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Watershed building shut for now, but our arms are wide open

Given 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.

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Mark Cousins: 40 Days to Learn Film

Watershed Recommends Week 2
Mark Cousins: 40 Days to Learn Film
Streaming now
Streaming
Want to Learn Film in 40 Days Under Quarantine? Film historian Mark Cousins has the virtual course for you with this free informative, extended visual essay-style lecture.

A Simple Plan

Watershed Recommends Week 2
A Simple Plan
Streaming now
Streaming
Shallow Grave meets Fargo in director Sam Raimi's exploration of the corrupting influence of greed.

10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki

 Classified PG  S   Watershed Recommends Week 2
10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki
Streaming now
Streaming
This four-part documentary on celebrated Japanese animatior Hayao Miyazaki looks at the directors career over the years between 2006 - 2013.

Park Chan-wook's Vengeance Trilogy

 Classified 18  S   Watershed Recommends Week 2
Park Chan Wook Vengeance Trilogy
Streaming now
Streaming
This month, MUBI celebrate the work of one of its most distinctive auteurs, Park Chan-wook, by showing his brutal, unforgettable Vengeance Trilogy.

The Headless Woman

 Classified 12  S   Watershed Recommends Week 3
The Headless Woman
Streaming now
Streaming
A woman is plagued by paranoia after she hits something – or someone – with her car in Lucrecia Martel’s acclaimed psychological thriller

King of New York

 Classified 18  Watershed Recommends Week 3
King of New York
Streaming now
Streaming
Christopher Walken is the dogged drug-lord determined to keep his empire together in Abel Ferrara's brutally gritty crime thriller.

Uprising 2020

 Classified  Watershed Recommends Week 3
Uprising 2020
Streaming now
Streaming
A short documentary by CARGO reflecting on the St Pauls Uprising with first hand perspectives from the people who lived in St Pauls and witnessed the insurrection in 1980.

Bait

 Classified 15  Watershed Recommends Week 3
Bait
Streaming now
Streaming
Stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Mark Jenkin’s remarkable film is a timely, funny, yet poignant tale that gets right to the heart of a Cornish community facing an unwelcome change.

Depict Picks

Watershed Recommends Week 3
Depict Picks
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Streaming
A selection of picks from Depict, our super-short filmmaking competition.

Nikesh Shukla & Nikita Gill's Writing Clinic

Watershed Recommends Week 3
Nikesh Shukla & Nikita Gill's Writing Clinic
Streaming on Mon 13 Apr at 20:00
Live stream
Interested in writing? Come take part in a creative writing clinic hosted by writer (and Pervasive Media Studio resident) Nikesh Shukla and poet and writer Nikita Gill.
April 2020 Cinema podcast

April 2020 Cinema podcast

In 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.

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