What's on this week Thu 30 March - Wed 5 April

Oscar®-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation, The Past) returns with a masterclass in complex moral questioning as a couple has to deal with a sudden violent act.

Read More - The Salesman Book Tickets for The Salesman

Co-winner of Cannes Best Director award, French auteur extraordinaire Olivier Assayas' bewitching new film is an unconventional ghost story starring Kristen Stewart as a medium seeking contact with her dead twin.

Read More - Personal Shopper Book Tickets for Personal Shopper

Sonia Braga shines in this transfixing drama about one woman making a stand against greedy property developers in the seaside town of Recife in north-east Brazil.

Read More - Aquarius Book Tickets for Aquarius

A young woman explores her morbid curiosities in this beautifully photographed but brutal slice of Lynchian horror.

Read More - The Eyes of My Mother Book Tickets for The Eyes of My Mother

Korean superstars Song Kang-ho, Han Ji-min, and Gong Yoo headline the latest from cutting-edge director Kim Jee woon (The Good, the Bad, the Weird), an epic, nailbiting cloak and dagger thriller about a double agent sent to infiltrate a band of freedom fighters during the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1920s.

Read More - The Age of Shadows Book Tickets for The Age of Shadows

The Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival: anthropology - ethnography – archaeology returns to Watershed with an exciting programme of documentaries, events, masterclasses and workshops.

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In this Lunchtime Talk studio resident Tom Marshman discusses about his latest show Kings Cross (REMIX) in which he has brought to light testimonies of hidden histories in the Kings Cross area in London.

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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.

Read More - Free Fire Book Tickets for Free Fire

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

Read More - Free Fire

The road to hell is paved with good intentions in Romanian director Cristian Mungiu’s (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) richly crafted family drama, about a father’s temptation to involve his daughter in moral compromise.

Read More - Graduation Book Tickets for Graduation

A gently moving tale about a woman who journeys from Spain to Germany to recover a thousand-year-old olive tree for her ailing grandfather.

Read More - The Olive Tree Book Tickets for The Olive Tree

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's most loved work depicts the tentative love affair between a middle-aged German woman and a young Morrocan immigrant that threatens to buckle under the class tensions and racial prejudice that their relationship exposes.

Read More - Fear Eats the Soul Book Tickets for Fear Eats the Soul

Esteemed British composer Debbie Wiseman’s breakthrough arrived with her characteristically upwardly yearning score for romantic drama Tom and Viv - the passionate, true and tragic love story of T.S Eliot (Willem Dafoe), one of the greatest poets of the 20th Century, and his first wife Vivienne (Miranda Richardson), a vivacious social beauty.

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Shot over several years, this moving documentary is about the power of forgiveness and the overpowering call that home has on us, no matter how far we go.

Read More - Preview: Who’s Gonna Love Me Now + Satellite Q&A Book Tickets for Preview: Who’s Gonna Love Me Now + Satellite Q&A

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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Raoul Peck's Oscar®-nominated documentary envisions the book James Baldwin never finished (a personal account of the assassinations of three of his close friends) in this examination of black history in America.

Read More - Preview: I Am Not Your Negro + Director Q&A Book Tickets for Preview: I Am Not Your Negro + Director Q&A

Thu 6 - Wed 12 April

Sonia Braga shines in this transfixing drama about one woman making a stand against greedy property developers in the seaside town of Recife in north-east Brazil.

Read More - Aquarius Book Tickets for Aquarius

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.

Read More - Free Fire Book Tickets for Free Fire

The road to hell is paved with good intentions in Romanian director Cristian Mungiu’s (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) richly crafted family drama, about a father’s temptation to involve his daughter in moral compromise.

Read More - Graduation Book Tickets for Graduation

A gently moving tale about a woman who journeys from Spain to Germany to recover a thousand-year-old olive tree for her ailing grandfather.

Read More - The Olive Tree Book Tickets for The Olive Tree

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's most loved work depicts the tentative love affair between a middle-aged German woman and a young Morrocan immigrant that threatens to buckle under the class tensions and racial prejudice that their relationship exposes.

Read More - Fear Eats the Soul Book Tickets for Fear Eats the Soul

This one day symposium explores photography’s interactions with illness, mental health and wellbeing, asking fundamental questions such as who is such work for, and what are the ethics of engagement.

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A young woman discovers an insatiable appetite for flesh in this playful feminist coming of age body horror tale - with extra bite!

Read More - Raw Book Tickets for Raw

Raoul Peck's Oscar®-nominated documentary envisions the book James Baldwin never finished (a personal account of the assassinations of three of his close friends) in this examination of black history in America.

Read More - I Am Not Your Negro Book Tickets for I Am Not Your Negro

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

Read More - I Am Not Your Negro

Inspire your filmmaking, support the next steps of your career, meet industry professionals and network with other young creatives at our not-to-be-missed event for 15-24 year olds.

Read More - Inside Film Book Tickets for Inside Film

Zip & Zap (Zipi & Zape) are two of Spain’s most beloved comic book characters. First published in 1946, their stories have entertained several generations of children, selling millions of copies. If you and your kids love Harry Potter, The Goonies or Indiana Jones - this rollicking family adventure is a must-see!

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The swooping strings of Mica Levi’s beautiful ghost-like score set a tone of melancholy and sensitively added weight to Pablo Larraín's searing and intimate portrait of Jackie Kennedy in the events leading up to and following the assassination of her husband.

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To mark the launch of a groundbreaking book from the team at i-Docs an expert panel will present some award-winning works in the field of interactive documentary, and consider what these new forms bring to contemporary challenges.

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Thu 13 - Wed 19 April

A young woman discovers an insatiable appetite for flesh in this playful feminist coming of age body horror tale - with extra bite!

Read More - Raw Book Tickets for Raw

Raoul Peck's Oscar®-nominated documentary envisions the book James Baldwin never finished (a personal account of the assassinations of three of his close friends) in this examination of black history in America.

Read More - I Am Not Your Negro Book Tickets for I Am Not Your Negro

Zip & Zap (Zipi & Zape) are two of Spain’s most beloved comic book characters. First published in 1946, their stories have entertained several generations of children, selling millions of copies. If you and your kids love Harry Potter, The Goonies or Indiana Jones - this rollicking family adventure is a must-see!

Read More - Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang Book Tickets for Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang

Families - set your brain to INSPIRE! We are delighted to invite renowned comic book duo The Etherington Brothers to Watershed for an extra special comic book experience in honour of Easter family film Zip & Zap and The Marble Gang.

Read More - The Etherington Brothers' Greatest Comic Making Show on Earth!

Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) directs Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling in a mesmerising and slippery tale of ageing, memory and self-delusion, an adaptation of Julian Barnes's Booker-prize winning novel.

Read More - The Sense of an Ending Book Tickets for The Sense of an Ending

Park Chan-wook (Old Boy, Stoker) channels Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, to create a sumptuous twisty psychological thriller, full of erotic intrigue.

Read More - The Handmaiden Book Tickets for The Handmaiden

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

Read More - The Handmaiden

Widely regarded as one of David Lynch's finest works, this luscious, surreal and unsettling neo-noir thriller is one of the true masterpieces of the new millennium.

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The quiet, mesmerising score for this intimate movie about a young Maori Girl facing her tribal destiny is composed by Australian musician Lisa Gerrard and sounds as breezy and liquidy as the ocean itself giving this charming film an atmosphere of vast, seemingly infinite spaces.

Read More - Whale Rider Book Tickets for Whale Rider

Join us for a nostalgic journey down the country lanes of the past, meandering through the dwindling customs of another era.

Read More - Britain on Film: Rural Life Book Tickets for Britain on Film: Rural Life

To celebrate the launch of their first book, Rife magazine are hosting a free networking event for young creatives on the book publishing industry with some amazing special guests.

Read More - The Link: A Networking Event For Young People

Acclaimed theatre director William Oldroyd relocates Nikolai Leskov’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk to 19th-century England, in this Gothic tale about a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience whose passionate affair unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate.

Read More - Preview: Lady Macbeth + Q&A Book Tickets for Preview: Lady Macbeth + Q&A

Thu 20 - Wed 26 April

Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) directs Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling in a mesmerising and slippery tale of ageing, memory and self-delusion, an adaptation of Julian Barnes's Booker-prize winning novel.

Read More - The Sense of an Ending Book Tickets for The Sense of an Ending

Park Chan-wook (Old Boy, Stoker) channels Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, to create a sumptuous twisty psychological thriller, full of erotic intrigue.

Read More - The Handmaiden Book Tickets for The Handmaiden

Widely regarded as one of David Lynch's finest works, this luscious, surreal and unsettling neo-noir thriller is one of the true masterpieces of the new millennium.

Read More - Mulholland Drive Book Tickets for Mulholland Drive

Sourced from the BFI National Archive and digitised with a newly commissioned soundtrack, this unique collection of shorts revels in nostalgia for the lost glories of train travel, while documenting the rapidly changing social, economic and political climate of the UK from the tracks.

Read More - Britain on Film: Railways Book Tickets for Britain on Film: Railways

We’re delighted to welcome the whole family to this free, drop-in printing press workshop, inspired by the archive footage of one of our Easter family films Britain on Film: Railways.

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Mohamed Diab’s Clash is an unforgettable portrait of Egypt on the brink as rival protestors find themselves locked up in a police van.

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Voiced by Tilda Swinton, this fascinating documentary explores the extraordinary life of "the female Lawrence of Arabia" - English writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell - the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day.

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Paul Kingsnorth, co-founder of the The Dark Mountain Project, articulates a new vision that he calls 'dark ecology,' which stands in opposition to the belief that technology can save us, and argues for a renewed balance between the human and nonhuman worlds.

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Writer and futurist Mark Stevenson on the innovators who are pioneering new ways to make our world more sustainable and democratise access to resources and knowledge.

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This irresistibly charming debut feature from Juho Kuosmanen is a funny and forlorn sports biopic inspired by the real-life 1962 showdown between Finnish boxer Olli Mäki and American champion Davey Moore in Helsinki.

Read More - The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki Book Tickets for The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

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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A fading actor (Julian Barratt) redeems himself by reprising his 80s TV role as a sleuth with a robotic truth-telling eye to catch a deranged killer in this joyously off-the-wall British comedy.

Read More - Preview: Mindhorn + Q&A

American electronic musician Wendy Carlos penned the opening title sequence for Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece and in doing so laid claim to concocting perhaps the most terrifying arrangement of music that has ever been put to film.

Read More - The Shining Book Tickets for The Shining

Join us for Deaf Conversations About Cinema, an informal discussion about the themes of the film in the Café/Bar (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 The Handmaiden!

Read More - Deaf Conversations About Cinema: The Handmaiden

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