Cultural cinema and digital creativity centre in Bristol UK

Highlights

Julieta

Now screening

Pedro Almodóvar, one of cinema's great auteurs, returns to his roots with his 20th feature, a seriously good female-focused study of love and loss.

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Julieta

Now screening

Pedro Almodóvar, one of cinema's great auteurs, returns to his roots with his 20th feature, a seriously good female-focused study of love and loss.

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Behemoth

Now screening

Chinese director Zhao Liang acts as a modern-day Dante exploring Inner Mongolia’s environmental destruction, in this contemplative documentary and poetic protest against the destructive social and environmental effects of Chinese industrialisation.

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Black

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A 15-year-old girl must make a brutal choice between loyalty and love when she falls for a Moroccan boy from a rival black gang, in this pulse-pounding crime-drama played out amidst the milieu of Brussels’ gang culture.

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The BFG

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Steven Spielberg re-unites with ET writer Melissa Matheson to create this magical adaptation of Roald Dahl's adored tale which simply radiates with open-hearted warmth.

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Childhood of a Leader

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Indie darling Brady Corbet makes his directorial debut with this operatic psychodrama about what exactly makes a dictator.

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Playable City Award is Open

Are you our next winner?

Building on the international success of previous Award winners Hello Lamp Post, Shadowing and Urbanimals, we are looking for new ideas from anywhere in the world which respond to the theme of journeys.

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Roald Dahl on Film

Throughout August

Get the holidays off to a scrumdiddlyumptious start with our splendiferous family season celebrating the centenary of iconic author Roald Dahl.

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Join our team

We are looking for a Projectionist and Content Creators. Could you be the right person for one of these roles?

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Sabrina Shirazi

Come and have a bite...

Tasty recipes to try at home

This week in the Pervasive Media Studio we've been thinking about food and how some of our residents' practices revolve around culinary experiences. To give a little taste of what they get up to we asked them to share a simple recipe for everyone at home to enjoy...

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August Podcast

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In this month's podcast Roseanna Dias, Watershed's Engagement Projects Coordinator and Sally Griffith, Roald Dahl On Film programmer, discuss the enduring appeal of Roald Dahl to both fillmmakers and audiences both young and old. 

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Wiener-Dog

Now screening

The travels of an adorable Dachshund are at the heart of this mordantly funny, elegantly wrought portmanteau comedy, as acerbic US indie director Todd Solondz (Happiness) demonstrates he’s lost none of his bite.

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Swallows and Amazons

Now screening

Set sail for a heartwarming experience for all the family with this inspiring, rambunctious and nostalgic tale of summer adventure in this beautifully realised adaptation of Arthur Ransome's classic story.

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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

Wed 24 Aug, 2016
Making Watershed accessible for everyone

David Ellington at our Matilda Read in a Day (credit: Jon Aitken)

We have a whole host of events in September that are accessible for Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing people, including a robotics showcase, a creative workshop exploring 'feeling' sound, Deaf Conversations About Cinema, shorts programmes and more...

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