The building is temporarily closed until further notice.
We look forward to welcoming you all back when we are able to re-open. In the meantime, we are still presenting our work online so please keep checking back.
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Posted on Mon 30 March 2020In 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.
Posted on Fri 20 March 2020We might have closed our cinemas but we still want to share great films with you. Here's one way.
Posted on Tue 17 March 2020Given 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.
Posted on Sun 15 March 2020In 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.
Posted on Fri 13 March 2020Here at Watershed the health and wellbeing of our staff and customers are our number one concern.
Posted on Thu 5 March 2020Join us for a free Art & Climate Showcase event to experience the new work created by Watershed & MAYK’s Winter Artists in Residence - Xavier Velastin, Robbie Thomson, Ella Good and Nicki Kent.
Posted on Thu 5 March 2020Watershed/MAYK 2020 Winter Residency Robbie Thomson talks about his series of public interventions which use soft robotic sculptures to raise awareness of local ecological issues and the wider climate crisis.
Posted on Thu 5 March 2020Watershed/MAYK 2020 Winter Residency sound artist Xavier Velastín on his human-computer duet about the noise in the oceans.
Posted on Thu 5 March 2020Watershed/MAYK 2020 Winter Residency artists Ella Good and Nicki Kent on their project to Build a Martian House.
Posted on Wed 4 March 2020Cinema Rediscovered is back for an expanded five days for its 5th edition taking place in and around Bristol from Wed 22 - Sun 26 July 2020. Join us for the finest digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities back where they belong - on the big screen.
Posted on Wed 4 March 2020Submissions are now open for Depict ’20 – Watershed’s ultra-short film competition part of Encounters Film Festival committed to uncovering emerging filmmaking talent since 1998. We’re calling for creatives from around the world to submit their shorts of 90 seconds or under to be considered for this year’s shortlist and awards.