Cultural cinema and digital creativity centre in Bristol UK

Highlights

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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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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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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September Podcast

Listen now

In this month's podcast our Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove talks emerging talent at Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival and the impact of digital on filmmaking.

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Closed Curtain

Now screening

Seminal Iranian director Jafar Panahi returns with this half-fiction, half-documentary that looks at imagination and the creative spirit under political pressure.

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Cartel Land

Now screening

Double Sundance award-winner Cartel Land is a harrowing look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy - the murderous Mexican drug cartels.

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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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The Second Mother

Now screening

The established hierarchy between housemaid Val and the family she cares for is upset with the arrival of Val's biological daughter in this gently funny and beautifully made award-winner from Brazil.

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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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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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