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Paddington 2

Opens Fri 15 Dec

Join us for this Christmas family treat as everyone’s favourite big hearted, marmalade loving, Peruvian bear returns with a triumphant sequel (a "full on charm offensive of a movie") to the 2014 smash hit.

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Paddington 2

Paddington 2

Opens Fri 15 Dec

Join us for this Christmas family treat as everyone’s favourite big hearted, marmalade loving, Peruvian bear returns with a triumphant sequel (a "full on charm offensive of a movie") to the 2014 smash hit.

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December Podcast

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In this extended end of year podcast Watershed's Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove is joined by Bristol based writers, critics and bloggers Tara Judah and Sven De Hondt to reflect on a strong year for independent film and offer some polarised views on their highlights and favourites of the cinematic year.

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French Film Festival

French Film Festival Weekend

Fri 15 - Sun 17 Dec

We’re delighted to welcome the French Film Festival UK for a weekend of screenings featuring previews of some of the finest new French cinema featuring some of the country’s most exciting filmmaking talent both in front of and behind the camera.

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The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

Now screening

James Franco directs and stars in this hilarious and affectionate true story of the making of The Room (which has famously been called 'the Citizen Kane of bad movies'), one of the most beloved cult classics of all time.

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Human Flow

Human Flow

Now screening

Internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei's expansive and sobering documentary on the current migration crisis - one that gives a sense of both its staggering scale and its profoundly personal impact.

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Menashe

Menashe

Now screening

A young widower struggles to appease Orthodox tradition and raise his son without a mother in this touching and funny drama, shot in Yiddish in a camera-shy Hassidic neighbourhood in Brooklyn.

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Blade of the Immortal

Blade of the Immortal

Now screening

Legendary director Takashi Miike (Ichi The Killer, 13 Assassins) returns with his latest film (his 100th!), a bloodsoaked samurai epic about an immortal seeking revenge.

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Happy End

Happy End

Now screening

Michael Haneke (Amour, The White Ribbon) returns with a biting satire on bourgeois family values in a sort of semi-sequel to his Palme d'Or winner Amour.

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The Prince of Nothingwood

The Prince of Nothingwood

Opens Fri 15 Dec

A fascinating behind-the-scenes account of the life and work of Salim Shaheen, the Ed Wood of Afghanistan.

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What's on today - Wed 13 Dec

Feature Showing
Blade of the Immortal 18 (S) 20:20
Menashe U (S) 20:30
The Disaster Artist 15 20:40 AD

What's on tomorrow - Thu 14 Dec

Feature Showing
Human Flow 12A (S) 14:40, 17:40
The Disaster Artist 15 15:00 AD, 18:00 AD, 20:40 AD
Happy End 15 (S) 15:30, 17:50
Blade of the Immortal 18 (S) 20:20
Menashe U (S) 20:30

What's on - Fri 15 Dec

Feature Showing
Paddington 2 PG 12:50 AD, 15:20 AD
Audiences for arts & story driven VR content 13:00
Happy End 15 (S) 17:50
The Prince of Nothingwood 15 (S) 18:00
The Disaster Artist 15 18:20 AD, 20:50 AD
French Film Festival: Ismael’s Ghosts 15 (S) 20:15
Mountains May Depart 12A (S) 20:40

What's on - Sat 16 Dec

Feature Showing
Paddington 2 PG 13:10 AD DS
15:40 AD
Mountains May Depart 12A (S) 14:00
20:20
Human Flow 12A (S) 14:40
The Prince of Nothingwood 15 (S) 17:30
The Disaster Artist 15 17:50 AD DS
20:50 AD
Happy End 15 (S) 18:10
French Film Festival: The Double Lover 18 (S) 20:30

What's on - Sun 17 Dec

Feature Showing
Screen Homage: Jules et Jim - Jeanne Moreau PG (S) 12:00
Paddington 2 PG 12:30 AD
Human Flow 12A (S) 14:40
Mountains May Depart 12A (S) 14:50, 20:30
French Film Festival: The Workshop 15 (S) 15:00
The Prince of Nothingwood 15 (S) 17:30
The Disaster Artist 15 17:40 AD, 20:40 AD
French Film Festival: Redoubtable 15 (S) 18:00
Happy End 15 (S) 20:20

What's on - Mon 18 Dec

Feature Showing
Paddington 2 PG 11:00 AD Baby
Paddington 2 PG 13:00 AD
15:10 AD DS
Mountains May Depart 12A (S) 14:10
20:15
Human Flow 12A (S) 15:30
20:10
The Disaster Artist 15 17:40 AD DS
20:50 AD
The Prince of Nothingwood 15 (S) 18:10
Happy End 15 (S) 18:30

What's on - Tue 19 Dec

Feature Showing
Mountains May Depart 12A (S) 15:00, 20:30
Paddington 2 PG 15:10 AD
The Disaster Artist 15 15:30 AD, 18:00 AD, 20:20 AD
Happy End 15 (S) 17:40
The Prince of Nothingwood 15 (S) 17:50
Human Flow 12A (S) 20:10

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