Fri 22 - Thu 28 Oct
Inspired by the real-life stories of African-American cowboys and featuring an all-star cast, director Jeymes Samuel’s feature debut is an explosive and stylish Western quite unlike any other.
Fri 22 - Thu 28 Oct
A tale of rebellion, courage and hope in patriarchal Nepal, where we follow 21-year-old Belmaya’s transformational journey as she stands up to her husband and society, and reclaims her voice through filmmaking.
Wed 27 Oct 21:00
We are super excited to welcome our monthly Deaf Conversations About Cinema screening and talk back into the building. For the first time since February 2020 we will come together in real life to meet, watch a film and talk about what we think over a drink in the bar.
Fri 29 Oct 13:00
In Venue Talk + Live stream
In this lunchtime talk, Studio Resident Camille Aubry will introduce the R&D project Live Illustration Expanded and explore how live illustration can transform physical and virtual environments and be a performance in itself.
Wed 3 Nov 20:00
For BFI Japan, Watershed is teaming up with Bristol Bad Bushido Club for a special screening of Shogun Assassin with a live score from DJ Cheeba.
Fri 5 Nov 17:00
In Venue Event + Interactive Event
First Friday is somewhere between the last meeting of the week and the first event of your weekend. It is a place to connect with someone you might not otherwise meet, and hear about stuff you didn’t already know. All are welcome - from inside and outside the city, online or in the Watershed building. Grab a drink and settle in for a short burst of serendipity and connection.
Fri 12 Nov 20:00
A moving and inspirational film from director and musician Siji Awoyinka, who travels back to Nigeria in search of the musical icons of the ‘highlife’ & ‘juju’ eras, tracing musical histories and personal stories.
Sat 13 Nov 14:00
A remarkable and otherworldly film from landlocked Lesotho. Tradition, politics and spiritual belief are at the heart of this extraordinarily powerful film.
Sat 13 Nov 17:15
This insightful documentary looks at and celebrates Mali’s musicians and how they use their extraordinary talents to bring peace and unity to a region increasingly susceptible to economic and political uncertainty.