What's on this week

Fri 1 - Thu 7 Aug

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  • Lunchtime Talk: Summer Break

    • Fri 25 July - Fri 29 Aug

    Our Lunchtime Talk and Open Studio Friday programme will be taking a break over the summer. Fear not, we're already busy lining up exciting speakers for September. Check our events page for details.

  • Lilting (15) S

    • Fri 8 - Thu 21 Aug

    A lyrical exploration of the pleasures and pains of communication, Lilting tells the story of a Cambodian Chinese mother mourning the death of her son and connecting with his boyfriend, Richard (Ben Wishaw).

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  • Studio Ghibli Forever: Princess Mononoke (PG)

    • Fri 15 - Thu 21 Aug

    Set in medieval Japan, Miyazaki's epic and complex look at the struggle between man and nature centres on a young prince on a quest to find out exactly what has thrown nature so off kilter. Along the way he meets the brave eco warrior of the title...

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  • The Congress (15)

    • Fri 15 - Thu 28 Aug

    Live action-animation hybrid from Waltz With Bashir director Ari Folman stars Robin Wright as "Robin Wright", a once famous actress now sliding towards middle age.

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  • The Rover (15)

    • Fri 15 - Thu 28 Aug

    David Michod's follow up to his hit debut Animal Kingdom is an uncompromising post-apocalyptic thriller, a mixture of spaghetti western, dark drama and road movie which features outstanding performances from the two main protagonists, Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson.

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  • Blood Ties (15)

    • Fri 15 - Thu 21 Aug

    Two brothers in 1970s New York couldn't be more different. Whilst Chris has just got out of jail, his brother Frank is a straight-laced cop. A tense drama about family ties, it stars Clive Owen, James Caan, Marion Cotillard and Mila Kunis, and promises to be a riveting ride.

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  • God Help The Girl (15)

    • Sat 16 - Sun 24 Aug

    The first feature from Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch is a poignant coming-of-age story turned indie-pop musical. Follow Eve (Emily Browning), a troubled dreamer with music on her mind, on a summer of adventure in Glasgow.

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  • Studio Ghibli Forever: Manga Workshop for 11-16 year olds

    • Sun 17 Aug 10:00

    Are you mad about Manga and Anime? Want to learn how to draw in the style of Studio Ghibli? For the first time in Bristol the ever brilliant Turnip Starfish join us to run their fantastic all day Manga drawing workshop, which will teach 11-16 year olds how to draw and create characters in this popular Japanese style. Now SOLD OUT.

  • Summer of British Comedy Sunday Brunches: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (PG)

    • Sun 17 Aug 12:00

    We're delighted to bring you this Oscar®-winning gem from those animation pranksters at Aardman. It's vegie-mania in Wallace and Gromit's neighbourhood, and our two enterprising chums are cashing in with their humane pest control outfit 'Anti-Pesto'.

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  • Cinébabies

    • Mon 4 Aug - Mon 1 Sept

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

  • Cinébites Film + Meal Deal

    • Tue 5 Aug - Tue 2 Sept

    Cinébites is our Tuesday evening cinema meal deal: £15.00 for a cinema ticket, a meal and a drink!

  • DShed: Five Things Street

    • Wed 30 July - Sun 31 Aug

    All This Mayhem, a documentary about two street skaters who took on Tony Hawks, screens this month at Watershed. Here's our own adrenaline-fuelled collection from the archives.