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The Fits: a coming of age meditation on belonging and Black female freedom

Fri 24 Feb, 2017

In this reflective piece Come the Revolution member Liz Chege reflects on new film The Fits, the lack of films focusing on Black female coming of age stories, the desire for belonging, and Black womanhood.

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What Will You DepicT! ? 2017 submissions now open...

Wed 22 Feb, 2017

DepicT!, our ultra-short film competition that asks filmmakers from around the world to create an original short film under 90 seconds long, is back and we’re looking for your mini-masterpieces to be in with a chance of being selected for this year’s shortlist.

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Announcing Artful Innovation - our new business development programme

Tue 14 Feb, 2017

Storytelling chocolate, new musical instruments, robotic art, social design and futures consulting, meet the companies participating in Artful Innovation™, Watershed’s new business development programme.

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Talking about my generation… Announcing 20 Stories From Britain's Youth

Mon 6 Feb, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that award-winning Bristol-based author Nikesh Shukla is collaborating with Watershed’s team of young journalists behind Rife Magazine on their very own book! And now we need your help to get this brilliant idea off the ground…

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Response to Bristol City Council budget

Thu 12 Jan, 2017

The Mayor and his Cabinet are having to make very difficult decisions to address budget cuts which are affecting local authorities across the country. Bristol is a vibrant city and we are committed to working with the Mayor to make Bristol both successful and inclusive.

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Watershed Top 10 Sellers of 2016

Fri 6 Jan, 2017

2016 is over, and 2017 is here. As we start a new year, here’s a quick run down of our top sellers, and what the year in film at Watershed looked like…

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Bristol has the highest concentration of Beasts (of Balance) in the world

Wed 7 Dec, 2016

An exciting new kind of digital and physical game, developed in Bristol with help from Watershed, Bath university researchers and a group of local 8-12 year olds, has hit the shelves of John Lewis and Harrods in time for Christmas!

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Watershed Christmas Gift Guide...

Thu 1 Dec, 2016

It's well and truly Christmas time. If you're anything like us you're still frantically searching for gifts – but don't worry, there’s a whole host of great products that have come out of the Pervasive Media Studio, and lots of things to give cinema lovers.

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Warm Up at Watershed

Wed 30 Nov, 2016

There's no denying it - it's getting colder outside and... it must be nearly Christmas! Here at Watershed we'd like to ease you into the festive season with a warm welcome in the Café/Bar.

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Giving Tuesday: a day for giving

Tue 29 Nov, 2016

Forget the excesses and consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Tue 29 Nov, was #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving, and it's the perfect antidote to the two biggest shopping days of the year.

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