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Conversations About Cinema: The Impact of Conflict

Impact of Conflict is a new strand where will will explore the effeccts of war across people, society, places and politics through screenings, events and publishing. It's all about opportunities for you to share your responses - find out how you can get involved here.

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Sustaining Creativity Environmental Data Lab celebratory film

Back in October, we teamed up with the friendly folk at Julie’s Bicycle - who work with creative industries to make sustainability an intrinsic part of business practice - to host a two-day Environmental Data Lab here at the Pervasive Media Studio.

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No Boundaries 2015 - Save the Date

We are delighted to announce that we are working with a consortium of cultural organisations to deliver No Boundaries for the second year running. It takes place 29-30 September 2015 at new international cultural arts venue, HOME Manchester and here at Watershed.

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Programming Palestine

Bristol Palestine Festival Director David Owen shares a bit of insight into how he programmed the season, what highlights to expect, and how he hopes the Festival will grow in the future.

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Catching Up With DepicT! '14 Winner Daniel Chisholm

Learn about DepicT! '14 award winner Daniel Chisholm's filmmaking journey, two months on from his big win!

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A Christmas menu, muppets, mulled wine & more...

There’s no denying it: markets have suddenly appeared, selection boxes are hugging the shelves, winter spice can be sniffed, the John Lewis ad is on the telly… it’s nearly Christmas. It’s 44 days away, in fact, but don’t worry – we’re here with a cracking line up of food, films, drinks and general merriness to see you through the festive season and beyond.

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100,000 Shadow Plays Across Bristol

Fri 31 Oct, marked the last day of Shadowing, the winner of this year’s Playable City Award. Over the previous six weeks, Bristol residents and visitors hunted out the clandestine locations of eight ‘enchanted’ street lights, and played, danced and shaped their shadows over 100,000 times in all corners of the city.

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DJ Cheeba live events announced

We're thrilled to reveal that Bristol’s own audio visual pioneer DJ Cheeba will perform a live one-off re-score to Ed Wood’s sci-fi classic Plan 9 From Outer Space on Fri 21 Nov here at Watershed.

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Halloween Photo Competition: Shadowing

Send us your best Halloween pictures and films of you playing in the Shadowing lamp light and win a night out on us. If you are out trick or treating, why not visit your nearest Shadowing street light and take petrifying party portrait?

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Introducing Afrofuturist Writers

Wednesday’s forthcoming Afrofuturism screening is Black Sci Fi (18:00hrs) takes a closer look into a specific time in the history of black science fiction in literature, film and TV. We are delighted that Cheryl Morgan editor, critic, publisher and Ujima Radio presenter has kindly written this piece which takes a look at the rise, prominence and importance of black authors in sci fi.

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