The witching hour is almost upon us! This November we welcome a season of films and talks that examine and celebrate the witch on screen. From well-known classics, forgotten favourites and new discoveries, we delve into the psyche and stereotype of one of cinema’s most complex and compelling characters: the witch.
Filmmakers from UK, Italy and Russia shared the glory in this year’s Depict – Watershed’s 90 second filmmaking competition – at the recent Encounters Short Film Festival from a shortlist selected from over 500 entries from 59 different countries.
This November, a new festival called KIN will be taking place at Arnolfini - it promises to be a multi-room extravaganza of music, conversations, games, skills -sharing and theatrical exploration, with activist meet-up, live art and wandering provocateurs.
Take a moment to watch this beautiful film - with contributions from Watershed staff past and present, friends, partners and funders - that shows Dick Penny (CEO of Watershed from Sept 1998 - July 2018) through the eyes of the people that have had the pleasure of working with and learning from him.
‘Bristol & Bath Creative R&D’ will receive a multi million pound investment from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Creative Industries Clusters Programme, to support, connect and amplify the brilliant strengths of the region.
Cinema Rediscovered returned to Bristol (which is now a UNESCO City of Film) for its third edition this July, putting lesser known cinematic visions centre stage, asking questions about the role of cinema, delighting audiences and launching a UK wide tour with support from BFI awarding funds from National Lottery.