The following selection of events are a mixture of films and live cinema events.


Films include a mix of blockbuster features and world cinema, all shown in The Chelmsford Picture House at the Cramphorn Studio. Each season at The Chelmsford Picture House features a selection of audio-described films – please see the full list for more information.


The live cinema events are screenings from venues around the world, including The Royal Opera House, Bolshoi Ballet and Royal Shakespeare Company, shown right here in the Cramphorn Studio. This way, you can enjoy world-class ballet, opera and other fantastic performances from some of the most prestigious venues around the world, from the comfort of your local cinema – The Chelmsford Picture House.


Please note rows A & B of the Cramphorn Studio are not tiered seating. 



Leviathan (15)

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 - 8:00pm

A family is haunted by a local corrupted mayor who is trying to take away their land, house and a small auto repair shop.

Mr Turner

Mr Turner (12A)

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 8:00pm

Mr. Turner examines the last 25 years of the great if eccentric landscape painter J.M.W. Turner


Wakolda (12A)

Monday, 13 April 2015 - 8:00pm

Lucía Puenzo’s film is a macabre drama-thriller based on a chilling true story.

Time Is Illmatic

Time Is Illmatic (15)

Friday, 17 April 2015 - 8:00pm

Twenty years after the release of Nas’s groundbreaking debut album ‘Illmatic,’ Nas: the documentary Time Is Illmatic takes us into the heart of his creative process.

Still The Enemy Within (15)

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 8:00pm

Still the Enemy Within is a unique insight into one of history’s most dramatic events: the 1984-85 British Miners’ Strike


Selma (12A)

Friday, 8 May 2015 - 8:00pm

This Golden Globe and Oscar-winning film is based on the true story of the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr Martin Luther King Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights

A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year (15)

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 8:00pm

During the winter of 1981 in New York, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history, Abel Morales (Golden Globe nominee Oscar Isaac) is the hardworking owner of a heating oil comp

Still Alice

Still Alice (12A)

Friday, 15 May 2015 - 8:00pm

When her doctor diagnoses her with Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Alice and her family’s lives face a harrowing challenge

Love Is Strange

Love Is Strange (15)

Friday, 22 May 2015 - 8:00pm

After nearly four decades together, Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan.

Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice (15)

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 8:00pm

Based on the book by Thomas Pynchon and nominated for two Oscars, Inherent Vice is set in California in 1970 and follows a hippie private eye who investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.