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Bride and wedding cake

Wild Tales

Now screening

Road-rage drivers, loan sharks, lawyers, critics, politicians, cheating husbands, traffic wardens – all the pressure points of 21st century life get a roasting in this delirious black comedy from Argentina.



Shaun the Sheep The Movie

Now screening

This big hearted, stop-motion-animated adventure from local heroes Aardman is jam packed with gags and lush visual ideas - shear pleasure for all the family!


The Face of an Angel

Now screening

Michael Winterbottom returns with this soulful, sophisticated drama - a fictionalised version of the notorious Meredith Kercher murder case.

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Now screening

The debut feature from renowned screenwriter Eskil Vogt is an inventive, powerful portrait of a woman whose loss of sight only serves to sharpen her creative imagination.


Playable City Award is open!

Deadline Tue 7 April

Our international £30,000 Award is open for entries - got an idea to use technology in a creative way to invite the people of Bristol to be playful in public spaces? Apply now...

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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Now screening

Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan impresses again with his latest award-winning melodrama charting a fraught relationship between a rebellious adolescent and his long-suffering mother.


The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Opens Fri 3 April

Studio Ghibli’s co-founder Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies) has transformed an ancient Japanese folk tale into a ravishingly beautiful animated fantasy in his first film in 14 years. 

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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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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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17 Mar, 2015
Ready, steady, DepicT! - 2015 submissions now open

We are back for our nineteenth year of DepicT!, our ultra short film competition that asks filmmakers from around the world to create an original short film under 90 seconds long.