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Current Episode, July 2015

In this month's podcast, to mark the centenary of the birth of legendary American director Orson Welles, Watershed Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove talks about the the impact of Orson Welles' work.

Mark looks back over the career of this landmark figure, not only in the history of cinema, but also in his early days shaking up the worlds of theatre and radio. Mark also discusses the films, some well known and some less often seen in cinemas, all of which are screening in July as part of the The Magnificence of Orson season at Watershed.

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Previous Episode, June 2015

This month Mark Cosgrove, Cinema Curator at Watershed, reflects on his five film highlights from the Cannes 2015 Film Festival including; Carol directed by Tod Haynes and based on a once shocking Patricia Highsmith novel, an idiosyncratic Icelandic film about two sheep farming brothers and Taklub which explores how survivors rebuilt their lives after a super typhoon – which Mark says is one of the greatest films he has seen in some time.

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