If Beale Street Could Talk  15  

If Beale Street Could Talk
Until Thu 28 Feb
Film
Barry Jenkins follows up his Oscar®-winning Moonlight with this beautiful romance based on the James Baldwin novel of the same name.

A Private War  15  

A Private War
Until Thu 28 Feb
Film
Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts) makes his dramatic debut with this gritty and unflinching biopic of the late Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin, starring Rosamund Pike.

The Art of Vegetarian Sushi Workshop Japan Season

The Art of Vegetarian Sushi Workshop
Until Fri 22 Feb
Workshop
Join Watershed Chef (and expert Sushi Chef) Shalom in this special hands-on workshop to celebrate the Japan Foundation’s Touring Programme where you can learn the preparation, rolling and presentation of delicious vegetarian sushi.

Box of Delights - Programme 2  U  

Box of Delights - Programme 2
Until Sun 24 Feb
Shorts package
Join us this half term for a selection of award-winning animated shorts chosen by the British Animation Awards for children and their families. Programme 2 is aimed at 8-12 year olds.

War and Art Making Across Borders Lunchtime Talk

War and Art Making Across Borders
Today at 13:00
Talk
The makers of the Syrian/UK co-production, Now Is The Time To Say Nothing, discuss their four year collaboration making an interactive video & sound installation exploring the role of screens in observing global conflict.

Capernaum  15  S

Capernaum
Fri 22 Feb - Tue 5 March
Film
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes (and recently nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars®), this heartbreaking and defiant film tells the story of a poverty stricken Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the crime of giving him life.

Capernaum  15  S Cinébabies

Capernaum
Mon 25 Feb 11:00
Film
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes (and recently nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars®), this heartbreaking and defiant film tells the story of a poverty stricken Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the crime of giving him life.

Old Boys  12A  PS

Old Boys
Fri 22 - Thu 28 Feb
Film
The timeless story of Cyrano de Bergerac gets a modern twist in this fresh and vibrant teen comedy starring Alex Lawther as an awkward but imaginative pupil helping a handsome but dim-witted classmate pursue the fiery daughter of a visiting French teacher.

Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me  18 (CTBA)  

Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me
Fri 22 - Thu 28 Feb
Film
The extraordinary untold story of Teddy Pendergrass, who was poised to be the greatest soul singer of all time, until an untimely accident changed his life forever.

Moonlight  15   Barry Jenkins Brunches

Moonlight
Sun 24 Feb 12:00
Film
An exquisite coming of age drama, Barry Jenkins' Oscar® winning masterpiece chronicles the life of a gay black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in Miami.

Yurigokoro  18  S Japan Season

Yurigokoro
Sun 24 Feb 13:40
Film
A young man discovers a serial killer’s journal after his fiancée goes missing in this brutal and captivating thriller.

Tonight at the Movies  PG  S Japan Season

Tonight at the Movies
Mon 25 Feb 17:50
Film
An avid film fan develops an unusual relationship with a beautiful princess who steps out of her monochrome movie screen and into his multi-coloured world in this fantastical and charming love story.

Roma  15  S

Roma
Mon 25 - Tue 26 Feb
Film
The most personal project to date from Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men, Y Tu Mama Tambien), Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City.

Winter Residency Artists' Showcase

Winter Residency Artists' Showcase
Tue 26 Feb 18:00
Event
Join us for a special Showcase event to experience the new work developed by Pervasive Media Studio’s fantastic Winter Artists in Residence: Victoria Melody, Magz Hall and Javaad Alipoor.

Capernaum  15  S

Capernaum
Fri 22 Feb - Tue 5 March
Film
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes (and recently nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars®), this heartbreaking and defiant film tells the story of a poverty stricken Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the crime of giving him life.

Foxtrot  15  S

Foxtrot
Fri 1 - Thu 7 March
Film
Director Samuel Maoz (Lebanon) inspects the bitter absurdities of war and the impact it has on people with this intelligent dark comedy about a troubled family who are forced to confront difficult truths when they receive shocking news from their son's military post.

Foxtrot  15  S Cinébabies

Foxtrot
Mon 4 March 11:00
Film
Director Samuel Maoz (Lebanon) inspects the bitter absurdities of war and the impact it has on people with this intelligent dark comedy about a troubled family who are forced to confront difficult truths when they receive shocking news from their son's military post.

The Hole in the Ground  15  

The Hole in the Ground
Fri 1 - Thu 7 March
Film
Things go bump in the night and then some in this clanking, crashing, screeching Irish horror about a woman whose son’s behaviour unnervingly alters after finding a sinkhole in the forest near their house.

Sauvage  18  S

Sauvage
Fri 1 - Sun 3 March
Film
Félix Maritaud stars as a 22-year-old gay sex worker longing for a deeper connection in Camille Vidal-Naquet’s passionate and tender feature debut.

We Need to Talk About Kevin  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Sun 3 March 12:00
Film
Jonny Greenwood mixed blues and pop numbers with his muted score for Lynne Ramsay’s exquisite adaptation of Lionel Shriver's bestselling novel about a mother left shattered in the wake of her teenage son’s tragic act of rebellion.

Of Love and Law  18 (CTBA)  S

Of Love and Law
Mon 4 - Wed 6 March
Film
In her debut feature documentary, Hikaru Toda shines a spotlight on the hidden side of Japanese society, highlighting the diverse human-rights work done by the country's first LGBT law firm.

Cinéphiles

Cinéphiles
Until Mon 4 Mar
Event
Cinéphiles is a film discussion group that meets once a month to discuss films chosen from Watershed's programme. All are welcome.

OK Composer – Radiohead Inspired AV Show by DJ Cheeba Sound and Vision: VJ/DJ live performances

OK Composer – Radiohead AV Show by DJ Cheeba
Wed 6 March 21:00
Live show
Inspired by Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke’s celebrated excursion into the field of film scoring, join us in Watershed’s Café & Bar for a free, one-time only, show by one of Bristol’s pioneering AV performers DJ Cheeba, as he digs through Radiohead’s extended musical back catalogue accompanied by breathtaking synchronised visuals.

Preview: Maiden + Satellite Q&A  12A  

Preview: Maiden + Satellite Q&A
Thu 7 March 18:00
Film
This rousing, feminist adventure documentary chronicles the epic journey of Tracy Edwards – a woman who dared to make waves and became the skipper of the first all-female sailing crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race.

Making Mechanical Techno Lunchtime Talk

Making Mechanical Techno
Fri 8 March 13:00
Talk
For this special talk we are joined by Submerge Festival Performer and Artist, Graham Dunning. Dunning will present & demo his latest work, 'Mechanical Techno', with an opportunity to interact with the demo afterwards.

Everybody Knows  18 (CTBA)  PS

Everybody Knows
Fri 8 - Thu 14 March
Film
Oscar®-winning director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation, The Salesman) returns with his starriest cast yet (including Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, and Ricardo Darín) in this engrossing Spanish-set mystery thriller.

The Kindergarten Teacher  12A  

The Kindergarten Teacher
Fri 8 - Thu 14 March
Film
Maggie Gyllenhaal gives the performance of her career as Lisa, a bored kindergarten teacher who becomes fascinated by a five-year-old's budding poetic genius, but her determination to nurture it sets her on a dangerous - and desperate - path.

The Kindergarten Teacher  12A   Cinébabies

The Kindergarten Teacher
Mon 11 March 11:00
Film
Maggie Gyllenhaal gives the performance of her career as Lisa, a bored kindergarten teacher who becomes fascinated by a five-year-old's budding poetic genius, but her determination to nurture it sets her on a dangerous - and desperate - path.

Border  15  S

Border
Fri 8 - Thu 14 March
Film
Based on a novel by Let The Right One In author John Ajvide Lindqvist, this genre-defying, Cannes award-winning Scandinavian fantasy takes a curious look at the boundaries of human/inhuman, right/wrong, duty/desire and male/female.

Ray and Liz  18 (CTBA)  

Ray and Liz
Fri 8 - Thu 14 March
Film
Celebrated British photographer Richard Billingham’s BAFTA kitchen sink drama is an intricate family portrait inspired in part by his own memories and his successful series of candid photographs depicting his family in their council flat outside Birmingham during the Thatcher era.

Inherent Vice  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

Inherent Vice
Sun 10 March 12:00
Film
Following their collaborations on There Will Be Blood and The Master, Jonny Greenwood penned a lighter-hearted, more free-wheeling soundtrack for Paul Thomas Anderson’s wild adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s cult novel - a groovy, funny mystery set in 1970 drug-fuelled Los Angeles, during the dying days of free love.

Deaf Conversations About Cinema: Everybody Knows

Everybody Knows
Mon 11 March 20:00
Talk
Following an early evening DS screening of Everybody Knows please join us for Deaf Conversations About Cinema, an informal discussion about the themes of the film in the Café & Bar featuring simultaneous British Sign Language interpretation.

Preview: Benjamin + Q&A with Director Simon Amstell  15  

Preview: Benjamin + Q&A with Director Simon Amstell
Tue 12 March 20:10
Film
Comedian and writer Simon Amstell brings us his hilarious and heartfelt feature debut about a young filmmaker thrown into emotional turmoil by a flourishing romance and the premiere of his second feature film.

Why Nothing We Do Online will Exist After We Die and That's Ok Lunchtime Talk

Why Nothing We Do Online will Exist After We Die and That's Ok
Fri 15 March 13:00
Talk
Dr John Troyer, the Director of the Centre for Death and Society at the University of Bath, joins us to discuss the future of human death and how it has become increasingly bound to digital technology and the internet.

Maiden  12A  

Maiden
Fri 15 - Thu 21 March
Film
This rousing, feminist adventure documentary chronicles the epic journey of Tracy Edwards – a woman who dared to make waves and become the skipper of the first all-female sailing crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race.

Maiden  12A   Cinébabies

Maiden
Mon 18 March 11:00
Film
This rousing, feminist adventure documentary chronicles the epic journey of Tracy Edwards – a woman who dared to make waves and become the skipper of the first all-female sailing crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race.

Girl  15  S

Girl
Fri 15 - Thu 21 March
Film
Lukas Dhont's acclaimed debut won the best first feature award at Cannes for this intimate portrait about a teenage trans girl who aspires to become a ballerina.

Benjamin  15  

Benjamin
Fri 15 - Thu 21 March
Film
Comedian and writer Simon Amstell brings us his hilarious and heartfelt feature debut about a young filmmaker thrown into emotional turmoil by a flourishing romance and the premiere of his second feature film.

The Wife + introduction with composer Jocelyn Pook  15  

The Wife + introduction with composer Jocylyn Pook
Sat 16 March 14:00
Film
Glenn Close gives a truly masterful performance as a woman who has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to support those of her husband - until long-kept secrets are threatened to be exposed...

You Were Never Really Here  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

You Were Never Really Here
Sun 17 March 12:00
Film
Diverse and dissonant, Jonny Greenwood’s beat heavy score evokes an eerie, bruised mood in this brilliantly executed minimalist noir starring Joaquin Phoenix as a gun-for-hire who specialises in saving victims from child sex rings, from director Lynne Ramsay.

Design is a Role of Citizenship Lunchtime Talk

Design is a role of citizenship
Sun 17 March 13:00
Talk
For this talk we are joined by Robin Howie the Creative Director of Fieldwork Facility, a design studio for uncharted territories. Robin will discuss the attitude and ideology it takes to run a studio like Fieldwork Facility.

Preview: Out of Blue + Director's Q&A  18 (CTBA)  

Preview: Out of the Blue with Director Q&A
Tue 19 March 18:00
Film
Patricia Clarkson stars as a New Orleans detective trying to solve a murder mystery in director Carol Morley's unmissable adaptation of Martin Amis' novel Night Train.