What's on this week Sun 28 May - Sat 3 June

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.

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The first international co-production from Japanese animation giant Studio Ghibli enlists the talents of Oscar®-winning Dutch animator Michaël Dudok De Wit for this wondrous story about the unlikely friendship between an island castaway and an enormous sea turtle.

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Aki Kaurismäki (Le Havre) scooped the Best Director prize in Berlin with this comedy-drama about a Finnish travelling salesman (Sakari Kuosmanen) and a Syrian refugee (Sherwan Haji) crossing paths.

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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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Ahoy there me heartys! This May half term we set sail with Aardman's dastardly seafaring animated adventure - swashbuckling family entertainment for your whole crew!

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An embittered poet is asked to investigate possible miracles at the country house home of an old friend in this British comedy drama adapted from the seminal novel by Stephen Fry.

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Striking, illuminating and sometimes surprising images of black culture, community and characters are uncovered in these richly varied short films exploring black culture in the UK throughout the 20th century.

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Leif Wenar explores natural resources - the biggest source of unchecked power in the world.

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Applying decades of expertise in physics, computer science, and economics, Robin Hanson uses standard theories to paint a detailed picture of a world dominated by smart robots.

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Helen Rappaport and Daniel Beer bring to life both the brutal realities of an inhuman system and the tragic and inspiring fates of those who endured the Russian Revolution.

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John Bew looks at the radical Clement Attlee and what his life and work means today for Britain, politics and the Labour Party.

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Join us in the Café/Bar as we get inspired by all-things swashbuckling in this morning crafting session. We’ll be honouring our half term film, Aardman's animated caper Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists and making pirate badges, costumes and maps.

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Another gem from celebrated Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda (Our Little Sister, Still Walking), who returns with a powerful story about a broken family and the father's dogged attempts to glue it back together.

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This gorgeous Oscar®-nominated stop-motion animation - for kids, teens and adults alike - traces the effects of childhood tragedy with both great wit and sadness.

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The Bernie Sanders Festival of Ideas talk at St George's sold out in less than an hour. In response to the huge demand to see Sanders, Watershed and Festival of Ideas have teamed up to offer people a chance to watch his talk live streamed directly from St George's.

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Sun 4 - Sat 10 June

Ahoy there me heartys! This May half term we set sail with Aardman's dastardly seafaring animated adventure - swashbuckling family entertainment for your whole crew!

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Another gem from celebrated Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda (Our Little Sister, Still Walking), who returns with a powerful story about a broken family and the father's dogged attempts to glue it back together.

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This gorgeous Oscar®-nominated stop-motion animation - for kids, teens and adults alike - traces the effects of childhood tragedy with both great wit and sadness.

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Douglas Sirk’s heartbreakingly beautiful indictment of 1950s American mores, which follows the blossoming love between a well-off widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener, marks the pinnacle of expressionistic Hollywood melodrama.

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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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A sweeping tale exploring the very depths of female desire, Marion Cotillard and Louis Garrel star in this intoxicating melodrama that will ignite yearning in even the coldest of hearts.

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Australian director Cate Shortland's (Lore, Somersault) new thriller sees a passionate holiday romance in Berlin turn into an obsessive and terrifying relationship.

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Sun 11 - Sat 17 June

A sweeping tale exploring the very depths of female desire, Marion Cotillard and Louis Garrel star in this intoxicating melodrama that will ignite yearning in even the coldest of hearts.

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Australian director Cate Shortland's (Lore, Somersault) new thriller sees a passionate holiday romance in Berlin turn into an obsessive and terrifying relationship.

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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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Joan Bennett and James Mason star in Max Ophül's noir-tinged melodrama about a mother who finds herself blackmailed after she attempts to cover up the death of her teenage daughter's lover.

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Made with largely never-seen-before footage and exclusive live recordings, this is a fascinating insight into Whitney Houston, one of music's biggest legends.

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A joyous film that celebrates the worldwide swing dancing community. Discover just what makes it so addictive, then join local dancers in the bar right after the film.

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Live through the memories of a rebel in Dublin's 1916 Republican uprising in the 'genre-defining' (Broadcast Magazine) Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel, one of the BBC's first VR documentaries.

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Join us for a lively Q&A session between VR producer and VR Sessions’ curator, Catherine Allen and Watershed’s cinema curator, Mark Cosgrove.

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Through dance and performance, this opulent 360 degree experience places you at the heart of a lifelong romance that has endured decades: from the 1970s right through to the 2040s - and beyond...

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Director Mark Cousins (I Am Belfast), cinematographer Christopher Doyle (In The Mood for Love) and musician Neneh Cherry (in her big screen debut) team up for this superbly inventive docu-style fiction and heartfelt love letter to the Swedish capital.

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In this week's Lunchtime Talk translator and artist Kyra Pollitt will offer a glimpse into the world of sign language arts, and explain why translation may be preventing you from really appreciating the creative offerings of our Deaf communities.

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Bruno Dumont takes a shift in tone from his previous films (Petit Quinquin, Camille Claudel 1915) in this darkly funny period caper starring an amazing cast of French actors.

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A first person, virtual reality retelling of a September evening filled with friends, food and seizures - offering a window into the epileptic life of the piece's creator, Jane Gauntlett.

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Made with largely never-seen-before footage and exclusive live recordings, this is a fascinating insight into Whitney Houston, one of music's biggest legends.

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Join us in the Café/Bar from 22:30, for a night of classic Whitney Houston songs and hits by soul divas inspired by Whitney's style, range & power.

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Get swept away from the Bristol city centre and onto the coarse, untamed wilds of the Norfolk coast in this gorgeous VR art experience about presence, nature, and the very personal relationships we have with our devices.

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Join Dorothea Gibbs (director of the powerful virtual reality experience Natural Reality 2:1) for a free Q&A hosted by Catherine Allen, the curator of our VR Sessions.

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Sun 18 - Sat 24 June

Director Mark Cousins (I Am Belfast), cinematographer Christopher Doyle (In The Mood for Love) and musician Neneh Cherry (in her big screen debut) team up for this superbly inventive docu-style fiction and heartfelt love letter to the Swedish capital.

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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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Bruno Dumont takes a shift in tone from his previous films (Petit Quinquin, Camille Claudel 1915) in this darkly funny period caper starring an amazing cast of French actors.

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Made with largely never-seen-before footage and exclusive live recordings, this is a fascinating insight into Whitney Houston, one of music's biggest legends.

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Todd Haynes’ homage to Douglas Sirk’s style of social critique by way of melodrama, masterfully tells the story of a well-to-do suburban couple in 1950s America, straitjacketed by convention, yet desperate to lead lives they are seemingly denied.

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Director Diego Corsini’s tense political thriller uses real events as the basis of his provocative journey through the lives, loves, and losses of political activists during Argentina’s Dirty War, laying bare the devastating after effects of an oppressive regime on future generations.

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