What's on this week Mon 16 - Sun 22 Jan

Martin Scorsese's latest film is a true passion project that's been gestating for more than a quarter of a century. It follows two C17th Jesuit missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who travel to Japan in search of their mentor (Liam Neeson).

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Spanish director J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) brings to life this heartbreaking and magical tale based on Patrick Ness' acclaimed novel about a young boy struggling with the imminent death of his terminally ill mother.

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An ambitious jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) and an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) fall in love while pursuing their dreams of stardom, in this dazzlingly stylised homage to the classic Hollywood musical from Whiplash director Damien Chazelle.

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Casey Affleck stars in this emotional and critically acclaimed drama from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Margaret), about a reclusive handyman who must face his painful past when he returns to his hometown after the death of his older brother.

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Bristol's ever popular Slapstick Festival returns with a packed and irreverent programme celebrating some of the legends of screen comedy both past and present.

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In this Lunchtime Talk musician, artist and Studio resident Onallee talks about the research and development of her new concept multimedia show FUTURISM 3.O which reimagines traditional live music performance.

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Chilean director Pablo Larraín's English language debut is a searing and intimate portrait of Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) in the events leading up to and following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy.

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Ladies and gentlemen. It is with exhilarating gratification that we bring the following theatrical offering to your fair community – get ready for the arrival of The Show Boat!

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Mon 23 - Sun 29 Jan

An ambitious jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) and an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) fall in love while pursuing their dreams of stardom, in this dazzlingly stylised homage to the classic Hollywood musical from Whiplash director Damien Chazelle.

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Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

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Casey Affleck stars in this emotional and critically acclaimed drama from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Margaret), about a reclusive handyman who must face his painful past when he returns to his hometown after the death of his older brother.

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Chilean director Pablo Larraín's English language debut is a searing and intimate portrait of Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) in the events leading up to and following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy.

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From 19:55, please join us for Deaf Conversations About Cinema, an informal discussion about the themes of Jackie (Deaf and hearing audience members are both most welcome). You’ll receive 10% off drinks with your cinema ticket – so grab a glass and let us know your thoughts about Jackie.

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In this week's Lunchtime Talk artist duo Mária Júdová and Andrej Boleslavsky present DUST, a multidisciplinary project that aims to transform the way people see and experience contemporary dance through VR.

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Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall star in this riveting, true-life procedural drama about the courtroom showdown between Jewish historian Deborah Lipstadt and notorious Holocaust denier David Irving.

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Antonio Campos' (Afterschool, Simon Killer) acclaimed drama tells the true story of a Florida news reporter (played by Rebecca Hall) who, in 1974, shocked the world by taking her own life live on air.

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Hollywood’s troubled transition from silent to talking pictures at the end of the 1920s provided the inspiration for perhaps the greatest of all musicals - one that beautifully evokes the pure excitement and pleasure of making motion pictures.

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Mon 30 Jan - Sun 5 Feb

Chilean director Pablo Larraín's English language debut is a searing and intimate portrait of Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) in the events leading up to and following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy.

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Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall star in this riveting, true-life procedural drama about the courtroom showdown between Jewish historian Deborah Lipstadt and notorious Holocaust denier David Irving.

Read More - Denial Book Tickets for Denial

Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

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Antonio Campos' (Afterschool, Simon Killer) acclaimed drama tells the true story of a Florida news reporter (played by Rebecca Hall) who, in 1974, shocked the world by taking her own life live on air.

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Recently voted the best film of the year by Sight & Sound’s critic’s poll and one of the standout films at Cannes, this is a brilliantly original absurdist comedy, an epic of parent-child dysfunction that centres on a father assailing his uptight corporate daughter with crazy pranks.

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This landmark documentary tells the story of Cheikh Anta Diop, a man who fought his whole life to restore historical awareness and dignity to Africa, arguing it was the cradle of humanity and that the Pharaohs of Egypt were black Africans

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This mischevious drama centres on Rika (Rie Miyazawa), a personal banker turned embezzler who falls head over heels in love and into a life of crime.

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Jonny Greenwood’s growing confidence as an expert orchestral craftsman was evident in his sombre, introspective score in this adaptation of Haruki Murakami's best-selling novel - a treasured love story about three Tokyo students set against political unrest in late 1960s Japan.

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An east-west meeting of musical minds is at the centre of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Indian filmic odyssey in the company of Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead), Shye Ben Tzur and the musicians of the Rajasthan Express.

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Mon 6 - Sun 12 Feb

Recently voted the best film of the year by Sight & Sound’s critic’s poll and one of the standout films at Cannes, this is a brilliantly original absurdist comedy, an epic of parent-child dysfunction that centres on a father assailing his uptight corporate daughter with crazy pranks.

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Failed painter Hiroshi (Noda Yojiro) falls into the depths of despair when he discovers he has terminal cancer. Having given up on his dreams, everything changes when he encounters the bold and outspoken Mai and he soon begins to reassess his outlook on life.

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Cinéphiles is a film discussion group that meets once a month to discuss films chosen from Watershed's programme. All are welcome.

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The Café/Bar will be closed from 17:00 on Tue 7 Feb, for a private event in conjunction with In Between Time Festival. We’re open as normal from Wed 8 Feb.

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This event is part of the IBT17 Assembly a coming together of artists, activists, scholars, curators & audiences exploring the power of art to stand up, stand out.

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Ben Wheatley’s ascent as one of the UK’s most dazzling and prolific cinematic talents continues with this all-guns-blazing '70s crime caper about a weapons deal gone wrong.

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Based on his Broadway play and adapted for the screen by August Wilson, Denzel Washington directs and stars in this fierce and moving portrait of an inner-city patriarch and his family in 1950's Pittsburgh.

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Join us for some half term family fun and dive into Studio Ghibli gem Ponyo, a magical tale of a perky little goldfish who longs to be human.

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A brutal, unflinching drama about a delinquent runaway whose street-side scuffles turn into a sinister, violent game when he meets a high schooler.

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Jonny Greenwood mixed blues and pop numbers with his muted score for Lynne Ramsay’s exquisite adaptation of Lionel Shriver's bestselling novel about a mother left shattered in the wake of her teenage son’s tragic act of rebellion.

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