A place where space, pyramids, funk and politics collide, Afrofuturism is one of the most imaginative ways of re-defining and re-imagining black identity in the past, present, and the future. Get up to get down and discover a world where today's boundaries blur into insignificance!
You the brilliant Bristol public have helped shape us into a Sci Fi wonderland this weekend. Join us on the Mothershed for a celebration of science, art, and - most importantly - fun. We have activities for the whole family and guess what? They are all entirely FREE!
Shadowing, the winner of our second Playable City Award, has arrived on Bristol's streets. As streetlights come on across the city, traces of those who have passed by will be played back as shadows. So keep your eyes peeled - who knows where you'll encounter someone's shadow?
Participants will get an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to work in film from writing scripts to getting movies to the cinema screen. Apply now!
This winter we are taking a giant leap into the world of Sci Fi with a huge season dedicated to the world's most popular film genre. Get a sense of the shape of the season here, and sign up for updates...
Often considered his greatest work, Marcel Carné's film is a triumph; an exquisitely crafted noir describing an obsessive relationship that leads to a grisly murder, and a classic of French poetic realism.
Restored in this new digital print, Jim Jarmusch's pitch perfect third feature, a bewitching blend of urban noir, prison movie, poetic fable and comedy starring Tom Waits, John Lurie and Robert Benigni as three cons trying to bust out of prison, is a milestone in American independent cinema.
'71 is more than a visceral recreation of a bruising period of recent Northern Irish history - it is a brilliantly effective survival thriller, one made by a searing talent to watch.
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|Shadowing||All Day||Ticket info|
|Maps To The Stars (18)||15:20, 18:10, 20:50||Book tickets|
|Le Jour Se Léve (PG)||18:00||Book tickets|
|Ida (12A)||18:20, 20:30||Book tickets|
|Down By Law (15)||20:40||Book tickets|
What's on - Wed 08 Oct
Join us for the first of our The Future Is Now Late Nights, a mesmerising tale of intergalactic loneliness, self-inquiry, and mans innate hunger for life starring Sam Rockwell.
Will and Testament
Through intimate interviews and the use of his own personal, photographic and film archive this fascinating documentary reveals a very human face behind the political mask of the venerable Tony Benn.
Watershed offers the perfect social space. We are open from early in the morning to late at night.
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.Find out more about Food & Drink
At Watershed we have a passion for innovation and creativity: we take pride in making your event stand out from the rest.
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.Find out more about conference hire