Peterloo 12A

Film Peterloo

Until Thu 22 Nov

Mike Leigh is at the pinnacle of his powers depicting a rousing tale of working class uprising and its violent suppression in Manchester in 1819, in a clash that would fundamentally change Britain forever.

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Widows 15

Film Widows

Until Thu 22 Nov

From Oscar®-winning director Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave) and writer Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) comes this stark yet ferociously entertaining heist thriller about four women who refuse to submit to their circumstances when left with the consequences of their dead husbands' crimes.

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Wildlife 12A

Film Wildlife

Until Thu 22 Nov

Actor Paul Dano makes an impressive directorial debut with this elegant 1960s-set melodrama, an adaptation of the Richard Ford novel starring Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal as a couple on the rocks.

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Suspiria 18

Film Suspiria

Until Thu 22 Nov

Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name) pays homage (he doesn't consider it a remake - he prefers the term 'cover version'!) to Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic with this delicious, dark - and feminist - reimagining.

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Suspiria 18 Cinébabies

Film Suspiria

Mon 19 Nov 11:00

Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

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Waru 15 (PS)

Film Waru

Until Thu 22 Nov

Nine groundbreaking female Māori film-makers come together to tell the tragic tale of a young boy who died at the hands of his caregiver.

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The German Sisters 18 (CTBA) (S) Margarethe von Trotta

Film The German Sisters

Mon 19 Nov 18:00

Two sisters take diverging paths to emancipation in this prescient and intimate story of Germany. Based on the real life story of the Enslein sisters, this is justly considered one of the classics of New German Cinema.

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Deaf Conversations About Cinema: Widows

Talk Widows

Mon 19 Nov 20:00

Following an early evening DS screening of Widows please join us for Deaf Conversations About Cinema, an informal discussion about the themes of the film in the Café/Bar featuring simultaneous BSL (British Sign Language) interpretation.

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WITCiH at We The Curious

Event WITCHiH at We The Curious

Thu 22 Nov 18:30

WITCiH is proud to present 'The State of Gender?' at We The Curious - an evening of music, performance and workshops celebrating creative technology and the women that use it.

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Figuring: Exploring bodies, materiality and touch in a multi-person Virtual Reality framework Lunchtime Talk

Talk Figuring: Exploring bodies, materiality and touch in a multi-person Virtual Reality framework

Fri 23 Nov 13:00

In this Lunchtime Talk Studio Resident Lisa May Thomas joins us to discuss The Figuring Project, which brings together artistic, scientific, and technological expertise and practices & asks, what happens to our bodies in a simulated virtual world?

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Shoplifters 18 (CTBA) (S)

Film Shoplifters

Fri 23 - Thu 29 Nov

Hirokazu Kore-eda (Still Walking, Life Father Like Son) returns with this Palme d'Or-winning masterpiece about the forces holding a struggling family together on the outskirts of Tokyo.

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Assassination Nation 18

Film Assassination Nation

Fri 23 - Thu 29 Nov

A bloody, funny and thought-provoking attack on American misogyny, this social media-and-sexism satire follows a group of high schoolers negotiating mayhem and murder after a data leak.

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Hitchcock and Cary Grant: "The Only Actor I Ever Loved"

Talk Hitchcock and Cary Grant:

Sat 24 Nov 10:00

In this event Mark Glancy and Kathrina Glitre give illustrated talks exploring Cary Grant’s 20-year collaboration with Alfred Hitchcock, which led to some of their best and most iconic work. The talks will be followed by a Q&A and discussion chaired by broadcaster and writer Matthew Sweet.

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Suspicion + Panel Discussion PG

Film Suspicion + Panel Discussion

Sat 24 Nov 11:30

Don't miss this opportunity to see Hitchcock’s assured romantic thriller on the big screen, followed by a panel discussion with Cary Grant experts Mark Glancy and Kathrina Glitre, chaired by Matthew Sweet.

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The Love Witch 15 Reclaiming the Witch

Film The Love Witch

Sat 24 Nov 14:00

A spellbinding homage to 1970s sexploitation films and technicolour melodramas of the 1960s.

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The Witches of Eastwick 18 Reclaiming the Witch

Film The Witches of Eastwick

Sat 24 Nov 17:00

Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon team up to dabble in magic and plot their escape from a devilish stranger (Jack Nicholson) in this gloriously camp exploration of gender politics.

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Shoplifters 18 (CTBA) (S)

Film Shoplifters

Fri 23 - Thu 29 Nov

Hirokazu Kore-eda (Still Walking, Life Father Like Son) returns with this Palme d'Or-winning masterpiece about the forces holding a struggling family together on the outskirts of Tokyo.

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Shoplifters 18 (CTBA) (S) Cinébabies

Film Shoplifters

Mon 26 Nov 11:00

Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

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Assassination Nation 18

Film Assassination Nation

Fri 23 - Thu 29 Nov

A bloody, funny and thought-provoking attack on American misogyny, this social media-and-sexism satire follows a group of high schoolers negotiating mayhem and murder after a data leak.

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Bell, Book and Candle U Reclaiming the Witch

Film Bell, Book and Candle

Sun 25 Nov 12:00

Following the success of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, Kim Novak and James Stewart team up again in this wonderfully wicked alternative to a white Christmas with a bit of the ol’ black magic.

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Happy New Year Colin Burstead + Ben Wheatley Q&A 18 (CTBA)

Film Happy New Year Colin Burstead

Sun 25 Nov 18:00

A pared-down approach reveals a quieter side to Ben Wheatley’s prodigious talent in this poignantly funny and razor-sharp observation of English family dysfunction.

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Rosa Luxemburg PG (S) Margarethe von Trotta

Film Rosa Luxemburg

Mon 26 Nov 17:40

Margarethe von Trotta’s remarkable biopic of one of the most fascinating figures in modern European political history - Marxist revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg

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Virtual Reality Masters class with Verity McIntosh Lunchtime Talk

Talk Virtual Reality Masters class with Verity McIntosh

Fri 30 Nov 13:00

In this Lunchtime Talk Verity McIntosh, Producer and Senior Lecturer in Virtual and Extended Realities at UWE Bristol will be giving us a special preview of the brand-new MA in Virtual Reality, one of the first anywhere in the world, launching next January at UWE Bristol.

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Disobedience 15

Film Disobedience

Fri 30 Nov - Thu 6 Dec

Sebastián Lelio makes his English-language debut with this powerful exploration of faith, sexuality and freedom told through the passionate love story between two women in London's Orthodox Jewish community.

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The Wild Pear Tree 18 (CTBA) (S)

Film The Wild Pear Tree

Fri 30 Nov - Thu 6 Dec

In this impressive new work by Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, Winter Sleep), an aspiring writer reluctantly returns home to raise money in order to realise his artistic ambition, only to reckon with the shadow of his father’s past.

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Disobedience 15

Film Disobedience

Fri 30 Nov - Thu 6 Dec

Sebastián Lelio makes his English-language debut with this powerful exploration of faith, sexuality and freedom told through the passionate love story between two women in London's Orthodox Jewish community.

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Disobedience 15 Cinébabies

Film Disobedience

Mon 3 Dec 11:00

Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

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The Wild Pear Tree 18 (CTBA) (S)

Film The Wild Pear Tree

Fri 30 Nov - Thu 6 Dec

In this impressive new work by Turkish master Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, Winter Sleep), an aspiring writer reluctantly returns home to raise money in order to realise his artistic ambition, only to reckon with the shadow of his father’s past.

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Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown 15 (S) Comedy Genius

Film Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Sun 2 Dec 12:00

Melding melodrama with screwball farce, this hilarious study of sexual mores was Pedro Almodóvar’s international breakthrough, securing his place at the vanguard of modern Spanish cinema.

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Ripples of Remembered Time in the Films of Terence Davies Terence Davies Season

Talk Ripples of Remembered Time in the Films of Terence Davies

Sun 2 Dec 14:30

To celebrate our Terence Davies season join us for an illustrated talk on Davies and his work, as we dig deeper into his cinematic explorations of the intersections between class, gender and social codes, and the unexpected ripples of remembered time.

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The Image Book 18 (CTBA) (S) French Film Festival On Tour

Film The Image Book

Sun 2 Dec 17:20

Legendary Swiss film-maker Jean-Luc Godard brings this kaleidoscopic visual essay exploring the state of the modern world.

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The Terence Davies Trilogy 15 Terence Davies Season

Film The Terence Davies Trilogy

Mon 3 - Tue 4 Dec

Over the course of three short films, we witness the emergence of Davies' singular talent and style, the refinement of his technique, and a director growing in confidence, soon to become feted as British cinema's greatest film poet.

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Cinéphiles

Event Cinéphiles

Until Mon 3 Dec

Cinéphiles is a film discussion group that meets once a month to discuss films chosen from Watershed's programme. All are welcome.

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Wall + Q&A with David Hare 15 Palestine Film Festival

Film Wall + Q&A with David Hare

Thu 6 Dec 18:30

A feature-length animated film written by and starring well regarded British playwright and Oscar® nominee David Hare.

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Sorry to Bother You 15

Film Sorry to Bother You

Fri 7 - Thu 20 Dec

Musician and activist Boots Riley makes an incredible debut with this breathlessly inventive and funny fantastical satire about a black telemarketer who uses his 'white voice' to get a promotion in a horrible corporation.

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Anna and the Apocalypse 15

Film Anna and the Apocalypse

Fri 7 - Thu 13 Dec

Sink your teeth into some gleeful gore this Christmas with this hilarious zombie apocalypse film – complete with foot tapping musical numbers.

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Three Identical Strangers 12A

Film Three Identical Strangers

Fri 7 - Thu 13 Dec

The astonishing true story of three 19-year-old men who make the chance discovery that they were identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents - but then later go on to uncover an extraordinary, disturbing secret about their unique situation.

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The Reports on Sarah and Saleem + Q&A 18 (CTBA) (S) Palestine Film Festival

Film Reports on Sarah and Saleem

Fri 7 Dec 20:30

The extra-marital affair between a Palestinian man and an Israeli woman has political consequences in this taut psychosocial drama.

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The Insult 15 (S) Palestine Film Festival

Film The Insult

Sat 8 Dec 17:30

The Insult is ultimately a plea for empathy, forgiveness and peace – showing us that even in the most hostile of situations, with all of our prejudices, we're still in this together.

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Sorry to Bother You 15

Film Sorry to Bother You

Fri 7 - Thu 20 Dec

Musician and activist Boots Riley makes an incredible debut with this breathlessly inventive and funny fantastical satire about a black telemarketer who uses his 'white voice' to get a promotion in a horrible corporation.

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Sorry to Bother You 15 Cinébabies

Film Sorry to Bother You

Mon 10 Dec 11:00

Cinébabies is our weekly daytime screening of one of the current films in the programme specifically for parents/carers with babies under 12 months.

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Anna and the Apocalypse 15

Film Anna and the Apocalypse

Fri 7 - Thu 13 Dec

Sink your teeth into some gleeful gore this Christmas with this hilarious zombie apocalypse film – complete with foot tapping musical numbers.

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Three Identical Strangers 12A

Film Three Identical Strangers

Fri 7 - Thu 13 Dec

The astonishing true story of three 19-year-old men who make the chance discovery that they were identical triplets, separated at birth and adopted to different parents - but then later go on to uncover an extraordinary, disturbing secret about their unique situation.

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Sidewalk Stories 15 Comedy Genius

Film Sidewalk Stories

Sun 9 Dec 12:00

A homage to Chaplin’s The Kid and arriving 20 years before The Artist, Charles Lane’s hilarious and near-silent black and white comedy has all the elements of the greatsilent comedies: physical grace, perfect timing and sly social commentary.

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Killing Gaza + Q&A 18 (CTBA) (S) Palestine Film Festival

Film Killing Gaza

Sun 9 Dec 14:40

Independent journalists Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen documented Israel’s 2014 assault on Gaza during the war, and chronicled its horrific aftermath.

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What Walaa Wants 15 (S) Palestine Film Festival

Film What Walaa Wants

Sun 9 Dec 17:40

This intimate documentary follows Walaa from aged 15 to 21, revealing her exuberant energy and is the first-ever look inside the Palestinian police academy.

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Distant Voices, Still Lives 15 Terence Davies Season

Film Distant Voices, Still Lives

Mon 10 - Tue 11 Dec

Thirty years after its initial release, one of the most acclaimed films in British cinema history returns to the big screen in a new digital restoration.

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Preview: Free Solo + Satellite Q&A 12A Sold Out

Film Preview: Free Solo + Q&A

Tue 11 Dec 20:30

One of climbing’s most extraordinary feats is captured in this stunning, scary and unflinching documentary about free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream of climbing the face of the El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope. Followed by a live Satellite Q&A.

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At War 15 (S) French Film Festival On Tour

Film At War

Thu 13 Dec 17:40

Following Cannes winner The Measure of a Man, director Stéphane Brizé and actor Vincent Lindon come together once again for this noisy and impassioned story of a workforce that fight back when the factory they were promised job security from closes down.

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9 to 5 15

Film 9 to 5

Fri 14 - Sun 16 Dec

In this a classic feminist comedy that was decades ahead of its time, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton star as three women who, sick of their egotistical, sexist manager, seek to change their all-female workplace for good.

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Lizzie 15

Film Lizzie

Fri 14 - Thu 20 Dec

Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart star in this gripping feminist interpretation of the 1892 Lizzie Borden murders.

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The House That Jack Built 18 (PS)

Film The House That Jack Built

Fri 14 - Thu 20 Dec

The enfant terrible of arthouse cinema Lars von Trier (Nymphomaniac, Antichrist) returns with his most provocative work to date in this nasty, confrontational and highly divisive serial killer thriller starring Matt Dillon.

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Mrs Hyde 15 (S) French Film Festival On Tour

Film Mrs Hyde

Fri 14 Dec 20:20

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll. And Mr. Hyde gets an eccentric French update in this amusing tale of a woman who develops a dangerous nocturnal alter-ego, starring Golden Globe winner Isabelle Huppert.

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Woman Up! 15 (S) French Film Festival On Tour

Film Woman Up!

Sat 15 Dec 17:30

A successful business woman tries to smash through the glass ceiling in this suspenseful and lively drama exploring the status of women in France’s corporate world.

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