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Mujer with a Movie Camera: A season of films by female directors from Latin America

Posted on Mon 23 Oct by Lorena Pino

In this article MA Curating placement student and Mujer with a Movie Camera Season Curator Lorena Pino Montilla explains the process behind creating her season.

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Posted on Thu 12 Oct by Helen Jaffa

Balance and Belonging is an approach we began in 2021 to understand the intersectional identities of the people who work at Watershed (Balance), and how their identities and backgrounds impact their experience of working with us (Belonging).

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Posted on Wed 4 Oct by Clare Reddington

Clare Reddington, Watershed's CEO talks about the plans for Undershed - a new immersive gallery opening downstairs in Watershed in Spring 2024. 

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Posted on Tue 1 Aug by Clare Reddington

With sad hearts we want to acknowledge the death of Adriene Layne or Trini as we knew her. Trini was a member of the Pervasive Media Studio community since 2017, having joined us on a micro residency to develop her Voice Letter prototype into a product, and quickly became a full resident.  

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 X-rated: Crossing Fact and Fiction in Kamikaze Hearts 

Posted on Fri 28 July by Harriet Taylor

Guest writer Harriet Taylor from SWITCH offers a fresh take on Juliet Bashore's quasi-documentary Kamikaze Hearts, screening at Cinema Rediscovered 2023 on Thu 27 July and Sun 30 July.

 Film on Film: Morvern Callar revisited  

Posted on Wed 26 July

20th Century Flicks' Daisy Steinhardt takes us through Lynne Ramsay’s Movern Callar (2002), which is being screened from a new BFI 35mm print as part of Cinema Rediscovered 2023.

 The Sound of Cinema Rediscovered  

Posted on Tue 25 July

Guest writer Sean Wilson explores some of the soundtrack highlights & musical motifs of this year's Cinema Rediscovered programme.

 Look Who’s Back: the Hollywood Renaissance and the Blacklist 

Posted on Tue 25 July by Andy Willis

​​​​​​​Andy Willis (Professor of Film Studies at the University of Salford and Senior Visiting Curator at HOME in Manchester), curator of the Look Who's Back: The Hollywood Renaissance and the Blacklist strand at this year's Cinema Rediscovered festival, dives into the thinking behind the strand and the political context of this era of Hollywood filmmaking.

 Becoming a Living Wage Employer 

Posted on Tue 18 July by Clare Reddington

Watershed is delighted to announce that we are now accredited as a Living Wage Employer, joining a growing list of employers in Bristol striving to drive change and reduce in-work poverty. 

 Packing our rucksack for the next 40 years 

Posted on Wed 7 June by Clare Reddington

Clare Reddington, Watershed's CEO shares our new values created with our communities.

 Contemporary Chilean Film Directors in UK Cinema 

Posted on Fri 24 March by Lorena Pino

UWE MA Curating student Lorena Pino reflects on recent trends in contemporary Chilean cinema with a focus on some exciting new releases in the UK and highlighting the work of a group of young female filmmakers that are telling stories from a fresh point of view.

 Switch Bristol's Harriet Taylor sits down with Director Saim Sadiq to talk Joyland 

Posted on Tue 7 March by Harriet Taylor

‘People have said [about Joyland] “it’s the first trans love story,” but this has always existed!..."

 Reflections on Random Selection 

Posted on Thu 16 Feb by Martin O'Leary

Martin O’Leary, Pervasive Media Studio’s Community Lead reflects on what we learned from the random selection process for our Winter Residencies

 Reflections and Refractions: Gender on Screen 

Posted on Fri 27 Jan by Harriet Taylor

Harriet Taylor discusses her upcoming season, Reflections and Refractions: Gender on Screen.

 Have your say -  Cultural Investment in Bristol  

Posted on Thu 8 Dec 2022 by Clare Reddington

Bristol City Council are currently consulting on cuts to their budget, including proposed cuts to the Cultural Investment Programme.