What's on this week

Mon 22 - Sun 28 Dec

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  • DShed: Five Things Dickensian

    • Thu 4 - Wed 31 Dec

    With both Scrooged and A Christmas Carol screening this month here is a collection of films from the archives celebrating the work of Charles Dickens, the English writer known for his memorable fictional characters, grotesque comedy, and Victorian social commentary.

  • Christmas and New Year Opening Times

    • Wed 24 Dec - Thu 1 Jan

    Find out when we are open over Christmas and New Year 2014/15.

  • The Boxtrolls (PG)

    • Sat 27 Dec - Thu 1 Jan

    Join us for some festive family fun in this latest charming stop-motion animated fable from Laika, the creators of Paranorman and Coraline, about an orphan boy raised by underground cave-dwellers.

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  • Watermark (U) S

    • Sat 27 Dec - Thu 1 Jan

    Award-winning Canadian director Jennifer Baichwal reunites with celebrated landscape photographer Edward Burtynsky in this visually arresting and enlightening documentary to explore the ways in which humanity has shaped water on our planet.

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  • Sci Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder: Interstellar (12A)

    • Sat 27 Dec - Thu 1 Jan

    The colossal talents of Christopher Nolan go anything but gently into that good night with his latest mind-expanding, time-bending, frontier-crossing sci-fi epic. A singular piece of filmmaking that is both intimate and cosmic in scope, which can surely take its place amongst the greats of the sci-fi pantheon.

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  • Cinébabies: Sci Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder: Interstellar (12A)

    • Mon 29 Dec 11:00

    The colossal talents of Christopher Nolan go anything but gently into that good night with his latest mind-expanding, time-bending, frontier-crossing sci-fi epic. A singular piece of filmmaking that is both intimate and cosmic in scope, which can surely take its place amongst the greats of the sci-fi pantheon.

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  • Life Itself (15)

    • Sat 27 Dec - Thu 1 Jan

    Taking its cue from its subject’s memoirs, the life and career of the late Pulitzer prize-winning US film critic Roger Ebert is celebrated in this supremely elegant and infectiously warm picture from seasoned documentarian Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters).

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  • Pride (15)

    • Sat 27 - Wed 31 Dec

    A group of lesbian and gay activists come together in 1984 to support striking miners, thus beginning a triumphant partnership that surprises everyone. A funny, bittersweet, moving, and candy coloured piece of LGBT history that is going to be a huge hit - trust us.

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  • Manakamana (U) S

    • Mon 29 - Tue 30 Dec

    Technology and spiritual belief meet aboard a Nepalese cable car in the latest hypnotic observational documentary to come out of Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab (Leviathan, Sweetgrass)

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  • The Theory Of Everything (12A)

    • Thu 1 - Thu 15 Jan

    Already one of the frontrunners for the 2015 Oscars®, James Marsh’s (Project Nim, Shadow Dancer) intelligent, sensitive biopic is at once a remarkable chronicle of Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our time, and a great love story.

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  • Birdman (15)

    • Thu 1 - Thu 15 Jan

    Michael Keaton gives a career-defining performance in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s absurdly hysterical backstage melodrama about a washed up actor looking to get his career flying again in what is one of the standout films of the year.

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  • Enemy (15)

    • Fri 2 - Thu 8 Jan

    A tantalising psychosexual thriller about identity, and the pressures of wanting to become something you’re not, from Oscar®-nominated director Dennis Villeneuve (Incendies), starring Jake Gyllenhaal, twice.

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  • Rebels in the Rubble Sunday Brunches: Passport To Pimlico (U)

    • Sun 4 Jan 12:00

    When a bomb, left over from the War, accidentally explodes in Pimlico the residents discover an old charter that declares the district to be a part of Ancient Burgundy. Quickly realising that this gives them independence and frees them from rationing, chaos soon follows.

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  • The Theory Of Everything (12A)

    • Thu 1 - Thu 15 Jan

    Already one of the frontrunners for the 2015 Oscars®, James Marsh’s (Project Nim, Shadow Dancer) intelligent, sensitive biopic is at once a remarkable chronicle of Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our time, and a great love story.

    Book Tickets
  • Cinébabies: The Theory Of Everything (12A)

    • Mon 5 Jan 11:00

    Already one of the frontrunners for the 2015 Oscars®, James Marsh’s (Project Nim, Shadow Dancer) intelligent, sensitive biopic is at once a remarkable chronicle of Stephen Hawking, one of the greatest minds of our time, and a great love story.

    Book Tickets
  • Birdman (15)

    • Thu 1 - Thu 15 Jan

    Michael Keaton gives a career-defining performance in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s absurdly hysterical backstage melodrama about a washed up actor looking to get his career flying again in what is one of the standout films of the year.

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  • Enemy (15)

    • Fri 2 - Thu 8 Jan

    A tantalising psychosexual thriller about identity, and the pressures of wanting to become something you’re not, from Oscar®-nominated director Dennis Villeneuve (Incendies), starring Jake Gyllenhaal, twice.

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  • Cinéphiles

    • Mon 5 Jan 20:00

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

  • Stories Of Change

    • Thu 8 Jan 17:30

    Falling in the first days of Bristol's year as the inaugural Green Capital, two experts in the field of digital media will ask: can digital and interactive media (help to) save the world?

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  • Foxcatcher (15)

    • Fri 9 - Thu 22 Jan

    A thrilling drama based on the true story of a sinister plutocrat (Steve Carell) who wants to bank roll America's national wrestling team (including Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo) that holds a dark mirror to the American dream and does not like what it sees.

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  • Rebels in the Rubble Sunday Brunches: Rome Open City (12A) S

    • Sun 11 Jan 12:00

    A landmark of Italian neorealism often described as one of the greatest films ever made, Rome Open City documents the Nazi occupation of Rome and the bravery of the Italian resistance.

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  • National Gallery (12A)

    • Sun 11 Jan 13:30

    The doyen of Documentary filmmaking Frederick Wiseman explores another important cultural institution, London’s National Gallery, in this profound meditation on the act of looking that serves as a triumphant summation of Wiseman’s career so far.

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