Feb: Hosted Discussions

We’re hosting discussions after a couple of brilliant new films February. The first will follow Jojo Rabbit, which is writer-director Taika Waititi’s anti-hate satire set in Germany during the Second World War.


Blog: Talking About The 2020 Awards Season

Last Tuesday’s BAFTA awards nominations were an underwhelming disappointment – very white, very male, and very much in thrall to the Hollywood studios and the places where the Oscars are likely to go.


Need a New Years resolution? Gift Aid It!

Support your local, not-for-profit cinema this year and purchase Saffron Screen Gift Aid Tickets.

Saffron Screen customers are now able to purchase gift aid tickets through our new free Gift Aid Membership scheme.

Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce offer an acting masterclass in this film about the meetings in Rome of Pope Benedict and the future Pope Francis.

See Netflix Titles at Saffron Screen

Saffron Screen is one of just a few cinemas in East Anglia showing selected new Netflix films on the big screen.

We are working with Netflix and Altitude Film Distribution to show four Netflix films which it thinks merit being seen on the big screen, whether or not its customers have Netflix at home.


Christmas at Saffron Screen

The December programme sparkles with Christmas magic and we can’t wait for you to see what’s in store.  We’ll be showing three Christmas classics this year; Miracle on 34th Street which is a dementia-friendly screening but open to all so families can enjoy it together, A Muppet Christmas Carol with special visits from Father Christmas and that all time favourite, It’s a Wonderful Life.


Former Moscow correspondent to host discussion after Meeting Gorbachev – This Sun 24 Nov

The latest documentary from Werner Herzog (Grizzly ManFitzcarraldo) traces the career of Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the USSR. Combining insightful interviews, archive footage and playful moments, it celebrates Gorbachev’s remarkable achievements which included the reunification of Germany, negotiating the reduction of nuclear weapons with the US and the dissolution of the Soviet Union.


New November/December programme

Please click on the image below to download the new November/December programme:


Saffron Screen to manage Royston Picture Palace

Saffron Screen will be taking over the management of Royston Picture Palace, after six years of successful management by the Royston First BID (Business Improvement District) company.

Uttlesford’s popular community cinema will work with the excellent and highly proficient team of volunteers at Royston, who will continue to deliver a varied programme of films supported by the management team at Saffron Screen for marketing, programming and technical services.


Changes to our booking pages

We are upgrading our Friends of Saffron Screen membership scheme. You will now see an option to login when you book tickets. You do not currently need to login to buy tickets, please ignore this option.