Season

Cinema Rediscovered 2018

Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Please note: this season finished in July 2018
Bristol UNESCO City of Film
Image: Mike Hodges

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

Event Aardman Conversation Pieces

Sun 29 July 13:15

A special event including the UK Premiere of new 4k restorations of Aardman's earliest films.

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The Terminal Man 15

Film The Terminal Man

Sat 28 July 23:30

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.

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Free Outdoor Screening: Black Panther 12A

Event Free Outdoor Screening: Black Panther

Sat 28 July 20:15

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.

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Get Carter 18

Film Get Carter

Sat 28 July 17:40

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.

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BV Studio Tour Sold Out

Event BV Studio Tour

Sat 28 - Sun 29 July

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.

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Free Outdoor Screening: Flash Gordon PG

Event Free Outdoor Screening: Flash Gordon

Fri 27 July 20:15

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.

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Black Pyramid 25th Anniversary Reflections

Film Black Pyramid 25 Years Anniversary

Fri 27 July 13:30

An illustrated panel discussion to mark the 25th anniversary of the first Black Pyramid film festival.

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Pulp 12A

Film Pulp

Fri 27 July 11:10

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...

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Cinema Walk

Event Cary Grant Statue

Fri 27 - Sat 28 July

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.

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