£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.Read more →
Feel Good Films Fill The Square!
Last Sunday, 28th May, 700 people gathered in Saffron Walden’s Market Square to watch films for free.
Hosted by Saffron Screen, Saffron Walden Town Council and the Town Team and generously sponsored by Audley End Miniature Railway, Cinema in the Square was a big success on Sunday with audiences ignoring the temperamental British weather for the shared experience of watching films for free in front the beautifully refurbished Town Hall.READ MORE
Claim a free hot drink in May & June
This May and June, Saffron Screen will take audiences on a journey through the 20th century with brand new films set in iconic decades from the 1920s to the 1980s and cinema-goers can claim a FREE HOT DRINK if they were born in the same decade as the film is set!READ MORE
Gertrude Bell Film & Q&A
On Monday 29th May Letters from Baghdad, a fascinating documentary about the extraordinary life of English writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell (the female Lawrence of Arabia), will be shown at Saffron Screen and followed by a Q&A with one of the film’s contributors and local resident, Joan Porter MacIver.READ MORE
Changes at Your Community Cinema
Last month, not-for-profit community cinema Saffron Screen was visited by an industry expert from the British Film Institute Film Audience Network, who conducted a review of the cinema’s key functions and offered advice on how it might continue to do well in a challenging environment.READ MORE