From 'soylent steak' to Soylent Green 

Posted on Fri 7 June 2019 by Dr Peter Walsh

Soylent Green reveals social and environmental issues that continue to resonate today, perhaps even more troubling than ever before. Film historian Dr Peter Walsh looks at how the film challenges us to ask how far we have come and what we can do to stop the grim dystopia from becoming our reality.
 Welcome to Society 

Posted on Fri 7 June 2019 by Jonathan Bygraves

Thirty years on, 20th Century Flicks' Jonathan Bygraves takes a look back at Brian Yuzna's directorial debut, Society, and the films and the era that influenced it.
 Where art and identity intersect in We the Animals 

Posted on Wed 5 June 2019 by Julia Ray

Julia Ray, on placement this year at Watershed through UWE's MA in Curation, reflects on the beautiful imagery and animation in We the Animals. Recognising young Jonah's journey into adolescence as a key moment to unleash individual creativity, Julia revisits her own experiences, at the intersection of art and individuality.
 Diversity & Drama: Cannes 2019 

Posted on Sun 2 June 2019 by Mark Cosgrove

Fresh from the Cannes Film Festival, Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove reflects on the best and most anticipated titles he saw. From almost thirty films, Mark says this was the year when Cannes successfully put film back in the cinema, and vice versa.
June 2019 Cinema Podcast
 June 2019 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Wed 29 May 2019

Featuring the extra-ordinary ordinariness of Gloria Bell, the richly sensuous In Fabric from British director Peter Strickland and the compelling story and incredible talent of footballer Maradonna, there is much to look forward to in June.
Cinema Rediscovered 2019 - Programme Announced

Posted on Wed 29 May 2019

We are delighted to announce the programme details of the 4th edition of Cinema Rediscovered (25 - 28 July 2019) which explores the invention, innovation and mystery of cinema; diving deep into the legacy of revered filmmakers as well as shining a spotlight on lesser known cinematic voices.
 Introducing 'Fiction Documentary': power play in My Friend the Polish Girl 

Posted on Tue 28 May 2019 by Tara Judah

Bending the boundaries of genre far beyond their limits, filmmakers Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek have coined a new term for their unique feature debut, My Friend the Polish Girl. The 'Fiction Documentary', as they call it, questions both modes of filmmaking, asking us to think about the ethics and power dynamics at play every time a camera is picked up and aimed at an individual.
What makes a creative business grow?

Posted on Thu 23 May 2019

Ways of Working: Creative Business Journeys is an interactive exhibition at KWMC from 7 June which explores the fundamental concepts of creativity, sustainability and community, asking what allows a creative business to grow?
 Tribute to Aretha Franklin: A Natural Legend 

Posted on Thu 9 May 2019 by Roger Griffith

Aretha Franklin will always remain the Queen of Soul, but her voice, work and accomplishments stretch beyond music, author, broadcaster and Executive Chair at Ujima Radio, Roger Griffith, writes.
Update on our expansion plans...

Posted on Thu 9 May 2019

We thought you would like to know that we have now submitted a planning application for the creation of Cinema 4 and a supporting catering offer, in the ground floor unit next to our main entrance.
Did you know it's Deaf Awareness Week?

Posted on Tue 7 May 2019

It's Deaf Awareness Week (Mon 6 - Sun 12 May) - help us to raise awareness with some films we've made (and try signing your drinks order in the Café/Bar for a little discount!)