Une Femme Duece

Cinema Rediscovered on Tour launches this weekend

Posted on Fri 2 Aug, 2019

Following its UK Premiere right here in Bristol last week as part of our Cinema Rediscovered Festival, Robert Bresson’s newly restored French classic film Une Femme Douce will be opening at ICA in London from 2 August before touring cinemas nationwide as part of Cinema Rediscovered on Tour.

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 Once Upon A Time in…Watershed 

Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Posted on Wed 31 July 2019 by Mark Cosgrove
Mark Cosgrove, Cinema Curator at Watershed, pre-empts the “why are you not showing...” question with Once Upon A Time in Hollywood and explains the rationale for not showing Quentin Tarantino’s new film.

 “Like a child, I have to poke at what’s forbidden” Violence and Consumerism in Isabella Eklöf’s Holiday 

Holiday
Posted on Wed 31 July 2019 by Thea Berry
Isabella Eklöf’s directorial debut caused more than a stir on the festival circuit in 2018 due to the frank portrayals of violence. Rather than being viewed as gratuitous - a word so often associated with on-screen violence - Eklöf is demanding the audience connect with what they already know but choose to ignore, writes Watershed Cinema Producer, Thea Berry.

August 2019 Cinema Podcast

August 2019 Cinema Podcast
Rife Magazine, representation on screen, Almodovar's latest, a cinematic Cornish treat and French summer holidays all feature in a look ahead to August in film at Watershed. Watershed Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove is joined by Asmaa Jama from Rife magazine.
 Archiving and restoring Africa's film heritage: Visions and Challenges 

Posted on Mon 22 July 2019 by Mark Cosgrove

Cinema Rediscovered founder and co-curator Mark Cosgrove sat down with Dr Aboubakar Sanogo, assistant professor of Film Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and North American Secretary of FEPACI, to discuss the challenges and vision for African film heritage.
 Musician Adrian Utley on working with Nic Roeg 

Posted on Mon 22 July 2019 by Mark Cosgrove

Festival Founder and Co-curator Mark Cosgrove caught up with Bristol based musician, producer and composer Adrian Utley (Portishead) to talk about his experience of collaborating with director Nic Roeg on the BBC project Sound on Film (2000).
 Slocombe at Ealing: Kind Hearts and Coronets 

Posted on Tue 16 July 2019 by James Harrison

For this fourth year of Cinema Rediscovered we continue to celebrate the work of cinematographer Douglas Slocombe (1913 -2016) with a special 70th Anniversary screening of Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949). South West Silents' co-founder and co-curator at Cinema Rediscovered James Harrison continues to look at the work of Slocombe and writes.
Catching up with our Artists in Residence

Posted on Wed 10 July 2019

Our open call for the Winter Residencies programme is now open so we thought this was a good time to let you know what our last brilliant cohort of Artist Residents have been up to...
Clare Reddington, CEO is doing a 24 hour sponsored silence in support of young voices being heard

Posted on Wed 10 July 2019

Clare Reddington, our CEO, is staying quiet for 24 hours in a sponsored silence for Watershed's Rife Magazine because we believe that young voices need to be heard.
Cinema Rediscovered 2019 is fast approaching...

Posted on Wed 3 July 2019

Now we’re in July and the festival is just a few weeks away and we are really excited that we now have the complete, final line-up confirmed and announced.
July 2019 Cinema Podcast
 July 2019 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Mon 1 July 2019

A look ahead to one of the year's busiest months in film at Watershed – from the fantastic snapshot of what's happening with restorations, archive and rarities that is the Cinema Rediscovered festival; to new releases such as the gothic horror Midsommar and Jim Jarmusch's dead-pan zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die.