Cabaret (1972)
Cabaret (1972)

 “We Are Here, We Are Queer, and We’re Not Going Anywhere!”: The Importance of LGBT+ Narratives on Screen 

Posted on Fri 1 Nov, 2019 by Julia Ray

UWE MA Curating student Julia Ray, reflects on her season We Are Here, a celebration and exploration of queer spaces in cinema.

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November 2019 Cinema Podcast

November 2019 Cinema Podcast
This month we look forward to Afrika Eye Film Festival, the UK Jewish Film Festival on Tour, London Korean Film Festival and the UK Green Film Festival, alongside We Are Here a season of films and events celebrating and portraying positivity in Queer and LGBTQ+ communities. And to finish off Mark implores you to immerse yourself in Scorsese's latest masterpiece of power and control The Irishman.

Watershed Board of Trustees Report 2019

Audience watching an outdoor film screening

Report of Watershed's Board of Trustees and consolidated financial statements – Year ended 31 March 2019.

Credit: Cinema Rediscovered - Outdoor Screening. Photo by Jack Offord

Culture declares a Climate and Ecological Emergency

Two women in spacesuits in a barren landscape holding hands
Posted on Thu 17 Oct 2019
Today, Watershed, Bristol Old Vic and Colston Hall have signed up to the growing global community of  arts and culture champions  declaring a  climate and ecological  emergency. 
Introducing our Winter Residency artists

Posted on Thu 17 Oct 2019

Following our open call for Watershed and MAYK’s Winter Residencies programme, we’re delighted to announce the three artists who will develop works exploring technology and climate breakdown.
 "If you scream at just the right time, it might just save your life." 

Posted on Wed 9 Oct 2019 by Simon Ball

Ahead of our 60th anniversary Halloween screening of classic 50's frightener The Tingler our Front of House Duty Manager and B Movie aficionado Simon Ball looks back at the career of director William Castle - the undisputed king of cinema gimmickry.
Say hello to some new members of Watershed’s Leadership Team

Posted on Tue 8 Oct 2019

Watershed welcomes Anne Wong-Erven as General Manager and Sharmaine Lovegrove and Parys Gardener who join the Watershed Board.
 Weimar Sundays 

Posted on Fri 4 Oct 2019 by James Harrison

James Harrison, co-director of South West Silents and co-curator at Cinema Rediscovered, discusses the rationale behind the Weimar Sundays season throughout October 2019.
From Bristol to Melbourne

Posted on Wed 2 Oct 2019

Update from Playable City’s very own Hilary O’Shaughnessy 
 Thought in Action: Conversations About Cinema  

Posted on Tue 1 Oct 2019

Conversations About Cinema returns this year with Thought In Action. The strand presented in partnership with the UWE Philosophy and Politics departments provides an opportunity for audiences to engage in deeper conversation about issues and ideas arising from films in our programme.
Depict '19 Winners Announced

Posted on Tue 1 Oct 2019

Films from UK, Spain and Brazil amongst the awards in this year’s Depict - our 90 second filmmaking challenge