Catch the National Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ at Cinema Nouveau

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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 opens for 8th Durban FilmMart

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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

American stars headed to Johannesburg for premiere of ‘Love by Chance’

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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

George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Saint Joan’ to be screened in South Africa by NT Live

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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

Cinema Nouveau to screen Peter Shaffer’s classic play, ‘Amadeus’

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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