Cultural cinema and digital creativity centre in Bristol UK

Highlights

45 Years

Now screening

Andrew Haigh’s powerful follow up to his acclaimed Weekend follows the story of a couple (Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay) whose 45 year marriage is rocked by news that triggers deep turmoil for them both.

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45 Years

Now screening

Andrew Haigh’s powerful follow up to his acclaimed Weekend follows the story of a couple (Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay) whose 45 year marriage is rocked by news that triggers deep turmoil for them both.

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Vote for your favourite DepicT! short film

Until Sat 19 Sept

Watch new short films from around the world with DepicT - the competition for original shorts under 90 seconds. It's now up to you to decide the Audience Award winner - vote now on depict.org

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L’Eclisse

Now screening

The concluding chapter (following L’avventura and La notte) of Antonioni’s loose trilogy about doomed relationships in the modern world remains a landmark of modern cinema.

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The Wolfpack

Now screening

This stranger-than-fiction doc depicts the unusual upbringing of six brothers who have spent their childhoods locked away from the outside world and whose only reality is via movies.

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Gemma Bovery

Now screening

In this sexy and lighthearted re-imagining of Posy Simmonds’ graphic novel Gemma Arterton stars as an earthy beauty who stirs passions in the male inhabitants of a Normandy village.

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Game on!

£4.50 tickets for anyone aged 24 and under

If you're a young person aged 24 or under you can see any film here, at any time, on any day, and still have change from a fiver.

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The winner is...

Urbanimals!

The winner of this year's Playable City Award is Urbanimals - curious, interactive creatures that appear in unexpected areas of the city. They'll be springing up in Bristol later in the year for you to play with!

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The President

Now screening

This gripping and inventive parable of power and revenge shows Iranian director Makhmalbaf’s skill of combining a spirit of childlike play with a disquieting adult atmosphere of political corruption and brutality.

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The Stick House

Mon 7 Sept - Sat 17 Oct

Raucous' The Stick House is a dark gothic fable fusing film, music, performance and creative digital technology spinning a tale of love found, betrayals made and hearts laid bare in an astonishing and captivating theatre journey deep in the tunnels beneath Bristol. 

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Conference Hire

At Watershed we have a passion for innovation and creativity: we take pride in making your event stand out from the rest.

People at conference at Watershed

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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Food & Drink

Watershed offers the perfect social space. We are open from early in the morning to late at night.

Watershed's Café/Bar

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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News

1 Sep, 2015
The DepicT! ‘15 Shortlist Now Live!

Image from The Whale by Henning M. Lederer, DepicT '15 shortlist

Love short film? Watershed's super short filmmaking competition, DepicT!, challenges filmmakers to make compelling microfilms of 90 seconds or less. The 20 shortlisted films stand to win awards at the upcoming Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, but the winner of the Audience Award is entirely up to you...

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