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May June programme – A word from our programming team.

We are feeling cheered about the film world generally, and the British film industry in particular, based on this programme, with six high quality film debuts (four of which are British) and twelve British films in the next two months, things are looking good.

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Saffron Screen is the Talk of the Town with Monty Python Pop-Up Screening

This month, Saffron Screen will host the first of its Talk of the Town events with a rare opportunity to see Monty Python’s Life of Brian on the big screen in the splendid surroundings of Saffron Walden’s Town Hall.

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Paddington 2 Dementia-Friendly Film Screening

Saffron Screen will continue its dementia-friendly screenings in April with the glorious and much-loved Paddington 2.

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Quiz winners March 2018

Saffron Screen’s Big Film Quiz is a Hit

Huge thanks are due to everyone who came to Saffron Screen’s BIG FILM QUIZ on Saturday 10th March. We had a full house and a buzzing atmosphere, fun was had by all and we raised more than £1,100, a brilliant result to support cinema development projects.

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The Winter’s Tale Tonight

Tonight’s screening of the aptly titled The Winter’s Tale will go ahead as planned. Our satellite signal has been successfully tested this morning with the ROH and all is well.

There is currently full access to SWCHS and the surrounding main roads are clear at present.

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Generous Audience for Refugee Film

£600 was raised for charity Help Refugees at Saffron Screen last week, at a special screening of artist and director Ai Weiwei’s beautiful and moving documentary, Human Flow, which explores the global refugee crisis across 23 countries.

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Fun Film Quiz Returns!

Saffron Screen’s film-themed quiz night THE BIG FILM QUIZ is back and will be held on Saturday 10th March at the United Reformed Church Hall on Abbey Lane in Saffron Walden.

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Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer in the film THE SHAPE OF WATER. Photo Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

Awards Season at Saffron Screen!

Awards season canters along apace, with all the nominations announced. We are looking forward to the BAFTAs on Sunday 18th February and the Oscars on Sunday 4th March. You can catch many of the nominated films in the next couple of months at Saffron Screen.

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Valentine’s Day Dementia-Friendly Film Screening

Following on from two successful screenings in 2017, Saffron Screen will continue its dementia-friendly screening programme in February with the colourful musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

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Juliet Stevenson Film + Q&A

The producer of Let Me Go, a thoughtful film about four generations of women dealing with long-buried family secrets dating back to Austria in the Second World War, will visit Saffron Screen for a Q&A next month.

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