Au Revoir Les Enfants

Now Screening

This immaculately acted film traces the friendship between two 12-year-olds, one from a wealthy Catholic family, the other a Jewish boy hidden by the priests.



Japanese Film Season

Sun 1 - Sat 28 Feb

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme returns with another exciting lineup of contemporary, classic and animated films showcasing the versatility and uniqueness of Japanese cinema both past and present.



Now Screening

Michael Keaton gives a career-defining performance in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s absurdly hysterical backstage melodrama - one of the standout films of the year.


A Most Violent Year

Now Screening

Set in the chilly winter of 1981 in New York, Oscar Isaac is once again pounding the city’s frosty streets in this brilliant feature from JC Chandor.


January Podcast

Listen now

This month Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove talks about our new strand Impact of Conflict with co-curator Tim Cole, Professor of Social History at University of Bristol.



Now Screening

A supremely talented young jazz drummer is picked for an elite New York school band in this intense, exhilarating drama about a musical prodigy and his teacher, that will leave you breathless.

24 Under 24

24 Influential Bristolians Under 24

See who's on the list...

Rife Magazine is all about celebrating and nurturing young talent - check out their list of 24 influential people in Bristol under 24 in music, film, technology, online, green issues, social issues, politics and art here, and don't forget to have your say!

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Conference Hire

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We offer imaginative choices to meet your conference needs, delivered in the inspirational surroundings of this independent organisation with its intimate and vibrant atmosphere. With customers at the heart of our organisation Watershed delivers a diverse programme of films, events, festivals and conferences.

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We are committed to projecting passion, care and pride in the whole Watershed experience. Our food is now as organic, seasonal, locally sourced and ethically produced as we can possibly make it. Sample our menu, get some drinks in or just come for a coffee before or after a film – the choice is up to you.

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21 Jan, 2015
DepicT! '14 Winner's Journey - January

Each year we invite filmmakers from all over the world to submit their short films of 90 seconds of less to our DepicT! competition. We caught up with DepicT! '14 winner Daniel Chisholm about his current feature length project set in Italy.