This Week

Everything Everywhere All at Once
Fri 13 May - Thu 2 June
Film
At last, the movie everyone is talking about arrives on our screens! Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (collectively known as the Daniels), this emotional, mind-bending stunner is a hilarious and big-hearted sci-fi action adventure about an exhausted Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) who can’t seem to finish her taxes.

Vortex

classified 15 S
Vortex
Fri 13 - Thu 26 May
Film
In a radical departure from his previous films, provocateur Gaspar Noé tenderly takes us into the everyday life of an ageing couple coming to terms with old age, dementia and death.

The Quiet Girl

classified 12A S
The Quiet Girl
Fri 13 May - Thu 2 June
Film
Colm Bairéad’s beautifully understated feature debut finds a young girl coming to terms with loss and the importance of family in rural Ireland.

Benediction

classified 12A
Benediction
Fri 20 May - Thu 2 June
Film
Terence Davies (A Quiet Passion, The Deep Blue Sea) evocatively explores the turbulent life of Siegfried Sassoon, known for his poetry on the horrors of the Great War, and also his love affairs with other notable men.

The Innocents

classified 15 S
The Innocents
Fri 20 - Thu 26 May
Film
Eskil Vogt’s (Blind) chilling Nordic supernatural thriller, about a group of children who secretly discover that they share dark and mysterious powers, is a strong contender for the genre film of the year.

In A Silent Way

Doc'n Roll 2022
In A Silent Way
Today at 20:20
Film
Armed with a boom mic, director Gwenaël Breës attempts to make a film about Talk Talk: a band that does not want to be filmed.
Deaf Conversations About Cinema: Bendiction
Thu 26 May 20:00
Talk
Join us at the 17:30 screening of Benediction, which will feature Descriptive Subtitles and a short introduction from our guest speaker Rebecca Ballard, Queer Vision Producer and Programmer. This will be followed at 20:00 by a post screening discussion in the Café & Bar with audience members and Rebecca.
In My Own Time: A Portrait of Karen Dalton
Thu 26 May 20:20
Film
Since most photographs and film footage of Karen Dalton have been lost or destroyed, this long-awaited film draws on her recordings, and interviews with loved ones and collaborators, to build a rich portrait of a singularly gifted musician
Dramatic Conversational AI
Fri 27 May 13:00
In Venue Talk + Live stream
In this talk, participatory dramatist Rik Lander and conversational AI designer Phil D Hall discuss their live show I am Echoborg which adapts each time based on audience conversations with an artificial intelligence.

Get Carter

classified 18
Get Carter
Fri 27 May - Thu 2 June
Film
Mike Hodges’ seminal classic, perhaps the greatest of all British gangster films, has been newly restored in 4K to celebrate half a century since its initial release.

Vampyr

classified PG S
Vampyr
Fri 27 - Sun 29 May
Film
Join us to celebrate one of cinema’s great nightmares with this 90th anniversary restoration of Carl Theodor Dreyer’s experimental early talkie about a village threatened by malign forces.

Luzzu

classified 15 PS
Luzzu
Tue 31 May 11:00
Film
A hardworking Maltese fisherman is faced with an agonising choice: repair his leaky fishing boat to eke out a meagre living or decommission it for an EU payout and enter into a murky black-market operation...
Love In Bright Landscapes: David McComb & The Triffids
Sat 28 May 18:00
Film
Love in Bright Landscapes reveals the man behind the songs – via beautifully restored 35mm slides, delightfully evocative home movies and heart-rending interviewees with colleagues, family, and friends.

Everything Everywhere All at Once
Fri 13 May - Thu 2 June
Film
At last, the movie everyone is talking about arrives on our screens! Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (collectively known as the Daniels), this emotional, mind-bending stunner is a hilarious and big-hearted sci-fi action adventure about an exhausted Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) who can’t seem to finish her taxes.

The Quiet Girl

classified 12A S
The Quiet Girl
Fri 13 May - Thu 2 June
Film
Colm Bairéad’s beautifully understated feature debut finds a young girl coming to terms with loss and the importance of family in rural Ireland.

Benediction

classified 12A
Benediction
Fri 20 May - Thu 2 June
Film
Terence Davies (A Quiet Passion, The Deep Blue Sea) evocatively explores the turbulent life of Siegfried Sassoon, known for his poetry on the horrors of the Great War, and also his love affairs with other notable men.

Get Carter

classified 18
Get Carter
Fri 27 May - Thu 2 June
Film
Mike Hodges’ seminal classic, perhaps the greatest of all British gangster films, has been newly restored in 4K to celebrate half a century since its initial release.

Luzzu

classified 15 PS
Luzzu
Fri 27 May - Thu 2 June
Film
A hardworking Maltese fisherman is faced with an agonising choice: repair his leaky fishing boat to eke out a meagre living or decommission it for an EU payout and enter into a murky black-market operation...

Men

classified 15
Men
Tue 7 June 11:00
Film
Alex Garland (Ex Machina, Annihilation) returns with this feverish, shape-shifting rural horror about a traumatised widow who retreats alone to heal in an English country house… but finds herself in an escalating nightmare.
Yam & Banana
Thu 2 June 20:45
Film
For his new album, Uri Green has collaborated with filmmaker Borja Cantera to document the creative process under his record label Yam & Banana.

Psycho

classified 15 Filmic 2022
Psycho
Fri 3 - Sun 5 June
Film
Newly restored in stunning 4K, Psycho is now screening in its original uncut form with 13 seconds of additional footage, previously removed by censors on release.

Bergman Island

classified 15
Bergman Island
Fri 3 - Thu 9 June
Film
A serene and self-reflective ode to love, cinema and storytelling that fluctuates playfully between fantasy and realism.

Olga

classified 15 S
Preview: Olga
Fri 3 - Thu 9 June
Film
A talented teenage Ukrainian gymnast exiled in Switzerland dreams of Olympic gold in Elie Grappe's multi-award-winning drama.

A Streetcar Named Desire

classified 15 Filmic 2022
A Street Car Named Desire
Sun 5 June 14:30
Film
Featuring an Oscar®-winning, melodramatic turn from Vivien Leigh, this Southern Gothic drama depicts the fragile sentimentalism of a woman who leaves her aristocratic background and seeks refuge with her sister in a dilapidated New Orleans project.
Make Shift
Tue 7 June 17:30
Event
Make Shift is a space for 18-30 year old creatives to come together in the Pervasive Media Studio at Watershed on the first Tuesday evening of each month. This is an opportunity to meet other creatives in the city, use one of our hot desk spaces, seek advice on your creative project or next steps in your career in a welcoming environment.

Men

classified 15
Men
Wed 1 - Thu 9 June
Film
Alex Garland (Ex Machina, Annihilation) returns with this feverish, shape-shifting rural horror about a traumatised widow who retreats alone to heal in an English country house… but finds herself in an escalating nightmare.

Bergman Island

classified 15
Bergman Island
Fri 3 - Thu 9 June
Film
A serene and self-reflective ode to love, cinema and storytelling that fluctuates playfully between fantasy and realism.

Olga

classified 15 S
Preview: Olga
Fri 3 - Thu 9 June
Film
A talented teenage Ukrainian gymnast exiled in Switzerland dreams of Olympic gold in Elie Grappe's multi-award-winning drama.

Nature Visuals

Lunchtime Talk
Nature Visuals
Fri 10 June 13:00
In Venue Talk + Live stream
In this Lunchtime Talk, Toby Smith from Climate Outreach will explore how inclusive imagery of the natural environment is key to building a diverse climate movement.

Preview: Good Luck to you, Leo Grande

classified 18 (CTBA) Sundance on Tour
Preview: Good Luck to you, Leo Grande
Fri 10 June 20:10
Film
Emma Thompson stars alongside Daryl McCormack in this feel-good sex-positive comedy about a retired schoolteacher yearning for some more adventure in the bedroom.

Il Buco

classified 18 (CTBA) S
Il Buco
Fri 10 - Thu 16 June
Film
Ten years after his celebrated and much-loved last film Le Quattro Volte, Michelangelo Frammartino returns with this meticulous and engrossing true story of cave mapping in Calabria.

Earwig

classified 18 (CTBA)
Earwig
Fri 10 - Thu 16 June
Film
Albert is employed to look after young girl Mia whose teeth are made of ice, frozen from her own saliva. One day Albert is instructed to prepare the child to leave the flat that she's never left before...

Free Chol Soo Lee

classified 15 S Sundance on Tour
Free Chol Soo Lee
Sat 11 June 18:00
Film
Part of the Sundance London Tour, this is a piercing documentary about Chol Sool Lee, a Korean immigrant who was wrongfully convicted in 1970s San Francisco for murder.

Pat Garrett and Billy The Kid

classified 18 Filmic 2022
Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid
Sun 12 June 14:00
Film
James Coburn stars as the grizzled outlaw-turned-lawman Pat Garrett, hired by a group of wealthy cattle barons to track down his former friend – the boyish bandit Billy the Kid

A Love Song

classified 15 Sundance on Tour
A Love Song
Sun 12 June 17:10
Film
A heartfelt portrait of yearning and the passage of time, set amongst an unvarnished American landscape.
The Future is Collective Social
Tue 14 June 17:00
In Venue Event + Live stream
Come to Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio for a free informal social event open to anyone with an interest in climate and community activism.

Il Buco

classified 18 (CTBA) S
Il Buco
Fri 10 - Thu 16 June
Film
Ten years after his celebrated and much-loved last film Le Quattro Volte, Michelangelo Frammartino returns with this meticulous and engrossing true story of cave mapping in Calabria.

Earwig

classified 18 (CTBA)
Earwig
Fri 10 - Thu 16 June
Film
Albert is employed to look after young girl Mia whose teeth are made of ice, frozen from her own saliva. One day Albert is instructed to prepare the child to leave the flat that she's never left before...
Encounters Present: Award Winners Compilation Programme
Thu 16 June 19:00
Film
This special screening of shorts celebrates some of the thought-provoking, bold, and visionary award-winning works from recent Encounters Film Festival editions.
Emotional Engagement in Virtual and Mixed Reality
Fri 17 June 13:00
In Venue Talk + Live stream
In this talk, director Sacha Wares shares some thoughts-in-progress about crafting emotional engagement in virtual and mixed reality, in relation to two pieces, VR drama Adult Children and the exhibition, Museum of Austerity.
Everything Went Fine
Fri 17 - Thu 23 June
Film
A candid, affecting study of complicated family ties and the realities of assisted dying.

Good Luck to you, Leo Grande

classified 18 (CTBA)
Good Luck to you, Leo Grande
Fri 17 - Thu 23 June
Film
Emma Thompson stars alongside Daryl McCormack in this feel-good sex-positive comedy about a retired schoolteacher yearning for some more adventure in the bedroom.

The Omen

classified 15 Filmic 2022
The Omen
Sun 19 June 14:00
Film
The Antichrist is real in the late Richard Donner’s classic Satanic horror.
The Sound of Cinema: An Illustrated Talk
Sun 19 June 16:30
Talk
Join us for an illustrated talk exploring the wondrous and multifaceted world of film music.