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, 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.

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Previous Episode, May 2016

This month Watershed screens a season of films exploring the work of influential composer and director John Carpenter. Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove discusses the historic links between music and film from the early days of cinema, via Psycho and Jaws, to the era defining and groundbreaking scores of John Carpenter.

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