What’s On Week Ahead

Civil War
Image from Civil War

Showing Sun 14 – Sat 20 April

Tuesday screenings are part of our Cinébites meal deal - get 30% off main dishes from our menu.

Perfect Days  (Subtitled)

Evil Does Not Exist  (Subtitled)

From Ryusuke Hamaguchi, the director of the Oscar®-winning Drive My Car, comes a drama about a community fighting to preserve its principles and the integrity of their natural world.

After Hours 

part of NYC On Film

A mild Manhattan computer worker travels to SoHo to find a ‘nice’ girl but encounters a surreal New York City nightmare.

Civil War 

Until Mon 22 Apr

An adrenaline-fuelled thrill ride through a near-future fractured America balanced on the razor's edge.

Sun 14 April

Mon 15 April

Tue 16 April

Wed 17 April

Thu 18 April

Book ticket for Civil War at 14:00, Thu 18 April (ends 16:04) (Audio Described screening.)

This is a Relaxed Screening experience.

Our relaxed screenings are designed to benefit our customers with additional needs (such as people living with dementia, autism, or other neurodivergent people and their personal assistants, friends and family) or anyone who wants to enjoy a film in a more relaxed, spacious environment. Everyone is welcome.

Book tickets

Close notice

Book ticket for Civil War at 20:10, Thu 18 April (ends 22:14) (Audio Described screening.)
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This film contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Close Your Eyes  (Subtitled)

Close Your Eyes

Phantom Parrot 

When a human rights activist refuses to give his phone passport to the police and is prosecuted, a journalist uncovers documents proving the existence of a top-secret surveillance programme, codenamed Phantom Parrot.

Followed by a panel Q&A with:

  • Muhammad Rabbani, Lead Contributor
  • Steven Lake, Producer, Phantom Parrot
  • Priyanka Raval, Author, The Bristol Cable

Producer Wednesdays

Producer Wednesdays

Until Wed 24 Apr

From 10:00 - 17:00 every Wednesday, anyone working as a Producer or in a producing role is welcome to join us in Pervasive Media Studio.

Wed 17 April

Book ticket for Producer Wednesdays at 10:00, Wed 17 April (ends 17:00) (This event is free to attend)
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Caribbean Nights: Poetry 

part of Lyra

Caribbean Nights: Poetry

A screening of the BBC’s thought-provoking 1986 Arena film Caribbean Nights: Poetry, which changed the UK's attitudes towards Caribbean poetry.

Followed by a talk with poet and editor Rishi Dastidar, 2023 TS Eliot Prize winner Anthony Joseph, Louisa Adjoa Parker, and Bristol academic Madhu Krishnan.

Helen Thomas will then read a new poem inspired by the film.

XR For Entertainment and Industries

part of Lunchtime Talks

XR For Entertainment and Industries

In this talk, Atsuhiko Yasuda will share a few of his notable projects from XOOMS Corporation.

Take part your way

Tune in, wherever you are, online (no need to book). If you want to take part in person please book in advance.

Sometimes I Think About Dying 

Fri 19 - Thu 25 April

A gentle daydream of a film about human connection through a superbly melancholic performance by Daisy Ridley.

If Only I Could Hibernate  (Subtitled)

Fri 19 - Thu 25 April

Zoljargal Purevdash chronicles a family navigating poor living conditions in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar in this heartwarming tale about the importance of education.

Opponent  (Subtitled)

Fri 19 - Thu 25 April

Director Milad Alami’s second feature uses the refugee crisis as a searing backdrop to a story about masculinity and family values.


Fri 19 - Sun 21 April

Lynne Ramsay debut feature set on a 70s Glaswegian council estate celebrates its 25th anniversary with a new 4K restoration from Park Circus.

Do the Right Thing 

part of NYC On Film

Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee’s incendiary look at race relations in America circa 1989 remains a pulsating homage to life on New York's streets.

Poetry and Technology | Film Screening

part of Lyra

Poetry Film Screening

Haus für Poesie presents a selection of the best films from the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival.

Presented by artistic director of the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival Thomas Zandgiacomo Del Bel, who will join us for a Q&A following the screening.

The screening and Q&A will both be BSL interpreted by Nikki Harris.

The screening is also available to watch via live stream.

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