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CHARLIE VUNDLA: THE TRIBE

It’s been a breakout year for black filmmaking with the Oscar’s Best Picture winner, Moonlight, paving the way for stories centred on black masculinity. Both a critical and commercial success, the film brilliantly explores how one’s environment and experiences can shape who that person becomes. On top of that, the Oscars made history this year with the most black winners …

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JAGVELD

The highly anticipated new Afrikaans action movie JAGVELD (“Hunting field” – with English subtitles) – written by the renowned master of the thriller genre, Deon Meyer – is wrapping its nationwide tour with a special outdoor screening of the film on a massive screen at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg this Saturday, 18 March 2017 from 17:00. JAGVELD stars Leandie …

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ROMEO et JULIETTE

Opera lovers are in for a treat in the month of love, when one of the Met’s most popular productions is shown on the big screen at Nouveau and select Ster-Kinekor cinemas nationally. Catch limited screenings of the award-winning production of Charles Gounod’s lush Shakespeare adaptation of Roméo et Juliette from Saturday, 11 February, which includes a screening at 11:30 …

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JOZI FILM FESTIVAL

Calling all film makers! Now is the time to make your voice heard. Discovery Networks is proud to be partnering with the Jozi Film Festival to launch a brand new category to this year’s festival lineup – “Discovery Channel Don’t Stop Wondering Award”. We’re looking for 2-5 minute documentaries from filmmakers across Africa which showcase and celebrate unique African stories …

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THREE PENNY OPERA

Cinema Nouveau is pleased to announce the next broadcast in the new season from National Theatre Live. Releasing at cinemas from 29 October is the landmark of 20th century musical theatre The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, in a new adaptation for the National Theatre by Simon Stephens, directed by Rufus Norris …

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TIMELINES

Three girls die before they turn 21. They all become overnight internet sensations. In spirit, they are changing the world but what is happening to the people they left behind? How do you say goodbye, when death goes viral? Kayleigh, 19, a victim in a fatal car accident; Amber, 15, bullied into taking her own life; and Jenna, 17, lost …

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THE BRIGHT STREAM

A new season of seven wonderful ballets from Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet company will be screened at Cinema Nouveau theatres over the next six months. The first ballet to be enjoyed on the big screen is The Bright Stream, which releases on Saturday, 22 October for limited screenings. The other productions in this season include: The Golden Age (from 12 November), …

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JOBURG FILM FESTIVAL

Exclusive World Premieres at Joburg Film Festival 2016. The inaugural Joburg Film Festival, kicking off on Friday 28 October and running through Saturday 5 November 2016 at multiple venues across the city will be hosting a number of World and African film premieres, starting with Opening Night and the World Premiere of Mandela’s Gun. This highly anticipated film by John …

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JOBURG FILM FESTIVAL

This October, join the local and international film stars, directors, producers, film, TV, new media and entertainment industry leaders, as well as film buffs of all ages, in the inaugural JOBURG FILM FESTIVAL. The JOBURG FILM FESTIVAL is open to all and everyone with a ticket is a VIP. From Friday 28 October to Saturday 5 November 2016 multiple venues …

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THE DEEP BLUE SEA

Cinema Nouveau is excited to announce the next two broadcasts from National Theatre Live, which will be screened at its cinemas during October. Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea releases on Saturday, 15 October for limited screenings, with a landmark of 20th century musical theatre, The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill in a new adaptation by Simon …