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  Watershed Cinema Podcast September 2023

Posted on Mon 11 Sept 2023

In this episode of Stef from Comms and Cinema Steph talk about what's coming up in September including Jurassic Park back in 3D, a new season inspired by the 4K restoration of Stop Making Sense, and making sense of Barbenheimer.

Cinema Rediscovered’s record-breaking success is hailed as sign of Box Office hope

Posted on Wed 9 Aug 2023

We reflect on this year's festival, as Cinema Rediscovered readies to hit 24 venues and festivals in its annual UK and Ireland wide tour.

Apply now for the Patterns in Practice Artist Residency

Posted on Thu 3 Aug 2023

We are delighted to announce an open call for our Patterns in Practice Artist Residency. We are looking for an artist who is interested in data mining and/or machine learning to...

 In memory of Trini 

Posted on Tue 1 Aug 2023 by Clare Reddington

With sad hearts we want to acknowledge the death of Adriene Layne or Trini as we knew her. Trini was a member of the Pervasive Media Studio community since 2017, having joined us on a micro residency to develop her Voice Letter prototype into a product, and quickly became a full resident.  

 X-rated: Crossing Fact and Fiction in Kamikaze Hearts 

Posted on Fri 28 July 2023 by Harriet Taylor

Guest writer Harriet Taylor from SWITCH offers a fresh take on Juliet Bashore's quasi-documentary Kamikaze Hearts, screening at Cinema Rediscovered 2023 on Thu 27 July and Sun 30 July.

Six teams win £15K Grounding Technologies funding to explore creative action across the West of England

Posted on Fri 28 July 2023

Each project will explore how creative uses of technology play a crucial role in building a better future for our region through climate action.

Say Hello to our Make Shift Campers!

Posted on Fri 28 July 2023

Announcing the six early career creatives participating in our first Make Shift Camp.

 Film on Film: Morvern Callar revisited  

Posted on Wed 26 July 2023

20th Century Flicks' Daisy Steinhardt takes us through Lynne Ramsay’s Movern Callar (2002), which is being screened from a new BFI 35mm print as part of Cinema Rediscovered 2023.

 The Sound of Cinema Rediscovered  

Posted on Tue 25 July 2023

Guest writer Sean Wilson explores some of the soundtrack highlights & musical motifs of this year's Cinema Rediscovered programme.

 Look Who’s Back: the Hollywood Renaissance and the Blacklist 

Posted on Tue 25 July 2023 by Andy Willis

​​​​​​​Andy Willis (Professor of Film Studies at the University of Salford and Senior Visiting Curator at HOME in Manchester), curator of the Look Who's Back: The Hollywood Renaissance and the Blacklist strand at this year's Cinema Rediscovered festival, dives into the thinking behind the strand and the political context of this era of Hollywood filmmaking.

Salad Days at Watershed

Posted on Tue 25 July 2023

If the temperatures rise over the summer months, we will switch our food offer to salads so that our team members working in the kitchen can stay cool.