Amy Winehouse
Mark Cosgrove

July Podcast

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In this month's podcast our Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove marks the centenary of the birth of legendary American director Orson Welles by talking about the impact of his work.




Now screening

Fresh from Cannes and a triumphant critical reception, Amy reunites the team behind the award-winning Senna to tell the incredible story of the glorious rise and heartbreaking fall of Amy Winehouse.


The Wrecking Crew

Fri 10 - Sun 12 July

This engrossing documentary reveals how a group of session musicians provided the backbeat, the bottom and the swinging melody that created the 1960s "West Coast Sound" of the Beach Boys and more.

Cowboys on horseback

Slow West

Now screening

A gloriously off-kilter western about a naive young boy searching for a forbidden love with the help of laconic bounty hunter Silas (Michael Fassbender).

Urbanimals Rabbit

The winner is...


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!

Jon Aitken

Did you know...

Our Young Journalists at Rife are engaging Turner Prize-winning artists on Twitter?

24-year-old journalist Jon Aitken received some fascinating tweets about his article on Why Young People Aren’t Going to Art Galleries and even got a direct response from controversial artist Jake Chapman himself, who then followed Rife on Twitter.


Still The Water

Now screening

Gorgeous and poetic, this latest film exploring loss, loneliness, and first love from Japan's cinematic visionary Naomi Kawase transports us to a subtropical island, where villagers live in harmony with nature.

Roller derby skater

Queer Vision

Fri 3 - Sun 12 July

Bristol Pride's film festival is back, once again bringing you the best of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cinema to the big screen.

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7 Jul, 2015
Rife Magazine celebrates 1st Birthday with two new projects

It's been exactly a year since Rife Magazine went live with one mission – to be a mouthpiece for the young people of Bristol and create a magazine that was everything young people are – funny, passionate, curious, interested, contentious, silly, edgy, slightly off-key – and by golly, they've worked hard to do this. How far has Rife come? Happy birthday, Rife Magazine.