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Free outdoor screenings for Cinema Rediscovered

Wed 18 Jul, 2018

Cinema Rediscovered kicks off next weekend! The festival puts rarely-screened cinematic gems centre stage, and invites everybody to experience great films back on the big screen.

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Queer Vision returns for 2018

Wed 27 Jun, 2018

Join us for this year’s Bristol Pride film festival, Queer Vision. Enjoy an outstanding selection of shorts and feature films of striking beauty, diversity, hope, laughter, love - and the challenges we still need to overcome.

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Two UK designers explore the playful city in Tokyo

Wed 27 Jun, 2018

Watershed and the British Council are delighted to announce the two UK creatives who won the Playable City Tokyo 2018 open call to travel to Tokyo for a two-stage residency in June and September - Bristol-based designer Tom Metcalfe and London play scholar, Sophie Sampson.

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Catching up with Artists in Residence Action Hero

Thu 21 Jun, 2018

In May 2018, Watershed’s latest Artists in Residence Action Hero, set off from Bristol on a six month journey across Europe. In a motorhome housing a recording studio, they are currently travelling over 30,000km, recording songs of love, hope, heartbreak, loss and desire, sung by the people they meet.

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Cinema: Reframed, Restored & Rediscovered

Wed 20 Jun, 2018

We are delighted to announce two major focuses at Cinema Rediscovered - Reframing the Archive and Restored & Rediscovered including brand new restorations of Maurice, The Apartment and Le Crime de Monsieur Lange, Aardman’s earliest films Animated Conversations and Conversation Pieces plus a 20th anniversary launch preview of The Big Lebowski.

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Women in the spotlight at Cinema Rediscovered

Mon 21 May, 2018

Cinema Rediscovered returns to Bristol for its third edition, Thu 26 - Sun 29 July, bringing the best in digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities back where they belong on the big screen, with support from BFI awarding funds from National Lottery.

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Bristol venues welcome Royal visitor

Thu 17 May, 2018

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent will be welcomed to Watershed tomorrow, as part of his official visit to three of Bristol’s leading creative establishments.

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Did you know this week (14 - 20 May) is Deaf Awareness Week?

Wed 16 May, 2018

Help us to raise Deaf Awareness not just this week but every day – here at Watershed we've made a few short films that may help.

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Open Call for our Winter Residencies Programme

Thu 10 May, 2018

Supporting creative practitioners to have freedom and resources to develop ideas is an incredibly important part of our work at Watershed, so we are truly delighted to announce an open call for this years’ funded residencies…

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New jobs announced for South West Creative Technology Network

Wed 9 May, 2018

We are delighted to announce two brand new posts created as part of Watershed's membership of the recently announced South West Creative Technology Network, a regional consortium which aims to drive digital innovation in the South West.

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