Tamsin Greig as Malvolia in Twelfth Night.
“If music be the food of love, play on…”
Twelfth Night, the acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity – filmed live at the National’s Olivier Theatre in London – is the next National Theatre Live broadcast on the big screen.
The production releases at Ster-Kinekor’s Nouveau cinemas on Saturday, May 27, for limited screenings. Continue reading
Delegate registration for Africa’s premier film finance and co-production market, the Durban FilmMart (DFM), is open.
Celebrating its 8th edition, this year’s DFM, a joint programme of the Durban Film Office (DFO), the eThekwini Municipality’s industry development unit, and the Durban International Film Festival – hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts – takes place from 14 to 17 July. It will host around 500 delegates from Africa and the world. Continue reading
Strike a Pose.
The European Film Festival is back for the fourth time at Cinema Nouveau theatres in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban from 5 to 14 May.
The line-up of films represents 12 countries, including Ireland and Croatia for the first time. Continue reading
A poster for ‘Inxeba (The Wound)’ in the Paris Metro.
Following its successful world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and its European premiere as the opening film on the Panorama programme at the 67th Berlinale in Germany, South African film Inxeba (The Wound) has been released theatrically in France. Continue reading
South African film, Krotoa, is as remarkable and unforgettable as the historical heroine on which the story is based on.
It has already managed to conquer the hearts of international film lovers and critics, and is set to be an even bigger hit with local audiences. Continue reading
THREE of the American stars of the South African-American co-production Love by Chance – Terri J Vaughn, Desi Banks and Ja’el Roberson – will be visiting South Africa for the premiere of this new comedy.
They will also attend a film junket with local star, Atandwa Kani, who has just been cast in Marvel’s upcoming superhero film The Black Panther. Continue reading
THE Bolshoi Ballet takes on a new challenge with audacity in an exhilarating encounter with the masters of contemporary choreography. The result is A Contemporary Evening, which will be screened at Nouveau cinemas. Continue reading
The eThekwini Municipality’s film industry development unit, the Durban Film Office has announced that applications are now open for its festivals and markets support programme. Continue reading
Saint Joan – the acclaimed production of the George Bernard Shaw classic play filmed live at London’s Donmar Warehouse – is the next National Theatre Live broadcast to be screened only at Ster-Kinekor’s Cinema Nouveau from Saturday, 18 March.
Directed by the Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke (Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Coriolanus) and starring Gemma Arterton (Quantam of Solace, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) in the lead role, this production puts a modern twist on this 1oo-year-old play that follows the life, times and eventual trial of Joan of Arc – a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. Continue reading
The next National Theatre Live broadcast to screen at Cinema Nouveau is the 2016 National Theatre production of Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, starring Fresh Meat’s Adam Gillen and Misfit’s Karla Crome as Mozart and his wife, and Game of Throne’s Lucian Msamati as the composer’s great rival Salieri.
The stage production, directed by Michael Longhurst, was filmed live for broadcast into cinemas globally at the National Theatre in London, with orchestral accompaniment by the 30-piece Southbank Sinfonia orchestra.
Opening on Saturday, 4 March there will be for four screenings only. Continue reading