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Highlights

Lady Macbeth

Opens Fri 28 April

Acclaimed theatre director William Oldroyd relocates Nikolai Leskov’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk to 19th-century England, in this Gothic tale about a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience whose passionate affair unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate.

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Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth

Opens Fri 28 April

Acclaimed theatre director William Oldroyd relocates Nikolai Leskov’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk to 19th-century England, in this Gothic tale about a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience whose passionate affair unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate.

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Simran - Rife Book

Talking about my generation...

Help make 20 Stories From Britain's Youth happen...

Drum roll please! Award-winning author Nikesh Shukla (of The Good Immigrant fame) and the young journalists behind our very own Rife Magazine are collaborating to make a BOOK! And we need your help to get this brilliant idea off the ground...

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Podcast

April Podcast

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In this month's podcast Mark Cosgrove, our Cinema Curator, talks about the initial inspiration behind Filmic, some of the past highlights, and what to look forward to this month - including our Celebrating Female Composers season.

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The Sense of an Ending

The Sense of an Ending

Now screening

Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) directs Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling in a mesmerising and slippery tale of ageing, memory and self-delusion, an adaptation of Julian Barnes's Booker-prize winning novel.

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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

Now screening

This irresistibly charming debut feature from Juho Kuosmanen is a funny and forlorn sports biopic inspired by the real-life 1962 showdown between Finnish boxer Olli Mäki and American champion Davey Moore in Helsinki.

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Clash

Clash

Now screening

Mohamed Diab’s Clash is an unforgettable portrait of Egypt on the brink as rival protestors find themselves locked up in a police van.

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Letters from Baghdad

Letters from Baghdad

Now screening

Voiced by Tilda Swinton, this fascinating documentary explores the extraordinary life of "the female Lawrence of Arabia" - English writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell - the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day.

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The Transfiguration

The Transfiguration

Opens Fri 28 April

This atmospheric, intricate study of a troubled young mind, follows an orphaned teen as he immerses himself in vampire lore to escape his unsettled life.

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Heal the Living

Heal the Living

Opens Fri 28 April

The story of one heart that touches many lives - this is the extraordinary third feature from writer-director Katell Quillévéré (Love Like Poison, Suzanne) - a gripping, complex and moving ensemble drama about lives connected by organ transplant.

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What's on today - Thu 27 April

Feature Showing
The Handmaiden 18 (S) 14:00, 17:20, 20:30
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki 12A (S) 14:40, 20:40
The Sense of an Ending 15 15:00 AD, 20:10 AD
Clash 15 (S) 17:40 AD
Letters from Baghdad PG (S) 18:00

What's on tomorrow - Fri 28 April

Feature Showing
Lunchtime Talk: In my Shoes: Intimacy 13:00
Letters from Baghdad PG (S) 14:40
Heal the Living 12A (S) 15:10, 18:00
Lady Macbeth 15 15:30, 18:30, 20:40
The Sense of an Ending 15 17:30
The Handmaiden 18 (S) 20:10 AD
The Transfiguration 15 20:20

What's on - Mon 01 May

Feature Showing
Cinébabies: Lady Macbeth 15 11:00 Baby
The Sense of an Ending 15 14:40, 17:30
Heal the Living 12A (S) 15:10, 18:00
Lady Macbeth 15 15:30, 18:30, 20:40
The Handmaiden 18 (S) 20:10 DS
The Transfiguration 15 20:20

What's on - Tue 02 May

Feature Showing
The Sense of an Ending 15 14:40, 17:30
Heal the Living 12A (S) 15:10, 18:00
Lady Macbeth 15 15:30, 18:30, 20:40
The Handmaiden 18 (S) 20:10
The Transfiguration 15 20:20

Tuesday screenings are part of our Cinébites meal deal - get 30% off main dishes from our menu

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Our food and drink is local, seasonal, ethically sourced and simply delicious.

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

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Watershed has joined forces with UWE Bristol to offer a two new MA courses – one in Creative Producing - inspired by the work of the Pervasive Media Studio, and one in Contemporary Film Culture, both starting in September 2017.

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