Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator

Watershed staff, and guests give their take on some of the upcoming Watershed highlights – including films, festivals, events and cross-artform developments and debates.

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Current Episode, July 2016

In anticipation of our Cinema Rediscovered festival, which celebrates classic and contemporary films back on the big screen, this month's podcast discusses some of the highlights from the festival and explores what it is that makes cinema going so unique.

Watershed Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove and writer, broadcaster and critic Tara Judah share what it is that they find so beguiling about cinema and which films in particular they are looking forward to seeing back on the big screen. 

You can also listen to this podcast directly as an mp3.

Previous Episode, June 2016

This month Watershed Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove offers observations and reflections from the Cannes Film Festival 2016.

Mark comments that 2016 was a vintage year for Cannes and discusses how melodrama is back, films that explore the moral maze, the cinema of dissent, and poetic visions of the world through new, surprising, urgent and moving cinema.

You can also listen to this podcast directly as an mp3 or download a transcript.