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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.

Read more   It came after The Harder They Come: The story of Perry Henzell’s No Place Like Home  
August 2021 Cinema Podcast
Length: 4m 18s
Podcast
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.
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Posted on Tue 27 July 2021 by Jason Wood
Article
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
Length: 30s
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.

 Cinema Rediscovered announces full line-up  

Posted on Wed 7 July 2021

In the mood for....cinema? Join us for Cinema Rediscovered from Wed 28 July to Sun 1 Aug 2021!

 July 2021 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Thu 1 July 2021

In this month's podcast Mark Cosgrove (Watershed Cinema Curator) and Adam Murray (film programmer, critic, writer and broadcaster) look forward to Watershed's Cinema Rediscovered festival at the end of July – a celebration and re-framing of cinema's rich 125 year history.

Say hello to to the newest member of Watershed’s Leadership Team

Posted on Thu 24 June 2021

Watershed is delighted to welcome Ray Naicker to our Executive team as our new Head of Finance. Ray is a CIMA qualified accountant with experience across the public and...

 Watershed Staff & Board Inclusion Data Report 2020/2021

A report containing the visualised data of Watershed Staff and Board 2020-21, with some information on our approach to collecting and analysing it.

 Black Lives Matter – looking back at Watershed's year 

Posted on Fri 18 June 2021

It is a year since Watershed stood in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and committed to the work we need to do. Clare Reddington, Watershed CEO, shares an update.

 BSL – Soil Futures Showcase

Posted on Thu 1 July 2021

BSL translation of Soil Futures Showcase event

 BSL - Deaf Conversations About Cinema Online: Supernova

Posted on Thu 1 July 2021

BSL translation of Deaf Conversations About Cinema Online: Supernova event