What's on this week

Sat 28 Feb - Fri 6 March

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  • The Duke of Burgundy (18)

    • Fri 20 Feb - Thu 5 March

    British director Peter Strickland repeats his knack of transforming traditionally lowbrow genres into exceptionally stylised works of art: this, his latest, is a warped reconfiguration of vintage erotic melodrama, into something altogether darker and deeper.

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  • What's Rife: Seven Great Places to Spend the Bristol Pound

    • Wed 25 Feb - Tue 3 March

    This week Rife Journalist Jess Connett takes a trip around the city to find the best places to spend the Bristol Pound

  • Catch Me Daddy (15)

    • Fri 27 Feb - Thu 5 March

    This complex debut from British newcomers Daniel and Matthew Wolfe focuses on a fateful day and night in the lives of two teenagers holed up in a caravan park. 17-year-old Laila on the run from her traditional Pakistani family with her boyfriend Aaron.

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  • Cinébabies: Catch Me Daddy (15)

    • Mon 2 March 11:00

    This complex debut from British newcomers Daniel and Matthew Wolfe focuses on a fateful day and night in the lives of two teenagers holed up in a caravan park. 17-year-old Laila on the run from her traditional Pakistani family with her boyfriend Aaron.

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  • White God (15) S

    • Fri 27 Feb - Thu 5 March

    This audacious dystopian thriller imagines a canine uprising against cruel humans, and what a staggering vision it is. A brilliantly ambitious, visceral film that has left Festival audiences astonished – you have never seen anything like it in your life.

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  • It Follows (15)

    • Fri 27 Feb - Thu 5 March

    The most assured and genuinely unnerving American horror film in years, David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows is an entirely fresh and scalp-pricklingly scary, exploration of teenage sexual paranoia.

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  • Filmic 2015 - Brothers Johnson Sunday Brunches: Forbidden Planet (U)

    • Sun 1 March 12:00

    Considered one of the great science fiction films of the 1950s, coupled with its innovative score it proved a precursor of what was to come for the genre in the decades that followed.

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  • Cinéphiles

    • Mon 2 March 20:00

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

  • An Evening With The King of Jazz

    • Wed 4 March 18:30

    Ricky Riccardi, Archivist for the Louis Armstrong House Museum, revisits the Jazz legends' silver screen past in this special, one-off screening.

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  • Lunchtime Talk: Nano Simbox

    • Fri 6 March 13:00

    In this week's talk Studio resident Becky Sage will introduce Nano Simbox, Interactive Scientific's latest experiment in making the nano-world of particles and forces not just visible, but interactive and influenceable by your own energetic fields.

  • Still Alice (12A)

    • Fri 6 - Thu 19 March

    Julianne Moore (an Oscar®-winner for her astonishingly sad, brilliant performance) is Alice, a successful Columbia University linguistics professor who struggles to maintain her mind and self after being diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's (she is only 50) in this profoundly moving but never exploitative adaptation of Lisa Genova's 2007 novel.

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  • The Sound After the Storm (15)

    • Fri 6 March 18:00

    Three years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans remained part ghost town and part Third World country. Far from forgotten, however, was its music. In this moving documentary a group of well-known musicians use music as philosophy and a tool to save themselves and their abandoned, crumbling city.

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  • Hyena (18)

    • Fri 6 - Wed 18 March

    British director Gerard Johnson's gritty thriller about an amoral cop who has to extricate himself from a deadly situation of his own making, is a thrilling cinematic plunge into the murky depths of London’s seedy underworld.

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