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Rocks

Rocks

 Classified 12A  

Thu 24 Sept - Thu 8 Oct

Uniquely crafted by a majority female creative team in collaboration with mostly first-time actors, Rocks is a vibrant and engaging portrait of girlhood, resilience and growing up in London.

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Tomorrow – Thu 24 Sept

Plan your journey to Watershed and book a table in our Café & Bar for food or drink. Event buttons now display the start and end time of each performance.

Fri 25 Sept

Plan your journey to Watershed and book a table in our Café & Bar for food or drink. Event buttons now display the start and end time of each performance.

Sat 26 Sept

Plan your journey to Watershed and book a table in our Café & Bar for food or drink. Event buttons now display the start and end time of each performance.

Sun 27 Sept

Plan your journey to Watershed and book a table in our Café & Bar for food or drink. Event buttons now display the start and end time of each performance.

Mon 28 Sept

Plan your journey to Watershed and book a table in our Café & Bar for food or drink. Event buttons now display the start and end time of each performance.

19:30 - 21:15 (DS)Tickets are not available to purchase for this time.
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Audio Description
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Dubbed
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Descriptive Subtitling
Intro
Introductory Talk
QA
Q&A Session
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Recorded
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Subtitled
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Partially Subtitled
Times TBC
To be confirmed
CTBA
Certificate to be announced

Coming up

Away

 Classified 
Away
Thu 24 - Sat 26 Sept
Film
After a mysterious crash landing, a young boy travels across an exotic island on a motorcycle, trying to escape a dark spirit and return home.

Babyteeth

 Classified 15 
Babyteeth
Thu 24 Sept - Thu 1 Oct
Film
A seriously ill teenager’s romance with a smalltime drug dealer unleashes a new lust for life in this classy debut from director Shannon Murphy.

Memories of Murder

 Classified 15  S  
Memories of Murder
Thu 24 Sept - Thu 1 Oct
Film
Inspired by true events, Bong Joon Ho’s (the Oscar®-winning director of Parasite) haunting sophomore feature follows two vastly different detectives in a small province of South Korea in 1986 who are eager to catch a brutal serial killer roaming the streets.
Lunchtime Talk: Localising the Internet - 3 Perspectives on Digital Placemaking
Streaming on Fri 25 Sept 13:00
Live stream
Watershed’s Research team is taking over Lunchtime Talks this September. This week we welcome Bristol & Bath Creative R+D Digital Placemaking Fellows Roseanna Dias, Stephen Hilton & Mike Rawlinson.
Depict 2020: Lockdown Watchalong
Streaming on Sat 26 Sept 14:00
Live stream
Join BFI NETWORK South West Talent Executive Alix Taylor for a Watchalong of Depict's Lockdown selection - a chance to watch the films collectively and get to know some of the talent behind the films. 

Proxima

 Classified 12A  PS  
Proxima
Sat 26 Sept - Thu 1 Oct
Film
Sarah (Eva Green), an astronaut and mother, grapples with her commitment to her daughter as she undergoes gruelling physical training for a one-year stint in space in this epic and emotionally charged new drama.
Preview: Rocks + Q&A
Streaming on Mon 28 Sept 19:30
Live stream
At this month's online film discussion event for Deaf and hearing audience we will be discussing Rocks a vibrant and engaging portrait of girlhood, resilience and growing up in London. The discussion will feature BSL interpretation throughout.
Lunchtime Talk: Data Poetics
Streaming on Fri 2 Oct 13:00
Live stream
We're delighted to welcome Artist Naho Matsuda as part of Control Shift - a 3 week programme exploring ways to reframe and rethink our relationships with technology, for this lunchtime talk.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

 Classified 12A  PS  
Capital in the 21ST Century
Fri 2 - Sun 4 Oct
Film
Based on one the most groundbreaking and powerful books of our time by economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies worldwide and landed Piketty on Time's list of most influential people), this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power.

Miss Juneteenth

 Classified 15 
Miss Juneteenth
Fri 2 - Thu 15 Oct
Film
A beauty queen and single mum Turquoise Jones (Nicole Beharie) prepares her rebellious teenage daughter to follow in her footsteps for the "Miss Juneteenth" pageant.

Eternal Beauty

 Classified 15 
Eternal Beauty
Fri 2 - Sat 10 Oct
Film
When June is rejected by life, she spirals into a chaotic, schizophrenic world, where love and normality collide with humorous consequences.

Herself

 Classified 15  BFI London Film Festival
Herself
Thu 8 Oct 18:40, 19:00, 19:30
Film
Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!) reunites with her all-female Shakespeare collaborators, Clare Dunne and Harriet Walter, for a stirring drama about a woman who refuses to be broken.

Rialto

 Classified 15 
Rialto
Fri 9 - Thu 15 Oct
Film
A middle-aged family man undergoes a crisis of masculinity and sexuality in Peter Mackie Burns' brilliantly performed Dublin-based drama.

Shirley

 Classified 15  BFI London Film Festival
Shirley
Fri 9 Oct 18:30, 19:20
Film
Going nowhere with a novel about the disappearance of a local girl, writer Shirley Jackson gets the inspiration she needs when two young newlyweds come to stay.

Mogul Mowgli

 Classified 15  BFI London Film Festival
Mogul Mowgli
Sat 10 Oct 18:40, 19:20
Film
Bassam Tariq’s visceral directorial debut, co-written with Riz Ahmed, finds a British-Pakistani rapper’s life spiralling out of control when, on the cusp of success, he succumbs to a debilitating illness.

Time

 Classified 15  BFI London Film Festival
Time
Sun 11 Oct 14:00, 14:50
Film
Enduring love and social justice lie at the heart of this poignant documentary about a single mother’s battle for the release of her incarcerated husband.

Soul

 Classified PG  BFI London Film Festival
Soul
Sun 11 Oct 17:30, 18:00, 18:20
Film
Pete Docter writes and directs his first Pixar film since Inside Out. And this time he wonders where our core essence comes from.

After Love

 Classified 15  PS   BFI London Film Festival
After Love
Thu 15 Oct 15:20, 15:40
Film
In this knockout feature debut from BAFTA-nominated short filmmaker Aleem Khan, Joanna Scanlan is superb as a woman left reeling upon discovering her late husband’s secrets.

Another Round

 Classified 15  S   BFI London Film Festival
Another Round
Thu 15 Oct 18:30, 19:00
Film
Mads Mikkelsen reunites with Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt) in this spirited and thought-provoking drama that asks if a regular tipple is the key to unlocking the best version of yourself.

I am Greta

 Classified 18 (CTBA)  PS  
I am Greta
Fri 16 - Thu 22 Oct
Film
The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, never-before-seen footage in this documentary following her rise to prominence and her global impact as she sparks school strikes and protests around the world.

Nomadland

 Classified 15  BFI London Film Festival
Nomadland
Fri 16 Oct 18:40, 19:00, 19:20
Film
Frances McDormand illuminates Chloé Zhao’s follow up to The Rider, a humane and lyrical film about people living on the road in the American West.

Ammonite

 Classified 15  BFI London Film Festival
Ammonite
Sat 17 Oct 18:40, 19:00, 19:20
Film
Francis Lee follows up God’s Own Country with a film that is every bit as immersive, tactile and emotionally powerful, aided by the devastatingly good Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.

David Byrne's American Utopia

 Classified 15  BFI London Film Festival
David Byrne's American Utopia
Sun 18 Oct 18:40, 19:00, 19:20
Film
Imagine if you could be front row, onstage even, for one of the most electrifying performances of David Byrne’s career? This must be the place.

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