Everybody Knows  15  S

Everybody Knows
Until Thu 28 Mar
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.

Border  15  S

Border
Until Tue 26 Mar
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.

Maiden  12A  

Maiden
Fri 15 - Sun 24 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.

Benjamin  15  

Benjamin
Until Thu 28 Mar
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 White Crow  12A  PS

The White Crow
Until Thu 28 Mar
Film
Dance perfection meets political defection in director Ralph Fiennes’ intoxicating account of the young life of Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War.

Us  15  

Us
Until Thu 28 Mar
Film
Jordan Peele follows up his Oscar®-winning hit Get Out with his latest horror, one of the most anticipated films of the year.

Us  15   Cinébabies

Us
Mon 25 March 11:00
Film
Jordan Peele follows up his Oscar®-winning hit Get Out with his latest horror, one of the most anticipated films of the year.

Free Solo  12A  

Free Solo
Until Sun 24 Mar
Film
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 3,200 ft face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope.

Suspiria  18  PS The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

Suspiria
Today at 12:00
Film
Thom Yorke delivers a brilliantly eerie, nape-prickling soundtrack for Luca Guadagnino's (Call Me By Your Name) 'cover version’ of Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic in this delicious, dark - and feminist - reimagining.

The Jewish influence on the British Film Industry  15  

The Jewish influence on the British Film Industry
Today at 15:00
Film
Andrew Spicer, Professor of Cultural Production at the University of the West of England talks about how Jewish exhibitors, distributors and producers have shaped the British film industry, followed by a screening of The Man Who Got Carter - a documentary about the work of independent film producer Michael Klinger.

Ana de día  15  S ¡Viva! Tour

Ana de día
Tue 26 March 17:50
Film
This directorial debut feature from Andrea Jaurrieta is a thrilling journey into the personal liberation of a woman unexpectedly expelled from her comfortable but unfulfilling life when a mysterious doppelgänger takes her place.

RAI Film Festival

RAI Film Festival
Wed 27 - Sat 30 March
Festival
The Royal Anthropological Institute returns to Bristol with a showcase of more than 60 documentaries that offer insight in how communities across the world live their lives.

At Eternity’s Gate  12A  

Eternity’s Gate
Fri 29 March - Thu 4 April
Film
Willem Dafoe delivers a shattering, Oscar®-nominated performance as Vincent van Gogh in painter and director Julian Schnabel’s (Basquiat, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) unorthodox but reverent account of the great post-impressionist painter’s troubled last days.

3 Faces  15  

3 Faces
Fri 29 March - Thu 4 April
Film
Eight years into his filmmaking ban, director Jafar Panahi (This Is Not a Film, Taxi Tehran) returns with this poignant yet playful exploration of oppression via a road trip through patriarchal rural Iran that becomes an odyssey of enlightenment.

Out of Blue  15  

Out of Blue
Fri 29 March - Thu 4 April
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.

At Eternity’s Gate  12A  

Eternity’s Gate
Fri 29 March - Thu 4 April
Film
Willem Dafoe delivers a shattering, Oscar®-nominated performance as Vincent van Gogh in painter and director Julian Schnabel’s (Basquiat, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) unorthodox but reverent account of the great post-impressionist painter’s troubled last days.

3 Faces  15  

3 Faces
Fri 29 March - Thu 4 April
Film
Eight years into his filmmaking ban, director Jafar Panahi (This Is Not a Film, Taxi Tehran) returns with this poignant yet playful exploration of oppression via a road trip through patriarchal rural Iran that becomes an odyssey of enlightenment.

Out of Blue  15  

Out of Blue
Fri 29 March - Thu 4 April
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.

Out of Blue  15   Cinébabies

Out of Blue
Mon 1 April 11:00
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.

Phantom Thread  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

Phantom Thread
Sun 31 March 12:00
Film
Jonny Greenwood’s insinuating and impressive soundtrack brought a much deserved Oscar® nomination for Best Original Score for Paul Thomas Anderson’s perverse psychological fable of unchecked ego and unhinged desire, featuring an impeccable performance from Daniel Day-Lewis.

Cinéphiles

Cinéphiles
Until Mon 1 Apr
Event
Cinéphiles is a film discussion group that meets once a month to discuss films chosen from Watershed's programme. All are welcome.

Bigger Watershed – open forum event, all welcome

Bigger Watershed – open forum event, all welcome
Tue 2 April 18:00
Talk
Please join Clare Reddington (Watershed Creative Director and CEO) to find out more about our plans for a bigger Watershed which will enable us to meet the increasing demand for what we offer.

The Sisters Brothers  15  

The Sisters Brothers
Fri 5 - Thu 11 April
Film
John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star in Jacques Audiard’s (A Prophet, Dheepan) English language debut, a subtle and darkly funny Western about the adventures of two brothers sent to kill a prospector accused of stealing from a crime boss.

Happy as Lazzaro  12A  S

Happy as Lazzaro
Fri 5 - Thu 11 April
Film
Alice Rohrwacher follows up her 2014 hit The Wonders with this kaleidoscopic magic-realist fable about modern Italy, greed and corruption.

Inside Film

Inside Film
Sat 6 April 12:30
Talk
Inspire your filmmaking, support the next steps of your career, meet industry professionals and network with other young creatives in the return of our not-to-be-missed event for 15-24 year olds.

Petra  15  S ¡Viva! Tour

Petra
Sat 6 April 14:50
Film
Auteur filmmaker Jaime Rosales softens his experimental edges with his most accessible film to date, bringing the atmosphere of Greek tragedy to contemporary Spain in this portrait of a broken family suffering the consequences of secrets, lies and violence.

The Sisters Brothers  15  

The Sisters Brothers
Fri 5 - Thu 11 April
Film
John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star in Jacques Audiard’s (A Prophet, Dheepan) English language debut, a subtle and darkly funny Western about the adventures of two brothers sent to kill a prospector accused of stealing from a crime boss.

Happy as Lazzaro  12A  S

Happy as Lazzaro
Fri 5 - Thu 11 April
Film
Alice Rohrwacher follows up her 2014 hit The Wonders with this kaleidoscopic magic-realist fable about modern Italy, greed and corruption.

Family Plot  PG   John Williams Scores

Family Plot
Sun 7 April 12:00
Film
John Williams’ landmark score for this diabolically funny suspense-comedy holds an important place in film score history, arriving just after he’d completed his iconic score for Jaws, it’s also the soundtrack to the last film ever made by the great Alfred Hitchcock.

Quién te cantará  12A  S ¡Viva! Tour

Quién te cantará
Sun 7 April 14:00
Film
When a celebrated singer forgets how to perform, one of her fans steps in to teach her how to be herself again in this twisting exploration of fame, fandom, womanhood, and shifting identities.

Alanis  18  S ¡Viva! Tour

Alanis
Tue 9 April 17:50
Film
Winner of Best Director and Best Actress at the San Sebastian International Film Festival, director Anahi Berneri’s latest masterpiece is a crackling, punchy study of a few days in the life of a young mother working as a prostitute in Buenos Aires.

Remixing the Minimalists – AV Show by DJ Cheeba Sound and Vision: VJ/DJ live performances

Remixing the Minimalists – AV Show by DJ Cheeba
Thu 11 April 22:00
Live show
Following Academy-nominated composer Haushcka’s special filmic performance on Thu 11 April, join DJ Cheeba for a free after-show in St George’s Bristol's sublime new Glass studio and Bar for a live audio visual installation on the theme of minimalism.

Wild Rose  15  

Wild Rose
Fri 12 - Thu 18 April
Film
Jessie Buckley stars in this uplifting, heartfelt drama about a Glaswegian single mum who dreams of leaving her dreary life for the bright lights of Nashville.

Mid90s  18 (CTBA)  

Mid90s
Fri 12 - Thu 18 April
Film
Jonah Hill makes his directorial debut with this spiky coming-of-age story set in 1990s Los Angeles about a teenage boy who finds his scene when he meets an eclectic group of skateboarders.

Tones, Drones and Arpeggios  12A  

Tones, Drones and Arpeggios
Sat 13 April 14:00
Film
The key attributes of minimalism, its reliance on repetition, its mesmerising transcendent qualities and innovative use of technology are explored in this two part BBC documentary, as musician Charles Hazlewood seeks out four great American minimalist composers who rebooted classical music in the 20th century.

Wild Rose  15  

Wild Rose
Fri 12 - Thu 18 April
Film
Jessie Buckley stars in this uplifting, heartfelt drama about a Glaswegian single mum who dreams of leaving her dreary life for the bright lights of Nashville.

Mid90s  18 (CTBA)  

Mid90s
Fri 12 - Thu 18 April
Film
Jonah Hill makes his directorial debut with this spiky coming-of-age story set in 1990s Los Angeles about a teenage boy who finds his scene when he meets an eclectic group of skateboarders.

The Long Goodbye  18   John Williams Scores

The Long Goodbye
Sun 14 April 12:00
Film
One of the finest films from the 1970s, Robert Altman's masterly take on Raymond Chandler's iconic final novel features Elliot Gould in laid-back form as private eye Philip Marlowe and an unusual request from its director to composer John Williams for its jazz laden score.

Wild Rose After Party with Ponchartrain

Wild Rose After Party with Ponchartrain
Wed 17 April 21:45
Performance
Join us to celebrate the release of Wild Rose - the heartfelt new drama about a Glaswegian single mum who dreams of escaping to Nashville - with a hillbilly-rockin'-cajun-twangfest slice of Americana and country from local band Ponchartrain.

Cider Celebration Launch: Free Tasting Event

Cider Celebration Launch: Free Tasting Event
Thu 18 April 18:00 - 20:00
Drop-in
Heads up Bristol - to mark this year's Cider Celebration (Mon 15 April - Sun 2 June) join us in the Café & Bar on Thu 18 April from 18:00 - 20:00 a free tasting event with local Somerset brewers Harrys Cider.

Rafiki  12A  PS

Rafiki
Fri 19 - Thu 25 April
Film
Romantic sparks fly between the daughters of two opposing politicians in Wanuri Kahiu’s neon-bright story of forbidden love. The first Kenyan film to screen at Cannes, Rafiki follows the story of two teenage girls, Kena and Ziki, whose friendship blossoms into romance.

Beth Gibbons & Gorecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs

Beth Gibbons & Gorecki’s Symphony of Sorrowful Songs
Fri 19 - Mon 22 April
Film
Trading contemporary for classical, Beth Gibbons collaborated with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra for this piece conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki.

Loro  18  S

Loro
Fri 19 - Thu 25 April
Film
Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty, Youth) skewers Italian politics with this ambitious, sexually explicit, no-holds-barred satire of the life and misfortunes of the corrupt, scandal-ridden four-term Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his inner circle.

Kraftwerk: Klassics, Kovers & Kurios AV Show by DJ Food Sound and Vision: VJ/DJ live performances

Kraftwerk: Classics, Kovers & Kurios by DJ Food
Sat 20 April 20:00
Live show
The latest show by DJ Food (Ninja Tune) mashes together the sounds and visual history of iconic electronic outfit Kraftwerk for a thrilling Filmic performance at The Cube Microplex, in this full on audio visual extravaganza.