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Willy's Wonderland

 Classified 15 
Willy's Wonderland
Streaming now
Streaming
Nic Cage takes on a set of violent animatronic amusement park mascots in this action packed, nail-biting tale of terror that will take you on the ride of your life!
The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2021
Streaming now
Streaming
The Japan Foundation’s annual touring film programme goes online for the first time ever, presenting an exciting showcase of Japanese cinema exploring existence and belonging - and they're all available to view for free.

Iorram

 Classified PG  S  
Iorram
Streaming from Fri 5 March
Streaming
The first feature documentary entirely in Scottish Gaelic, Iorram (Boat Song) is a lyrical portrait of life in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, past and present.
SWCTN Data Talk: Face Unlock
Streaming Fri 5 March 13:00-14:00
Live stream
In this talk are joined by artist and Professor of City Futures at UWE, Teresa Dillon to explore the world of facial recognition and its intersectional histories. This talk is in partnership with the South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN).
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Join in Fri 5 March 17:00-18:00
Interactive Event
All are welcome to join First Friday, Bristol's networking opportunity that we now host online - you'll be paired with another person at random for a quick fire five minute chat.

Ghare-Baire Panel Discussion

Thought in Action Online
Ghare-Baire Panel Discussion
Streaming Thu 11 March 18:00-19:00
Live stream
Join us for an online panel discussion on Satyajit Ray's Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World), the story of a love triangle that also explores the early 20th century nationalist movement and the emancipation of women.

Choose Wisely

Lunchtime Talk
Choose Wisely
Streaming Fri 19 March 13:00-14:00
Live stream
For this Lunchtime Talk we are joined by Kate Dimbleby and Ru Howe from Stornaway.io, an interactive story editor and platform. Kate and Ru will be discussing how Stornaway.io enables its users to simplify Interactive Filmmaking.

Zombi Child Panel Discussion

Thought in Action Online
Zombi Child Panel Discussion
Streaming Thu 25 March 18:00-19:00
Live stream
Join us for an online panel discussion where we will be talking about Bertrand Bonello's Zombi Child, a mysterious coming of age tale.
South West Creative Technology Network: Data Showcase
Streaming Fri 26 March 09:00-17:00
Live stream
Join SWCTN for a journey through the weird and wonderful world of data as they celebrate their Year of Data with a day sharing, reflecting on and challenging ideas in data, inclusive futures and creative business development
March 2021 Cinema Podcast

March 2021 Cinema Podcast

This month Mark Cosgrove, Watershed Cinema Curator, is joined by historian, writer and curator Edson Burton and Matchbox Cine producer Megan Mitchell. They share how their cultural life has changed and adapted over the last several months, and some of the things they have been enjoying and found themselves unexpectedly watching.

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Mechanimal: Zugunruhe

 Classified 12 
Mechanima: Zugunruhe
Streaming now
Streaming
Mechanimal presents a digital imagining of their award-winning show, Zugunruhe created by performer and Pervasive Media Studio resident Tom Bailey. Filmed in an empty venue and on location in the South West during the January lockdown - this is a theatrical invitation to pause. To watch. To listen.
FLY! Festival of Black Women's Film
Streaming from Fri 5 March
Streaming
Sheba Soul Ensemble invite you to a special series of events (between 5 - 21 March) celebrating black women's film in recognition of International Women's Day.