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Please note: this season finished in May 2013
After the symphonic success of last year's inaugural festival, Filmic is back with another brilliant line-up of film, music, talks, and special events throughout March, April and May.
A joint collaboration between Watershed and St George's Bristol, this unique festival of film and music is dedicated to pursuing the notion of 'the filmic', whether connected to an actual film or in a musician's head. It celebrates their rich relationship, bringing together an impressive range of respected local and international musicians who have been profoundly influenced by film.
The focus in March will be on composer, producer, artist and collaborator John Parish, perhaps most well known for his acclaimed work with PJ Harvey, during April we'll take a close look at Goldfrapp's Will Gregory and May's spotlight will be on Philip Glass, who is quite possibly the most legendary composer of our time.
You can expect concerts and talks themed around these respected musicians, as well as film programmes in our regular Sunday Brunch slots. There will also be appearances from the likes of The Jesus and Mary Chain's Douglas Hart and other special guests.
Below are details of the events and screenings that are already confirmed - please keep checking back as more events are confirmed and published.
Special ticket offer: all Watershed Filmic ticket holders can get £1 off top price tickets to St George's Filmic events, and all St George's Filmic ticket holders can get £1 off Watershed Filmic films and events.
Shown in Filmic 2013
Five Bristol Stories
Five short films from digital storytelling project Bristol Stories that reveal the important people, places and events in the lives of Bristolians.
Rendez-vous with French Cinema
French cinema is as varied and vital as ever in 2014. Catch a restored print of Hiroshima Mon Amour, a landmark of the French New Wave, and new films from Roman Polanski (Venus In Fur) and Martin Provost (Violette).