All Is By My Side

Now screening

An absorbing, provocative and wholly original portrait of Jimi Hendrix as fledgling legend, with Outkast's André Benjamin.



E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Now screening

Steven Spielberg's all time classic sci-fi adventure sees a little alien, abandoned by his pot-belled extraterrestrial buds, navigate life on Earth with the help of ten-year-old Elliott.



Now screening

An enjoyably traditional, extravagant melodrama of bitter jealousy, murder, and cold, unforgiving ambition set in depression-era America.


Aged 16 – 19? Passionate about film?

BFI Film Academy - apply now

Participants will get an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to work in film from writing scripts to getting movies to the cinema screen. Apply now!

Northern Soul Dancing

Northern Soul

Now screening

The story of the 1970s youth culture that changed a generation and influenced songwriters, producers, DJs and designers for decades to come.



Thu 2 - Thu 30 Oct

A place where space, pyramids, funk and politics collide, Afrofuturism is one of the most imaginative ways of re-defining and re-imagining black identity in the past, present, and the future. Get up to get down and discover a world where today's boundaries blur into insignificance!

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Food & Drink

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

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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Conference Hire

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

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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16 Oct, 2014
DJ Cheeba live events announced

We're thrilled to reveal that Bristol’s own audio visual pioneer DJ Cheeba will perform a live one-off re-score to Ed Wood’s sci-fi classic Plan 9 From Outer Space on Fri 21 Nov here at Watershed.