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A weekend mini-festival presenting exciting, new curated film programmes alongside new long-form work, discursive events, and more.

Parallel features exclusive previews, artist Q&As, brand new programmes of archive material and seminars with top industry figures.

The weekend includes screenings of new commissions by Corin Sworn, Margaret Salmon, Gabriel Abrantes, Naeem Mohaiemen, Ben Rivers and Dora García.

Tickets available:

Weekend Pass: £25 / £20 conc

Day Pass: £13 / £11 conc

Single Event: £6 / £4 conc




7.30pm – Preview: La Giubba   + Corin Sworn Q&A 

7pm onwards: BEEF Members Show Private view + party. BEEF, Portland Square, Bristol


10am – Films + talk: New Natural History

12pm – Guest programme: Before and After Selfies + Q&A with curator Herb Shellenberger

3pm – Guest programme: Conversation + Q&A with curators Peter Todd & Ute Aurand

5pm – Preview: The Artists Cinema 2016 + Q&A with Margaret Salmon & Corin Sworn

8pm – Preview: Ben Rivers The Sky Tremble


10am – Film programme: Soil is History, Open Forum: First-Person Plural

12pm – Guest programme: I See it Feelingly + Q&A with curator Amy Budd

2pm – Cadenza + Beatrice Gibson 

4pm – Preview: The Host + Q&A with director Miranda Pennell

6pm – Preview: Arabian Nights Vol 1

Please Note, this screening will take place at Watershed.

Organised by the Independent Cinema Office in partnership with LUX.