August 2016

Making Watershed accessible for everyone

Wed 24 Aug, 2016

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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Introducing our newest Artist in Residence

Wed 24 Aug, 2016

‘Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut' is a completely new immersive experience exploring identity and mythology. It is the latest brilliant idea commissioned through Watershed’s Artist in Residence programme.

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Watershed shortlisted for UK Cinema of the Year 2016

Thu 18 Aug, 2016

Watershed has been shortlisted for UK Cinema of the Year 2016 at the prestigious Screen Awards, which recognises excellence in film distribution, exhibition and marketing in the UK film industry.

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Encounters Festival returns with local heroes

Wed 17 Aug, 2016

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival returns from Tue 20 - Sun 25 Sept. This year audiences, filmmakers and industry players can expect five days of the best short films from more than 40 countries alongside a series of special big screen events, a comprehensive industry programme and Q&As with leading filmmakers.

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Introducing Watershed Jukebox by Stand + Stare

Wed 10 Aug, 2016

You may have noticed a new arrival in the Café/Bar – the Watershed Jukebox, a brand new arcade-style story booth which celebrates and showcases the people and stories of Watershed – from the bits you may know (like the cinema) – to those you may have not have experienced (yet!).

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Director Phillipa Lowthorpe visits for Swallows & Amazons preview

Mon 1 Aug, 2016

Join us for an audience with Bristol-based and BAFTA-winning director Philippa Lowthorpe (Call the Midwife, Jamaica Inn) as she visits Watershed for a Q&A after a special preview screening on Sun 7 Aug at 15:00.

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