New Voices in VR 

Posted on Thu 27 June 2019

Victoria Mapplebeck launched her first ever VR work The Waiting Room: VR at Watershed as part of the Virtual Realities: Immersive Documentary Encounters Showcase.
Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain’s Youth Published on Thu 11 July 2019

Posted on Thu 27 June 2019

Rife, Watershed’s in-house online magazine for young people, will launch its first book on Thursday 11 July
 Bristol UNESCO City of Film 

Posted on Tue 25 June 2019

Watershed is proud to be part of the strong film and television culture in the city that saw Bristol become a City of Film.
 "A reminder to us all of what humanity can achieve" 

Posted on Mon 24 June 2019

Fifty years since humankind walked on the moon, archive documentary Apollo 11 gets lift off this week. Given their love for all things astronomical, we recently invited the We The Curious Planetarium Team to attend a special preview with us and afterwards they put pen to paper to give us their perspectives on a film that looks back at those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future.
Open call for our Artist Winter Residencies

Posted on Fri 21 June 2019

In partnership with MAYK, we’re delighted to announce an open call for our funded Winter Residencies programme - we’re looking for three artists interested in technology and climate breakdown.
 The confinement of liberty in Une Femme Douce 

Posted on Thu 20 June 2019 by Tara Judah

At last year’s Courtisane film festival in Ghent, I saw Robert Bresson’s Une Femme Douce. I couldn’t believe that I had not only never seen this film but that it hadn't come up in conversation on Bresson, French cinema of the ‘60s and ‘70s, cinematic gaslighting, or the impact of the male gaze.
 Politically potent unpleasant appetites 

Posted on Wed 19 June 2019 by Tara Judah

The films belonging to Gluttony, Decadence & Resistance were all selected for their interest in asking us, as viewers, to think, feel and step outside of the safety of seeing films as entertainment, letting them instead activate us through an aesthetics and affect of excess that was designed to disgust and disrupt.
 Encountering Nic Roeg's cinematic spell 

Posted on Wed 19 June 2019 by Mark Cosgrove

Taking a chance on a double bill in a dodgy cinema on Jamaica Street in Glasgow as a teen, Cinema Rediscovered's founder and co-curator Mark Cosgrove reflects on his discovery of the unique and mesmeric cinematic world of Nicolas Roeg.
 Analogue Rules! Beginner's guide to reel film 

Posted on Tue 18 June 2019 by Tom Vincent

Today, if you go the cinema to watch a new movie, it is almost a certainty you will be watching a digitally projected moving image but at this year’s Cinema Rediscovered, you will have the chance to see some films on film. And, if you visit the Analogue Room, you will have the opportunity to handle 35mm film and try your hand at splicing and projecting, too, Aardman Archivist Tom Vincent writes.
In Fabric: Director's QnA
 In Fabric: Director's QnA

Posted on Tue 18 June 2019

Director Peter Strickland talks about his 2019 film In Fabric and takes questions from the audience.
 When We Were Kings: Hale County This Morning, This Evening and Hoop Dreams 

Posted on Tue 18 June 2019 by Adam Murray

Struck by how both films are able to tell sincere and compelling stories, seemingly revolving around the same themes and issues using the medium of ‘documentary-film', curator and critic Adam Murray reflects on the still staggeringly different approaches taken by two engaging films on the human condition; Hale County This Morning, This Evening and Hoop Dreams.