25 Jul 2018

A programme celebrating women’s stories on camera is taking place this weekend as part of Cinema Rediscovered. The ten events in the programme celebrate the talents of ten different filmmakers discovering their identities and searching for a place in the world that wasn’t always ready for them. The programme…

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21 Jul 2018

Today would be the 67th birthday of comedy acting legend Robin Williams. Born in 1951, Williams’ performances in films including Aladdin, Mrs. Doubtfire and Jumanji secured his reputation as a favourite amongst children and adults alike, and his roles in films including Good Will Hunting and Dead Poets Society awarded him widespread critical acclaim. Williams received…

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18 Jul 2018

From the 26th-27th July, enjoy a range of classic films that have been expertly restored ahead of cinema re-release at Bristol’s Watershed. The series also screens lost films that have been rediscovered, and original screened at Il Cinema Ritovato in Bologna. This year, enjoy films including an award-winning adaptation of…

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16 Jul 2018
Die-Hard

Today is the 30th anniversary of Die Hard’s release. Despite its summer release date, the film, starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman, has gained a reputation as one of the ‘best Christmas movies of all time’. John Mclane (Willis), an NYPD cop, arrives in LA on Christmas Eve to reconcile…

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09 Jul 2018

This summer, celebrate the fantastic achievements of the women around us, doing extraordinary things, with the Women’s Adventure Film Tour. This is the tour’s first time in the UK, having launched in Australia in 2017 and enjoying a successful tour at locations around Asia. Each screening includes 10 inspirational…

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06 Jul 2018

Today is the 72nd birthday of silver screen legend Sylvester Stallone. Sly’s career has spanned nearly fifty years, with his iconic performances as Rocky Balboa undoubtedly a highlight. Stallone became the third man in history to be nominated for both Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor for the same…

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03 Jul 2018

Queer Vision, the Bristol Pride Film Festival, is currently running at Watershed, screening a diverse programme of LGBT+ films from around the world. Catch everything from independent feature films to animated shorts between 29th June – 11th July. The aim of Queer Vision is to widen engagement and increase…

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02 Jul 2018

Bristol Film Festival’s summer season is over – we’re taking a short break from film screenings now until the Autumn, when we will be returning with a jam-packed calendar of pop-up cinema, in some of Bristol’s most exciting venues. If you’re looking for somewhere else to get your cinema…

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28 Jun 2018

Today marks the  92nd birthday of actor, comedian and director Mel Brooks. Brooks was born in New York City. He is best known for his directing roles in the 1970s, including The Producers, Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles. He is one of the few people to have won an Oscar, an Emmy and…

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27 Jun 2018

Last night saw an enthusiastic audience put their singing voices to good use at our singalong screening of Grease!  Our audience put the original cast to shame as they belted out classics including Summer Nights, You’re The One That I Want and We Go Together. It was a perfect way to celebrate the…

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