Cover of Watershed's first brochure with black & white photo of the building and text saying Watershed opens June 7th 1982

'Britains First Media Centre': A History of Bristol's Watershed Cinema, 1964-1998

Published on 9 May 2019

Research article examining the origins and development of Watershed, 1964-1998.

This research by Dr Steve Presence, Senior Lecturer in Film and Television at UWE, examines the origins and development of Watershed from “Britain’s First Media Centre” in 1982 to an integrated digital development and independent film exhibition venue by the late '90's.

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