Bristol UNESCO City of Film
Image: Mike Hodges

Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Cinema Rediscovered 2018

Season

Please note: this season finished in July 2018

The third edition of Cinema Rediscovered celebrates Bristol's new status as UNESCO City of Film, a global recognition of the city's outstanding contribution to film culture. We'll put the spotlight on Bristol born screenwriter, film director, playwright and novelist Mike Hodges with screenings of two of his iconic films: Get Carter (Sat 28 July at 17:40) and the underrated caper Pulp (Fri 27 July at 11:10), which will both followed by a live Q&A with the filmmaker.

Key locations for film in the city will be brought to life as Dr Peter Walsh (South West Silents) takes visitors on an animated walking tour (on Fri 27 and Sat 28 July) around the town centre, revealing a rich history and plentiful hidden treasures among Bristol’s cine-streets and iconic locales.

We will also be hosting tours (on Sat 28 and Sun 29 July) of G.Hogg's (the founder of the Cube) Bedminster Studio, where he works with analogue film.


Previous screenings & events in this season

Aardman Earliest Films Restored Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Aardman Conversation Pieces
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
A special event including the UK Premiere of new 4k restorations of Aardman's earliest films.

The Terminal Man  15   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

The Terminal Man
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Computer scientist Harry Benson has experimental brain surgery to end his potentially dangerous seizures. But as the experiment backfires, his seizures return… with vengeance! Bristol-born Mike Hodges directs this incredibly rare psychological thrill ride.

Free Outdoor Screening: Black Panther  12A   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Free Outdoor Screening: Black Panther
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
In a first for Cinema Rediscovered, travel to Wakanda for a special free outdoor screening of blockbuster Marvel adventure Black Panther in Museum Square to celebrate Bristol's new status as UNESCO City of Film.

Get Carter  18   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Get Carter
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
One of the definitive British crime films of the 20th century - screening on 35mm and followed by a Q&A with its Bristol-born director Mike Hodges.

BV Studio Tour Bristol UNESCO City of Film

BV Studio Tour
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
Interested in film/celluloid and the machines and techniques used to project, print and shoot it? Join us for a tour of G.Hogg's (the founder of the Cube) Bedminster Studio, where he works with analogue film.

Free Outdoor Screening: Flash Gordon  PG   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Free Outdoor Screening: Flash Gordon
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
In a first for Cinema Rediscovered, join us for a special free outdoor screening of the sci-fi cult classic Flash Gordon in Museum Square to celebrate Bristol's new status as UNESCO City of Film.

Black Pyramid 25th Anniversary Reflections Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Black Pyramid 25 Years Anniversary
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
An illustrated panel discussion to mark the 25th anniversary of the first Black Pyramid film festival.

Pulp  12A   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Pulp
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
A year after they'd created one of the defining British gangster pictures with Get Carter, Bristol-born director Mike Hodges and star Michael Caine reunite for this funny parody about private eyes...

Cinema Walk Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Cary Grant Statue
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
Looking back at Bristol’s own cinematic history, join Dr Peter Walsh on a tour around the centre reflecting on our city’s rich film making and film going past.