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Rose

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Rose
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An isolated couple must keep a dark secret hidden at all costs in this quietly unnerving and deeply affecting and inspired twist on the vampire myth.

A Common Crime

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A Common Crime
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Francisco Márquez's fiction debut is a gripping, ghostly tale of class divisions and ethical responsibility in contemporary Argentina.
Sequin In A Blue Room
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Samuel Van Grinsven’s stylish debut, a bold and energetic gay coming of age tale, is an uncompromising exploration of sex and social media.
Henry Glassie: Field Work
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A magisterial of portrait renowned American folklorist and ethnologist, Henry Glassie, now in his seventies.
Women Over 50 Film Festival
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Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF) showcases international films by and about older women - this Best of collection is packed with award-winning short films of witches, warriors and women who roar...

Effie Gray

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Effie Gray
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Based on the real-life scandal that shocked Victorian-era England, ‘Effie Gray’ is a sumptuous historical drama set against a luscious backdrop which explores the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin (Greg Wise), his teenage bride Effie Gray (Dakota Fanning) and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge).
Bristol WECA Mayoral Hustings
Streaming Today 19:00-21:00
Live stream
We've teamed up with Bristol24/7 to host a virtual West of England Combined Authority (WECA) Mayoral Hustings where you will have the opportunity to pose questions to the candidates hoping to become West of England Metro Mayor.
Creative Futures: Place and Presence
Streaming Fri 23 April All Day 09:30-17:00
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Join Bristol+Bath Creative R&D for Creative Futures: place and presence, a culmination of the thinking, making and discussions that have been taking place throughout the last two years within the network's Digital Placemaking and Expanded Performance Pathfinders.
Homeward
Streaming from Fri 23 April
Streaming
Having lost his oldest son in the war between Russia and Ukraine, Mustafa resolves to take the boy’s body to his native land: Crimea. Together, he and his younger son Alim set out on a journey that will profoundly mark their relationship.
Making art for a change
Streaming Fri 23 April 13:00-14:00
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For this week's Lunchtime Talk we are joined by Colombian-British artist Matthew Plummer-Fernández, who will be sharing his latest work-in-progress and ideas around digital art practice in response to the climate crisis.

Bacurau Panel Discussion

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Bacarau
Streaming Thu 29 April 18:00-19:00
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Join us for an online panel discussion where we will be talking about Bacurau, a wild, weird and explosive mix of ultra-violent revenge western and futuristic sci-fi about a mythological Brazilian town that falls under attack from invading forces.
Bristol Mayoral Hustings
Streaming Thu 29 April 19:00-21:00
Live stream
We've teamed up with Bristol 24/7 to host a virtual Bristol Mayoral Hustings where you will have the opportunity to pose questions to the candidates hoping to become Bristol Mayor.

Widening VR's Appeal

Lunchtime Talk
Widening VR's Appeal
Streaming Fri 30 April 13:00-14:00
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In this week's Lunchtime Talk, Catherine Allen, Studio resident and co-founder and CEO of Limina Immersive will talk about her work developing audiences for VR programmes and share the findings from her Beyond the Early Adopter report, which was recently published by Nesta's Policy and Evidence Centre, with Cardiff University.
April 2021 Cinema Podcast

April 2021 Cinema Podcast

For April's podcast Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, is joined by film & music critic and broadcaster Adam Murray. They discuss Adam's love of horror and research for a season of horror films, hopefully screening at Watershed this Autumn, exploring identity and fitting-in – and their relationship to Black representation and the Black experience.

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Liminal Routes
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Conceived as a series of situated audio mixtapes, Liminal Routes invited DJs whose work contributes to generating the club scene in Bristol to each create a mixtape for a walking route of their choice in the city, with an accompanying overview that reflects their selection and relationship to and with their local environs.
Digital: Vigil
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Streaming
Pervasive Media Studio resident Tom Bailey's company Mechanimal presents Vigil - a unique, one-man telling, reframing our changing planet and exploring the ‘sixth mass extinction’ through original and engaging live performance.
Play Inside: Experiential listening event + Q&A
Streaming Wed 28 April 19:00-21:00
Live stream
Listen to the award-winning Play Inside ’Other Mothers’ experiential podcast, a collaboration between Studio resident Rosie Poebright of Splash & Ripple and WeRebel and then join the discussion with the writers.