Majestic Sawtell
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Majestic Sawtell

25 First Avenue, Sawtell, NSW 2452

Sawtell's historic twin-screen cinema - founded in 1941 and saved from closure in 2014 by loving locals. Full Details

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Here’s a glorious redemption story, with a happy ending that you can enjoy for yourself. First transformed from a community hall to a cinema in 1941, this intimate complex gives the impression of a well-loved wild west storefront, and that’s not too far from the truth. Threatened with sale in 2014, the Save Sawtell Cinema alliance stepped up and purchased the building, upgrading it with new projectors, seats, and the clever decision to split its one big screen into two theatres.

The cinema still has a dynamic relationship with its community and hosts local festivals, fundraising events, and fun private parties. With only two mini screens, the Majestic Sawtell limits your session time choices to just a few choice blockbusters or crowd-pleasing mid-budget hits, but makes up for it with a fierce indie spirit.

Keep an eye out for the celebrated handmade choc tops behind the candy bar, just one more way to punctuate your totally unique, totally Sawtell movie experience.

Getting Here, Map & Parking

Free on-street parking is available within walking distance, and disabled parking is offered behind the cinema building.

Sawtell Station is a 15 minute walk from the dinky Sawtell cinema, a request-only stop on the North Coast train line. The 364 and 370 bus routes stop near Sawtell RSL Club, which is a short 3 minute walk from the cinema.