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Wed 19 May - Thu 3 June

Director Chloe Zhao’s triple Oscar® winner Nomadland is an empathetic and lyrical film about people living on the road in the American West.

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Nomadland Online Q&A with Jessica Bruder

Festival of Ideas Online: Jessica Bruder - Is Nomadland Our Future?

Sat 22 May 16:00

Join us for an online Q&A with journalist Jessica Bruder to discuss Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century, the inspiration for the film (screening at Watershed from Wed 19 May - Thu 3 June) directed by Chloé Zhao and starring Frances McDormand that has won awards for Best Picture at the Oscars® and Best Film at this year's BAFTAs.

From the beetroot fields of North Dakota to the campgrounds of California to Amazon’s Camper Force program in Texas, employers in the US have discovered a new, low-cost labour pool, made up largely of transient older adults. These…

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A free online Q&A with journalist Jessica Bruder about her book which inspired Nomadland

May 2021 Cinema Podcast

May 2021 Cinema Podcast

In May's podcast Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, is joined by Dave Taylor of legendary Bristol video shop 20th Century Flicks. They reflect on the year that forgot cinema and the clutch of superb Oscar winning independent films arriving on the big screen very, very soon.

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