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The Beveridge Report, which formed the basis of the Welfare State and the creation of the NHS was published just over 50 years ago. Julia Unwin, Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) discusses the social, economic and political changes experienced in the UK since its publication.Book Tickets
Set in the 1950s, this gorgeous, warm tale draws on the childhood experiences of Studio Ghibli co-founder himself Hayao Miyazaki and is a family classic for all ages.Book Tickets
This week the Pervasive Media Studio are handing the lunchtime talk over to you. If you have a project on the go, something coming up or an idea bubbling away, this is your chance to share it with them and with the lunchtime talk audience to get some support, feedback and inspiration.
This powerful, haunting anti-war film from Studio Ghibli has rightly earned its reputation as an anime classic, it is a moving tale of suffering, loss and quite simply one of the most poignant animated films ever made.Book Tickets
Set in 1942, when Belarus is in the hands of the Nazis and the local militia, this excellent drama questions the corruption of man's very humanity in the context of war - and it's certainly not what you would ever expect.Book Tickets
The Spirit of '45, illuminates and celebrates a period of unprecedented community spirit in the UK. After the screening, director Ken Loach will be joined by Jason Cowley, Editor of the New Statesman and Julia Unwin, Chief Executive of the Rowntree Housing Trust to discuss the issues raised by the film.
Olivier Assayas (Carlos, Summer Hours) delivers a very personal, atmospheric, heady account of growing up as a student during the heady summer of 1971 in Paris.Book Tickets
This rich thriller-come-coming of age tale captures the best of classic American storytelling. Mud (Matthew McConaughey) is a fugitive hiding out from bounty hunters on a remote Mississippi island, when two teenage boys discover him.Book Tickets
An untouched paradise for some, isolated hell on earth for others - but home to all its 59 residents and 100 sledge dogs, Niaqornat, a tiny Inuit settlement in Northern Greenland, faces an uncertain future.Book Tickets
This month the Festival of Ideas brings a whole host of inspiring events to Watershed. To accompany the festival DShed presents Five Lightbulb Moments, five stimulating shorts that include a moment of dawning comprehension, or that just make you think.