Porco Rosso
RIFE Just Human

What's Rife

Tell us what you want in a relationship

Rife Mag want to know what you think is the most important thing in a relationship to prove that sexuality doesn't define us - after all, we're all #JustHuman.



Studio Ghibli Forever

Throughout August

A month of film, origami, manga, bento boxes, food specials and more dedicated to legendary Studio Ghibli animator and co-founder Hayao Miyazaki. First up is is Porco Rosso, a bittersweet adventure where pigs really do fly...

A boy


Now screening

Filmed with the same group of actors over a 12 year period to 2013, the latest film from Richard Linklater is an engrossing one-of-a-kind epic about growing up.



Winner of the Playable City Award

Bristol, come and play with your shadows... we are delighted to announce that this year's winner of the international £30,000 Playable City Award is Shadowing, which will be launched in the city in the autumn.


August Podcast

Our Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove considers what is unique about the cinema experience, and what the value is in seeing a film in the cinema.

Woman in a field

Grand Central

Now screening

A potent workplace drama starring two of France's hottest stars - Tahar Rahim and Lea Seydoux - who live and work under the shadow of a nuclear power plant.

A man


Now screening

This brilliant slice of Southern Gothic drama is the very definition of return to form - for both director David Gordon Green and star Nicolas Cage.

A couple

A Promise

Opens Fri 1 Aug

A sumptuous testament to the enduring power of love, this follows Friedrich (Richard Madden), a graduate of humble origins, who meets Lotte (Rebecca Hall) in pre-War Germany.

Mexican man

Who Is Dayani Cristal?

Now screening

Mexican actor and activist Gael Garcia Bernal lends his name and presence to this engaging documentary about illegal immigration across the US border.

Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces

We need your ideas

We are taking part in Fun Palaces, a national event that aims to explore and celebrate arts organisations as open and fun spaces - programmed not for but by you. Find out how you can get involved!

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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.

Find out more about Food & Drink

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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23 Jul, 2014
Intergalactic Launch for BFI Sci Fi

On Thursday 17 July we travelled to BFI Southbank to attend the launch of Sci Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder, BFI’s biggest and most ambitious film season yet. We joined the brightest and the best voices of the science and technology world to explore the genre, eat a few space snacks, and meet some classic characters.