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Slapstick 2017

Film season

Bristol's ever popular Slapstick Festival returns with a packed and irreverent programme celebrating some of the legends of screen comedy both past and present.

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Slapstick 2017

Film season

Bristol's ever popular Slapstick Festival returns with a packed and irreverent programme celebrating some of the legends of screen comedy both past and present.

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La La Land

Now screening

An ambitious jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) and an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) fall in love while pursuing their dreams of stardom, in this dazzlingly stylised homage to the classic Hollywood musical from Whiplash director Damien Chazelle.

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Jackie

Opens Fri 20 Jan

Chilean director Pablo Larraín's English language debut is a searing and intimate portrait of Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) in the events leading up to and following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy.

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Manchester By The Sea

Now screening

Casey Affleck stars in this emotional and critically acclaimed drama from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Margaret), about a reclusive handyman who must face his painful past when he returns to his hometown after the death of his older brother.

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Podcast

January Podcast

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In this month's podcast Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, and Sven de Hondt, independent film blogger and programmer, look forward to a rich year in cinema and share the films that they are looking forward to seeing at the start of 2017.

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A Monster Calls

Now screening

Spanish director J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) brings to life this heartbreaking and magical tale based on Patrick Ness' acclaimed novel about a young boy struggling with the imminent death of his terminally ill mother.

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What's on today - Thu 19 Jan

Feature Showing
Slapstick 2017: The Peoples Poet: A Celebration of the Stickest Bogeys of Rik Mayall 15 19:30 Sold Out
Manchester By The Sea 15 20:20 AD
A Monster Calls 12A 21:00
La La Land 12A 21:20 AD

What's on tomorrow - Fri 20 Jan

Feature Showing
Slapstick 2017: Paths to Paradise PG 09:30 Intro
La La Land 12A 11:10 AD, 14:00 AD, 17:00 AD, 20:00 AD, 23:00 AD
Slapstick 2017: Master of the House U 11:30 Intro
Lunchtime Talk: The Democratisation of Technology 13:00
Manchester By The Sea 15 14:10, 17:10, 20:20
Jackie 15 14:40 AD, 18:00 AD, 20:40 AD

What's on - Sat 21 Jan

Feature Showing
Slapstick 2017: Silent Comedy: A Century Ago - Fairbanks and Chaplin Double Bill PG 09:30 Intro
La La Land 12A 11:20 AD, 14:00 AD, 17:40 AD, 20:30 AD
Slapstick 2017: Roy Hudd in Conversation U 11:30
Slapstick 2017: The Goodies: Robin and Not Josie's Book Shambles U 13:20 (nearly full)
Manchester By The Sea 15 14:10, 17:10, 20:10
Jackie 15 14:40 AD, 18:00 AD, 20:40 AD
Slapstick 2017: Neil Innes Presents Unseen Bonzos U 15:40 Sold Out

What's on - Sun 22 Jan

Feature Showing
Slapstick 2017: Accidentally Preserved: Surviving Slapstick on 16mm PG 09:30
La La Land 12A 11:20 AD, 14:00 AD, 17:40 AD, 20:30 AD
What A Glorious Feeling: Show Boat U 12:00
Manchester By The Sea 15 14:10, 17:10, 20:10
Jackie 15 14:40 AD, 18:00 AD, 20:40 AD

What's on - Mon 23 Jan

Feature Showing
Cinébabies: La La Land 12A 11:00 AD Baby
La La Land 12A 11:20 AD, 14:00 AD, 17:40 AD, 20:30 AD
Manchester By The Sea 15 14:10, 17:10, 20:10
Jackie 15 14:40 AD, 18:00 AD DS, 20:40 AD
Deaf Conversations About Cinema: Jackie 19:55

What's on - Tue 24 Jan

Feature Showing
La La Land 12A 11:00 AD, 14:00 AD, 17:40 AD, 20:30 AD
Manchester By The Sea 15 14:10, 17:10, 20:10
Jackie 15 14:40 AD, 18:00 AD, 20:40 AD

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What's on - Wed 25 Jan

Feature Showing
La La Land 12A 11:00 AD, 14:00 AD, 17:40 AD DS, 20:30 AD
Manchester By The Sea 15 11:10, 14:10, 17:10, 20:10
Jackie 15 14:40 AD, 18:00 AD, 20:40 AD
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