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Ale Celebration Launch: Free Tasting Event

Thu 16 Aug 17:30 - 19:30

On Thu 16 Aug we're celebrating with a free Tasting Event in the bar from 17:30 – 19:30 where we will be joined by four local breweries (Dawkins Ales, Stroud Brewery, Butcombe and Bath Ales), who are all going to bring in lots of delicious samples for you to try.

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Ale Celebration Launch: Free Tasting Event

Ale Celebration Launch: Free Tasting Event

Thu 16 Aug 17:30 - 19:30

On Thu 16 Aug we're celebrating with a free Tasting Event in the bar from 17:30 – 19:30 where we will be joined by four local breweries (Dawkins Ales, Stroud Brewery, Butcombe and Bath Ales), who are all going to bring in lots of delicious samples for you to try.

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Anim18: A Celebration of British Animation

Anim18: A Celebration of British Animation

Fri 3 Aug - Sun 2 Sept

This summer, we’re inviting animation lovers of all ages to join us for a very special season exploring the innovative, imaginative world of British (and Bristolian!) animation.

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Gleaning Truths: Agnès Varda

Gleaning Truths: Agnès Varda

Mon 30 July - Sun 26 Aug

A retrospective of the work of seminal feminist filmmaker - and matriarch of French cinema - Agnès Varda.

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The Escape

The Escape

Now screening

In Dominic Savage’s moving portrait of a failing marriage, Gemma Artertondelivers a commanding performance of unwavering conviction as a suburban housewife and mother suffocating under the weight of her domestic burdens.

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August Podcast

August Podcast

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In this month's podcast our Cinema Producer Tara Judah and Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove revel in the films of French director Agnes Varda and look forward to a preview of Spike Lee's latest film BlacKkKlansman alongside our Sunday Brunch season featuring some of Lee's standout work.

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Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

Now screening

From the makers of Ernest and Celestine comes a new trio of joyful animations featuring some of the wisest cracking animals that you could ever hope to meet.

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Revolt, She Said

Revolt, She Said

Wed 1 - Wed 22 Aug

A season of films focused on women filmmakers post the May '68 revolution.

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Apostasy

Apostasy

Now screening

Written and directed by Daniel Kokotajlo, a former Jehovah's Witness, this is a remarkable, authentic, and rare insight into the complex nature of faith, family, duty and love.

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Under the Tree

Under the Tree

Now screening

A dispute between neighbours spirals violently out of control in this dark and savage Icelandic suburban satire with bickering couples, mooning garden gnomes, disappearing pets... and a chainsaw.

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Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy

Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy

Now screening

Some 17 years after their first collaboration Rivers and Tides, acclaimed artist Andy Goldsworthy and director Thomas Riedelsheimer are reunited to to look again at Goldsworthy’s unique, tactile and unusually site-specific work that celebrates and relishes harmony in natural surroundings.

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The Heiresses

The Heiresses

Now screening

The bond of a longtime lesbian couple is tested when one is sent to prison for debt and the other rediscovers her passions while chauffeuring wealthier older ladies in this Berlinale Silver Bear-winning drama from Paraguay.

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What's on today - Tue 14 Aug

Feature Showing
Apostasy PG 20:00
Under the Tree 15 (S) 20:30
The Escape 15 20:40

Tuesday screenings are part of our Cinébites meal deal - get 30% off main dishes from our menu

What's on tomorrow - Wed 15 Aug

Feature Showing
Under the Tree 15 (S) 11:00, 20:30
Anim18: Big Bad Fox and Other Tales U (D) 13:30 AD, 15:20 AD
Apostasy PG 15:30
The Escape 15 15:40, 20:40
Revolt, She Said: Daisies 15 17:50 Intro
Agnès Varda: La Pointe Courte PG (S) 18:00
Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy PG 18:10
The Heiresses 12A (S) 20:10

What's on - Mon 20 Aug

Feature Showing
The Guardians 15 (S) 11:00 Baby
Anim18: Aardman Triple Bill U 13:00
The Guardians 15 (S) 15:00
Under the Tree 15 (S) 15:10
The Escape 15 15:20
The Eyes of Orson Welles 12A 17:50
Double Bill: The Women & Mildred Pierce PG 18:00
BlacKkKlansman Special Screening + Live Satellite Q&A with Spike Lee 15 18:20 Sold Out QA
Agnès Varda: Jacquot de Nantes PG (S) 20:20
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Freshly cooked mackerel at Watershed Café & Bar

Café & Bar

The perfect social space...

Overlooking Bristol’s vibrant Harbourside, our food and drink is local, seasonal, ethically sourced and simply delicious.

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People at a conference at Watershed

Unique city centre venue hire

We have a passion for innovation and creativity and take pride in making your event stand out from the rest.

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Leadership changes at Watershed

Miriam Randall (Executive Director) and Clare Reddington (CEO & Creative Director) standing outside Watershed

Posted on Mon 30 Jul 2018

Today Watershed announces a change in its leadership as it looks forward to the next part of its ongoing Bristol story.

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