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Bristol Arts Channel Launches

Posted on Thu 28 May, 2020

A collection of Bristol's cultural organisations have teamed up to launch Bristol Arts Channel, presenting content "Together Online"

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June 2020 Cinema Podcast
In June's podcast Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, considers whether, when people talk of the acute challenges now facing the arts sector, whether film is included in that and ponders when does film become art?
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Posted on Tue 5 May 2020 by Clare Reddington
Clare Reddington, Watershed CEO, reflects on Watershed's experiences of the past seven weeks....
May 2020 Cinema Podcast
Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, discusses the existential crisis that he feels is now facing cinema and shares his pick of the upcoming films streaming online.

Introducing our Spring Residency artist 2020

Posted on Mon 27 April 2020

A big remote welcome to our Spring Residency artist - Joe Hill.

 #shortitout - calling filmmakers to get creative in 90 seconds or less 

Posted on Thu 16 April 2020

#shortitout launches today inviting filmmakers from all over the world to get creative and come together; offering unique filmmaker-led resources, light relief and inspiration.

Cinema Rediscovered 2020 Cancelled

Posted on Thu 9 April 2020

See you at Cinema Rediscovered 2021
April 2020 Cinema podcast

 April 2020 Cinema podcast

Posted on Mon 30 March 2020

In these extraordinary times which have seen Watershed close its building and cancel all film screenings, our programmers Mark and Thea share pointers to films easily available online and which are, more often than not, free to view.

A gift for you: see you at the cinema, online!

Posted on Fri 20 March 2020

We might have closed our cinemas but we still want to share great films with you. Here's one way.

Watershed building shut for now, but our arms are wide open

Posted on Tue 17 March 2020

Given the national picture the Watershed building will temporarily close from 14:00 on Tue 17 March and our upcoming events and screenings are cancelled for now.

 Thought In Action: Portrait of a Lady on Fire 

Posted on Sun 15 March 2020

In the sixth and last instalment of Thought in Action, we had the delight of welcoming Albertine Fox (University of Bristol), Isobel Carrol (UWE Level 3 Student) and Charlotte Alderwick (UWE Bristol, Chair) to discuss the themes in Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire. UWE BA Philosophy student Georgia Harrison continues the conversation and explores Sciamma’s mesmerising exploration of the female gaze.