February 2015

Playable City Award is now open for submissions

Mon 23 Feb, 2015

Following the international success of Hello Lamppost (2013) and Shadowing (2014), we are delighted to announce the Playable City Award returns for its third year, with the call for submissions opening today.

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Filmic is back!

Thu 19 Feb, 2015

Filmic, a joint venture with our friends up the road at St George's Bristol, returns in March with another great line-up of film, music, talks and special live events. Dedicated to pursuing the notion of 'the filmic' - whether connected to an actual film or inside a musician's head - it's a different kind of film and music season.

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Seeing Selma

Wed 11 Feb, 2015

A round up of recent activity - vox pops, Twitter Chats, comment cards and more - on Selma, the story of Dr Martin Luther King's historic struggle to secure voting rights for African-Americans.

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Film - The Start of the Conversation

Thu 5 Feb, 2015

Conversations About Cinema is a new UK wide project led by Watershed in partnership with Chapter Arts (Cardiff) and QFT (Belfast) that opens up debates and discussion through film. Find out more about how you can join the conversation here...

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Berlin: the Festival season begins

Thu 5 Feb, 2015

The 65th edition of the Berlin Film Festival - Europe's first major cinema showcase of the year - has begun. Our Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove will be there searching for films, partnership, opportunities and events to bring back to Bristol and the UK, and you can keep up to date with all his latest thoughts on the programme in real time through Twitter.

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Selma: the Civil Rights movement for grown ups

Wed 4 Feb, 2015

Dr Edson Burton reflects on new film Selma, explaining how it dismantles the many mythologies surrounding Dr Martin Luther King and the civil rights era, and how its story is relevant today. Read on to find out how you can share your voice too...

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We've launched a new Individual Giving Programme

Mon 2 Feb, 2015

Today (Mon 2 Feb) Watershed launched a new Individual Giving Programme. We are opening our doors wider to invite those who enjoy Watershed to increase their support so that we can continue to innovate, entertain and develop the diverse audiences with whom we work.

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