Introducing the Greenverse

Posted on Mon 23 Aug 2021

Watershed has secured funding to be part of a digital platform, The Greenverse which will invite global audiences to explore and experience artistic ideas on climate change.

 Hello there - we've got an update on our opening days and times... 

Posted on Mon 16 Aug 2021

We are delighted to let you know that our cinema programme is going to six days a week from Tue 31 Aug throughout September.

 Philip French Memorial Lecture: Pamela Hutchinson, 28 July 2021  

Posted on Wed 4 Aug 2021 by Pamela Hutchinson

In her Philip French Memorial Lecture launching Cinema Rediscovered 2021, author, critic and film historian Pamela Hutchinson explored the importance of looking back to understand and explore what’s happening in film culture right now. Read a summary of her lecture and download or watch her full lecture below.

 It came after The Harder They Come: The story of Perry Henzell’s No Place Like Home  

Posted on Thu 29 July 2021 by Jonathan Ali

Celebrating the release of this wonderful film, fifty years after its filming started, and setting the record straight on Perry Henzell’s erroneous status as a one-and-done filmmaker.

 August 2021 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Thu 29 July 2021

A quick and summery August podcast from Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, introducing the upcoming lush and sensual The World of Wong Kar Wai season.

 Monte Hellman’s Two-Lane Blacktop 50 years on 

Posted on Tue 27 July 2021 by Jason Wood

Jason Wood, Creative Director at Home in Manchester and author, on the late Monte Hellman’s quintessential road movie Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

 Cinema Rediscovered 2021 Trailer

Posted on Fri 23 July 2021

Cinema Rediscovered returns for its fifth edition this year from Wed 28 July – Sun 1 Aug, celebrating the return of the big screen experience with a line-up of brand new restorations and rediscoveries before going on a UK wide tour from Aug – Oct 2021.

 1971: The Year Hollywood Went Independent 

Posted on Thu 22 July 2021 by Mark Cosgrove

Mark Cosgrove (Cinema Rediscovered Co-Founder) shares insights into how 1971: The Year Hollywood Went Independent came about and how that period relates to mainstream film culture today.

 Going forward with care – some changes at Watershed 

Posted on Tue 20 July 2021

Following the final stage of easing lockdown restrictions on Mon 19 July, we wanted to let you know what this means for Watershed and the changes we’re making.

 Yaphet Kotto: A Tribute By Adam Murray 

Posted on Mon 19 July 2021 by Adam Murray

Film programmer and writer Adam Murray pays homage to actor Yaphet Kotto who passed away earlier this year, leaving behind an incredible body of work.

 Invisible Women of 1970s Hollywood 

Posted on Thu 15 July 2021

Exploring the often forgotten creative role women played in the New Hollywood era of the 70s.