Cinema

Apr 22, 2021  |  Cinema Audience Numbers Rises To 1 Million In Post-Lockdown South Africa

South Africa’s most prominent movie exhibitor, Ster-Kinekor, has announced that since its reopening in August of 2020, after the lockdown rules and regulations were relaxed, the theatre chain has since received close to one million moviegoers. Media reports have highlighted ...


Apr 14, 2021  |  Cinema Box Office Revenues In South Africa Drops By R1.2 billion (US$82.8 million)

According to a recently released South African box office report by the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), cinema box office revenue plunged by R1.2 billion (US$82.8 million) to (US$14.7 million) compared to 2019. Back in 2019, South Africa had ...


Mar 17, 2021  |  South Africa's Cinema Chain Sees Growth Despite Global Revenue Decline

The arrival of Covid-19, accompanied by lockdown regulations in 2020, saw cinemas worldwide close their doors to curb the virus's spread. In March of last year, the government's hard-lockdown implementation influenced cinemas to a decline spend of 66% compared to ...


Feb 02, 2021  |  Cinema: South Africa's Largest Movie Chain - Ster-Kinekor Theatres - Goes Into "Business Rescue"

The board of South Africa's largest cinema theatres announced last week that it is voluntarily taking the company into "business rescue" mode. It said it a statement issued at the end of January 2021 that it has appointed a Stefan ...


Cinema: Lack Of Hollywood Blockbuster Content Hampers SA Movie Houses

South Africa's cinema sector is, reportedly, still facing a harsh business climate - even as the operators have reopened since the past two months. And the chief reason for the crippled business is not mainly because of the lack of ...

South Africa: Cinema Chain Ster-Kinekor Theatres Appoints Acting CEO

In preparedness for the imminent departure of Mr Ryan Williams, the erstwhile Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South African cinema chain Ster-Kinekor Theatres, the company has announced the appointment of Motheo Matsau as its new acting CEO.   Matsau ...

Egyptian Movie "Taw'am Rouhy" Goes To The Big Screens On August 19th

The Egyptian Film "Taw'am Rouhy" written by Amina el-Tounsy and directed by Osman Abo Laban is due to his the Cinema circuit in Egypt starting from the August 19th.   Produced by Ahmed el-Sobky, the "romantic comedy" movie portrayed the ...

Post Covid-19 Lockdowns - What Will Happen To Cinemas In Africa? - Nu Metro

As lockdowns restrictions are gradually being lifted in many countries, MyBroadband South Africa asked a leading cinema chain in the country how the industry will look like post-Covid-19 lockdown. Nu Metro is positive that once people have some measure of ...

Netflix Forays Into Cinema - Purchases Historic Egyptian Theatre

Netflix, in a bid to expand its content scope and diversify its distribution, is acquiring the historic Egyptian Theatre.   The Theatre, operating since 1922, is a trailblazing centre for the celebration of the moving arts in Egypt and has, ...