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Grace Jones : Bloodlight and Bami

Opens Fri 27 Oct

An intimate and electrifying journey that moves between four cinematic layers – performance, family, artist and gypsy – to explore the fascinating world of pop cultural phenomenon Grace Jones.

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Grace Jones : Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones : Bloodlight and Bami

Opens Fri 27 Oct

An intimate and electrifying journey that moves between four cinematic layers – performance, family, artist and gypsy – to explore the fascinating world of pop cultural phenomenon Grace Jones.

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Coraline

Coraline

Opens Tue 24 Oct

Based on Neil Gaiman’s best-selling book and helmed by The Nightmare Before Christmas director Henry Selick, this ace stop-motion family fantasy follows an adventurous girl who, after moving into a new home with her family, discovers a portal to a strange and seemingly better world.

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Tap Takeover: Dawkins

Tap Takeover: Dawkins

Mon 23 - Sun 29 Oct

Dawkins take over all five of our ale taps in the Café/Bar from Mon 23 - Sun 29 Oct. Come and try some of their ales!

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I Am Not a Witch

I Am Not a Witch

Now screening

The beautiful and strange debut from Zambian-born Wales-raised writer/director Rungano Nyoni is an African satire about beliefs in sorcery, revolving around a 9 year old who is accused of being a witch.

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The Death of Stalin

The Death of Stalin

Now screening

Based on the graphic novel by Fabien Nury, writer/director Armando Iannucci (The Thick of It, In The Loop) is in his element with this acerbic send-up of the Soviet dictator and his band of scheming bootlicks who vie for power after his sudden demise.

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Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Now screening

The world's first fully painted feature film brings together the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to tell his extraordinary life story - and every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by a small army of 125 professionals.

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The Party

The Party

Now screening

British director and screenwriter Sally Potter's (Orlando, Ginger & Rosa) eighth feature is a dark, political comedy served up at a dinner party gone very wrong.

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Young boy anxiously peering out

An interview with Ice Road's creator

Opens Mon 2 Oct

Opening next week here's a little bit of insight into the evolution of this compelling new show from Sharon Clark, Creative Director of Raucous.

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Podcast

October Podcast

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In this month's podcast Watershed's Cinema Curator, Mark Cosgrove and Director of Bristol Cultural Development Partnership, Andrew Kelly discuss some of the themes and ideas from the forthcoming Festival of the Future City and pick out some festival highlights.

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States of Danger and Deceit: 1970’s European Political Thrillers

States of Danger and Deceit: European Political Thrillers in the 1970s

Sun 5 - Sun 26 Nov

In this season we’ll discover and revisit some of the nail-biting and rarely-seen thrillers that exposed the political tensions that reverberated across Europe in the 1970s. Landmark films that still influence the way in which politically engaged filmmakers engage with popular forms and genres today.

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Who Can You Trust? - Friday Night Thrillers

Who Can You Trust? - Friday Night Thrillers

Fri 3 - Fri 24 Nov

In this season of late night screenings we’ll be revisiting some of seminal thrillers that cinema has to offer – spine chilling films that reflected our personal fears in times of political uncertainty and social change.

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What's on today - Mon 23 Oct

Feature Showing
Tap Takeover: Dawkins All Day
Loving Vincent 12A 20:20 DS
The Death of Stalin 15 20:30
The Party 15 20:50

What's on tomorrow - Tue 24 Oct

Feature Showing
Tap Takeover: Dawkins All Day
The Party 15 13:00, 15:00, 20:50
Coraline PG 13:30 (nearly full)
The Death of Stalin 15 14:50, 18:10, 20:30
I Am Not a Witch 12A (S) 15:45, 18:20
Loving Vincent 12A 18:00 AD, 20:20 AD
Ice Road 18:30, 20:30

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What's on - Wed 25 Oct

Feature Showing
I Am Not a Witch 12A (S) 11:00, 15:45, 18:20
Tap Takeover: Dawkins All Day
Coraline PG 13:00
The Death of Stalin 15 13:40, 16:10, 20:40
The Party 15 13:50, 15:50 AD, 20:30 DS
Family Arts Festival: Spoken Word Family Hour with Raise The Bar 15:00
Ice Road 18:30, 20:30
Loving Vincent 12A 18:30 AD
Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami - Live with Friends 15 19:05 QA
Raise The Bar 19:30

What's on - Thu 26 Oct

Feature Showing
Tap Takeover: Dawkins All Day
The Party 15 13:00, 15:00, 20:50
Coraline PG 13:30
The Death of Stalin 15 14:50, 18:10, 20:30
I Am Not a Witch 12A (S) 15:45, 18:20
Loving Vincent 12A 18:00 AD, 20:20 AD
Ice Road 18:30, 20:30
My Journey for Justice: In Search of a King 12A 19:00
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