration programme.

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30 Sep 2017

Meet at DCA Box Office

Tour of University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station

Join us for this opportunity to see and hear about the work of the University of Dundee’s Satellite Receiving Station.

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30 Sep 2017

Level 4

Art Cart Adventures

Come and explore our exhibition, The Weather Makers, with fun, creative activities

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30 Sep 2017

Print Studio

Bookbinding: The 4th Century Book

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03 Oct 2017

Galleries

Senior Citizen Kane Gallery Tour and Workshop

Aged 60+? Come along to our Senior Citizen Kane Gallery Tour in our Galleries and Activity Room.

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04 Oct 2017

Cinema

The Night is Short, Walk on Girl (15)

Masaaki Yuasa

This bold anime tells the story of a girl known only as Otome and her ardent admirer Senpai, who tries to track her down during a long night of partying...

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05 Oct 2017

Cinema

NT Live: Hamlet (Encore) (12A)

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

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22 Sep 2017 - 05 Oct 2017

Cinema

Mother!

Darren Aronofsky

This riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice sees a couple's relationship tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home.

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07 Oct 2017

Level 4

Art Cart Adventures

Come and explore our Kelly Richardson exhibition with fun, creative activities

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07 Oct 2017

Print Studio

Get Off Auto

Weekend course

Learn your way around your digital camera and gain confidence by shooting out and about.

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07 Oct 2017

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Norma

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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07 Oct 2017

Cinema

Live from the Met: Norma

Vincenzo Bellini

The season opens with a new production of Bellini’s bel canto tragedy Norma, starring Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role, which she has sung to acclaim at the Met in 2013. Joyce DiDonato co-stars as Norma’s colleague and rival, Adalgisa, opposite Joseph Calleja as Pollione and Matthew Rose as Oroveso.

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09 Oct 2017

Cinema

Loving Vincent (12)

Hugh Welchman, Dorota Kobiela

This stunning, fully painted animated feature explores the life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh, told by his paintings and the characters that inhabit them.

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11 Oct 2017

Print Studio

Waterless Plate Lithography

Four week course

Learn to use waterless lithography plates to combine photographic, digital and hand-drawn imagery.

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14 Oct 2017

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Die Zauberflöte

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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14 Oct 2017

Cinema

Live from the Met: Die Zauberflöte

Mozart

Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s production of Mozart’s masterpiece.

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15 Oct 2017

Activity Room

Craft Sunday: Bespoke lampshades with Tori Gray

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18 Oct 2017

Galleries

Curator's tour of The Weather Makers

Join our Head of Exhibitions for a guided tour of The Weather Makers.

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19 Oct 2017

Print Studio

Bookbinding: Case Binding

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26 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017

Meeting Room

DCA Film Quiz (15)

Is your filmic knowledge good enough to beat our quiz master? Come and have a go! £3 per person for teams of up to five.

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21 Oct 2017

Print Studio

Introduction To Laser-cutting

One day course

Learn how to laser-cut and engrave hand-drawn, computer-generated and photographic images onto different materials such as paper, wood, perspex and fabric.

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22 Oct 2017

Cinema

Bolshoi: Le Corsaire

Amidst a bustling market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with the beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedem in this titillating ballet, one of the Bolshoi’s most lavish productions.

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27 Oct 2017

Cinema

Artist's Choice Screening: The Crazies (18)

George Romero

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28 Oct 2017

Print Studio

Laser-cutting for Printmakers

Learn how to laser-cut and engrave hand-drawn computer-generated and photographic images.

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04 Nov 2017

Print Studio

Shadowgraphs

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07 Nov 2017

Print Studio

Wood Engraving

Four week course

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09 Nov 2017

Galleries

Echo + Tom deMajo

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11 Nov 2017

Print Studio

Takuhon: Oriental pad-printing

Weekend course

Possibly the earliest printing method, Takuhon is designed for making prints of carved texts, and textured and patterned surfaces.

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12 Nov 2017

Activity Room

Craft Sunday: Concrete planters with Who Art Thou

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12 Nov 2017

Cinema

Bolshoi: The Taming of the Shrew

Acclaimed choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot brings out the wit, fast-paced athleticism and vibrancy from the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in Shakespeare’s rowdy comedy.

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16 Nov 2017

DCA Meeting Room/Activity Room

Touching the Moon; Sensing an Asteroid

Professor Steve Parkes, University of Dundee, will introduce PANGU and the present a series of images and videos of real and imaginary planetary surfaces.

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16 Nov 2017

Cinema

NT Live: Follies (12A)

In Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical, several faded glamour girls - the sparkling Follies beauties of years gone by - reminisce and perform the musical numbers which made them famous, trailed by the ghostly memories of their younger selves.

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18 Nov 2017

Activity Room

Family Art Lab: Amazing Surfaces

Take inspiration from Kelly Richardson's exhibition and explore planetary surfaces, terrain real and imagined; question what creates these different kinds of landscapes and making things might we expect to find there too!

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18 Nov 2017

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: The Exterminating Angel

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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18 Nov 2017

Cinema

Live from the Met: The Exterminating Angel

Thomas Adès

The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film.

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21 Nov 2017

Cinema

Exhibition on Screen: David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts

Phil Grabsky

Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Art in London.

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22 Nov 2017

Print Studio

Zine!

Four week course, Wed from 22 November

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25 Nov 2017

Level 4

Art Cart Adventures

Come and explore our Kelly Richardson exhibition with fun, creative activities

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23 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017

Galleries

Exhibition Tour: Kelly Richardson, The Weather Makers

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23 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017

Galleries

Kelly Richardson

The Weather Makers

Hyper-real digital films of rich and complex landscapes that have been manipulated using CGI, animation and sound.

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30 Nov 2017

Print Studio

Collagraphy

Four week course

The original recycling technique that uses card, textures and materials collaged together.

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07 Oct 2017 - 02 Dec 2017

Print Studio

Andy Warhol Class

One day course

Create prints using the simple screen print process that Warhol used to make his famous portraits.

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03 Dec 2017

Print Studio

Lino Printing

Three-day course

Learn about linocut printing from Babs Robertson.

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03 Dec 2017

Cinema

Bolshoi: The Nutcracker

A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic.

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05 Dec 2017

Cinema

Warren Miller's Line of Descent (12A)

Warren Miller

Follow athletes Tommy Moe, Kalen Thorien, Collin Collins, Lexi duPont, Marcus Caston, Seth Wescott and more as they travel the globe, by land, air and sea, exploring the ties that bind ski culture.

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07 Dec 2017

Cinema

NT Live: Young Marx (12A)

Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, Nicholas Hytner directs this new comedy about the young Karl Heinrich Marx.

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09 Dec 2017

Print Studio

Festive Letterpress

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03 Dec 2017 - 10 Dec 2017

Meeting Room

Bunty and Bella’s Annual Christmas Crafternoon

Craft Sunday

An array of handmade techniques for you to try

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10 Dec 2017

Print Studio

Printing With Paper Pulp

One day course

Use coloured paper pulp to make prints without inks or paint.

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16 Dec 2017

Print Studio

Gelli Plate Monoprinting

One day course

Create beautiful prints with this fun Monoprinting course.

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21 Jan 2018

Cinema

Bolshoi: Romeo and Juliet

New Production

Alexei Ratmansky stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic.

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23 Jan 2018

Cinema

Exhibition on Screen: Cézanne – Portraits of a Life

This incredible film takes audiences to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least known of all the impressionists.

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27 Jan 2018

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Tosca

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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27 Jan 2018

Cinema

Live from the Met: Tosca

Giacomo Puccini

Andris Nelsons conducts a new staging of Puccini’s dramatic tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar.

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04 Feb 2018

Cinema

Bolshoi: The Lady of the Camellias

Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel comes to life on the Bolshoi stage, with prima Svetlana Zakharova as the ailing Marguerite seeking love and redemption from her life as a courtesan.

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10 Feb 2018

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: L’Elisir d’Amore

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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10 Feb 2018

Cinema

Live from the Met: L’Elisir d’Amore

Donizetti

Donizetti’s comic gem, staged by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Domingo Hindoyan, stars Pretty Yende as the spirited Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her.

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22 Feb 2018

Cinema

NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (15)

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017 - this thrilling revival stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

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24 Feb 2018

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: La Bohème

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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24 Feb 2018

Cinema

Live from the Met: La Bohème

Puccini

An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history.

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09 Dec 2017 - 25 Feb 2018

Gallery 2

Kate V Robertson

This Mess is Kept Afloat

A solo exhibition of work by Kate V Robertson

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09 Dec 2017 - 25 Feb 2018

Gallery 1

Andrew Lacon

Fragments

A solo exhibition of work by Andrew Lacon

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04 Mar 2018

Cinema

Bolshoi: The Flames of Paris

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support of the revolutionary effort in this passionate and energetic ballet.

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10 Mar 2018

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Semiramide

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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10 Mar 2018

Cinema

Live from the Met: Semiramide

Rossini

Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Rossini’s opera, which has not been seen at the Met in 25 years.

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20 Mar 2018

Cinema

Exhibition on Screen Encore: Vincent Van Gogh – A New Way of Seeing (PG)

David Bickerstaff

Enjoying complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, this is a brilliant film about one of the world’s most fascinating and beloved artists.

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22 Mar 2018

Cinema

NT Live: Julius Caesar (12A)

Nicholas Hytner’s production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake.

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31 Mar 2018

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Così fan tutte

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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31 Mar 2018

Cinema

Live from the Met: Così fan tutte

Mozart

Phelim McDermott returns to the Met staging Mozart’s comedy, led by David Robertson.

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08 Apr 2018

Cinema

Bolshoi: Giselle

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart. This chilling, yet luminous ballet has captivated audiences for over 150 years at the Bolshoi.

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14 Apr 2018

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Luisa Miller

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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14 Apr 2018

Cinema

Live from the Met: Luisa Miller

Verdi

Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts a revival of Luisa Miller, which has not been seen at the Met since 2006.

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28 Apr 2018

Cinema

Pre Opera Talk: Cendrillon

Join us for tea and coffee and an insightful pre-opera talk.

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28 Apr 2018

Cinema

Live from the Met: Cendrillon

Massenet

Massenet’s enchanting opera Cendrillon, based on Cinderella, premieres at the Met conducted by Bertrand de Billy and directed by Laurent Pelly.

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22 May 2018

Cinema

Exhibition on Screen Encore: I, Claude Monet (U)

Phil Grabsky

A fresh new look at arguably the world's favourite artist, Claude Monet, perhaps the most influential painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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10 Jun 2018

Cinema

Bolshoi: Coppélia

The Bolshoi's unique version of this ebullient comedy is not to be missed, involving a feisty heroine, a boyish fiancee with a wandering eye, and an old dollmaker.

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