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Highlights

Borg Vs McEnroe

Now screening

Danish director Janus Metz serves up this story of the epic rivalry between Swedish tennis legend Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the brash American John McEnroe, which came to a head in the 1981 Wimbledon final.

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Borg/McEnroe

Borg Vs McEnroe

Now screening

Danish director Janus Metz serves up this story of the epic rivalry between Swedish tennis legend Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the brash American John McEnroe, which came to a head in the 1981 Wimbledon final.

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Tap Takeover: Butcombe

Tap Takeover: Butcombe Brewing co

Mon 18 - Sun 24 Sept

Butcombe Brewery co take over all five of our ale taps in the Café/Bar from Mon 18 - Sun 24 Sept. Come and try some of their Organic ales!

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IGLAB 02

IGLAB 02

Thu 28 Sept 17:30

Join us for the second of six IGLABs, a place to test and play games - games that are played in the real world rather than via a console or screen, games that are social, definitely foolish, and possibly a little bit absurd.

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Wind River

Wind River

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The directorial debut from screenwriter (Sicario and Hell or High Water) Taylor Sheridan is a bleak and brutal thriller set on the snowy fringes of the American West, starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen.

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Podcast

September Podcast

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September sees the arrival of the 23rd Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival. In this month's podcast Watershed's Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove talks to Festival Director Rich Warren and Marketing Manager Jacqui Barr about what makes the festival so unique and highlights to look out for.

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God’s Own Country

God’s Own Country

Now screening

Francis Lee's remarkable debut - that is rightly being hailed as one of the best British films of the year - is a brilliantly performed and impressively unsentimental story of love and longing in the Yorkshire Pennines.

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On Body and Soul

On Body and Soul

Opens Sun 24 Sep

Love blossoms in the unlikeliest of places (a Hungarian slaughterhouse) in this quirky, dreamlike film, winner of the top prize in Berlin and the first in 18 years for writer/director Ildikó Enyedi (My Twentieth Century).

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A Journey Through French Cinema

Journey Through French Cinema

Opens Sun 24 Sep

Celebrated French director Bertrand Tavernier, known for films rich in cultural and social commentary (Round Midnight, The Clockmaker), invites us on an insightful and entertaining voyage through his country's cinema.

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What's on tomorrow - Sat 23 Sept

Feature Showing
Encounters '17: We're Going on a Bear Hunt U 09:30
Encounters '17: Autism Friendly: Oska Bright PG 10:00
Encounters '17: VR 1: Electric Relaxation 15 10:00, 17:30 (nearly full)
Encounters '17: Who Let the Dogs Out - The Reksio Anniversary Programme PG 10:30
Encounters '17: Children's Jury Award PG 11:00
Encounters '17: VR 2: Excursions 15 11:30, 19:00
Encounters '17: VS1 Retrospective 15 (S) 12:00 DS
Tap Takeover: Butcombe Brewing co All Day
Encounters '17: The Best of Poland - Polish Series for Children PG 12:30
Encounters '17: Revolting Rhymes PG 13:00
Encounters '17: VR 3: Scenario 15 13:00, 20:30
Encounters '17: DepicT! 15 14:00
Encounters '17: Shorts2Features: Ethel & Ernest PG 14:15
Encounters '17: Making of the Red Turtle PG 14:30
Encounters '17: VR: Another Gaze 15 14:30
Encounters '17: Deaf Shorts Showcase 15 (S) 16:00 DS
Encounters '17: Shorts2Features: Bronco’s House 15 16:30
Encounters '17: Spanish Deaf Shorts 15 (S) 18:30 DS
Borg Vs McEnroe 15 (S) 19:00, 21:30
Encounters '17: The Final Girls present Strange Creatures 18 20:00
Encounters '17: Aki Kaurismäki: Selected Shorts 15 20:30
Encounters '17: The Final Girls present The Final Girls 15 22:00
Encounters '17: Shorts2Features: Leningrad Cowboys Go America 15 22:30

What's on - Mon 25 Sept

Feature Showing
Cinébabies: Borg Vs McEnroe 15 (S) 11:00 Baby
God’s Own Country 15 14:00 AD
18:00 AD DS
On Body and Soul 18 (S) 14:40
20:40
Borg Vs McEnroe 15 (S) 15:30
17:50
20:20
Journey Through French Cinema 12A (S) 17:10
Wind River 15 21:00 AD DS

What's on - Tue 26 Sept

Feature Showing
God’s Own Country 15 14:30 AD
On Body and Soul 18 (S) 14:40, 20:40
Journey Through French Cinema 12A (S) 17:10
Preview: My Pure Land + Director Q&A 15 (S) 17:50 QA
Borg Vs McEnroe 15 (S) 18:00, 20:20
Wind River 15 21:00 AD

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What's on - Wed 27 Sept

Feature Showing
Borg Vs McEnroe 15 (S) 11:00
15:30
17:50
20:20
God’s Own Country 15 14:00 AD
18:00 AD DS
On Body and Soul 18 (S) 14:40
20:40
Journey Through French Cinema 12A (S) 17:10
Raise the Bar (feat. Dizraeli) 19:30 Sold Out
Wind River 15 21:00 AD

What's on - Thu 28 Sept

Feature Showing
God’s Own Country 15 14:00, 18:00
On Body and Soul 18 (S) 14:50, 20:40
Borg Vs McEnroe 15 (S) 15:30, 17:50, 20:20
Journey Through French Cinema 12A (S) 17:10
IGLAB 02 17:30 Sold Out
Wind River 15 21:00
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We are delighted to announce that this year's DepicT! shortlist is live - and we need your votes to decide the winner of this year’s coveted Audience Award.

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