Cinema Nouveau

As a division of Ster-Kinekor Theatres (South Africa's largest cinema exhibitor), Cinema Nouveau operates 40 screens, 11 digital cinema houses and has almost 5000 seats in 6 sites, spreading over Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban.

Cinema Nouveau holds the prestige of being one of the world's only dedicated "art cinema" chains, screening independent, 'art' and alternative cinema content from cultures all over the world.

It is a differentiated cinema experience and a destination for the discerning film lover, whose passion is the beauty and artistry of film.

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EUGENE ONEGIN (TCHAIKOVSKY)

Genre: OPERA
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 237 min
Released: 20 May 2017
Synopsis

Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production,

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HERO OF OUR TIME, A (BOLSHOI)

Genre: BALLET
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 165 min
Released: 13 May 2017
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This new riveting production of the Bolshoi is based on one of Russia’s finest literary pieces, a truly poetic journey on pointes, for the first time in cinemas.

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CURIOUS WORLD OF HIERONYMUS BOSCH (EOS)

Genre: EXHIBITION ON SCREEN
Age Restriction: PG
Runtime: 100 min
Released: 06 May 2017
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EXHIBITION ON SCREEN SEASON 4: The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch features the exhibition ‘Jheronimus Bosch - Visions of Genius’ at Het Noordbrabants Museum in the southern Netherlands, which brought the majority of Bosch’s paintings and drawings together for the first time to his home town of Den Bosch and attracted almost half a million art lovers from all over the world. With his fascinating life revealed plus the details and stories within his works seen like never before, don’t miss this cinematic exploration of a great creative genius.

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IDOMENEO (MOZART)

Genre: OPERA
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 258 min
Released: 29 Apr 2017
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Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante; Elza van den Heever as the volatile Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness.

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CONTEMPORARY EVENING, A (BOLSHOI)

Genre: BALLET
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 160 min
Released: 22 Apr 2017
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For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a new challenge with audacity in this encounter with the masters of contemporary choreography.

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LA TRAVIATA (VERDI)

Genre: OPERA
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 180 min
Released: 08 Apr 2017
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Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover,

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HEDDA GABLER (NT LIVE)

Genre: LIVE
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 210 min
Released: 01 Apr 2017
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“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free... Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer).

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RUSALKA (DVORAK)

Genre: OPERA
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 245 min
Released: 25 Mar 2017
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Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvořák’s fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption.

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SAINT JOAN (NT LIVE)

Genre: LIVE
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 240 min
Released: 18 Mar 2017
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Gemma Arterton is Joan of Arc, broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse. Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of the feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe. Josie Rourke (Coriolanus, Les Liaisons Dangereuses) directs Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) as Joan of Arc in this electrifying production.

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SLEEPING BEAUTY, THE (BOLSHOI)

Genre: BALLET
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 170 min
Released: 11 Mar 2017
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A resplendent classic filled with fantasy and wonders. The Bolshoi’s younger generation takes us on a dream-like in this must-see of the company!

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AMADEUS (NT LIVE)

Genre: LIVE
Age Restriction: TBA
Runtime: 210 min
Released: 04 Mar 2017
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Music. Power. Jealousy. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world - and he’s determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy his name. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music, and ultimately, with God. After winning multiple Olivier and Tony Awards when it had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, Amadeus was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film.

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I, CLAUDE MONET (EXHIBITION ON SCREEN)

Genre: EXHIBITION ON SCREEN
Age Restriction: PG
Runtime: 100 min
Released: 25 Feb 2017
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EXHIBITION ON SCREEN SEASON 4: Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide. However as his art developed and his love of gardening led to the glories of his Giverny garden, his humour, insight and love of life are revealed. Shot on location throughout Europe at the very spots he painted, I, Claude Monet is a fresh and intimate cinematic exploration of some of the most loved and iconic scenes in western art.

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T2: TRAINSPOTTING

Genre: COMEDY
Age Restriction: 16
Runtime: 109 min
Released: 24 Feb 2017
Synopsis

First there was an opportunity......then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.

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FENCES

Genre: DRAMA
Age Restriction: 10-12 PG
Runtime: 139 min
Released: 17 Feb 2017
Synopsis

Some people build fences to keep people out -- and other people build fences to keep people in. Academy Award winner Denzel Washington and Academy Award nominee Viola Davis star in the film adaptation of August Wilson"s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, the film takes a passionate look at former Negro-league baseball player Troy Maxson (Washington) as he fights to provide for those he loves in a world that threatens to push him down.

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DENIAL

Genre: DRAMA
Age Restriction: 7-9 PG
Runtime: 109 min
Released: 10 Feb 2017
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Based on the acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier", DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt"s (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Also starring two-time Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson, the film is directed by Emmy Award winner Mick Jackson ("Temple Grandin") and adapted for the screen by BAFTA and Academy Award nominated writer David Hare (THE READER).

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MOONLIGHT

Genre: DRAMA
Age Restriction: 13
Runtime: 111 min
Released: 10 Feb 2017
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A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. This groundbreaking film is both a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and a deeply personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love.

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LA LA LAND

Genre: MUSICAL
Age Restriction: 7-9 PG
Runtime: 127 min
Released: 27 Jan 2017
Synopsis

From Summit Entertainment. In this modern take on the Hollywood musical from Damien Chazelle, the Academy Award-nominated writer and director of WHIPLASH, Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

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LION

Genre: DRAMA
Age Restriction: 10-12 PG
Runtime: 118 min
Released: 20 Jan 2017
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Adapted from the non-fiction book "A Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley, LION is about a five-year-old Indian boy who, after a wrong train takes him thousands of miles away from home and family, survives many challenges before being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only the scantest of clues, he learns of a new technology called Google Earth, and sets out to find his lost family.

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MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA

Genre: DRAMA
Age Restriction: 13
Runtime: 135 min
Released: 06 Jan 2017
Synopsis

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA tells the story of the Chandler family, a working class family from Massachusetts. After Lee"s (Casey Affleck) older brother Joe (Kyle Chandler) suddenly passes away, he is made the legal guardian of his nephew (Lucas Hedges). Lee is forced to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his wife Randi (Michelle Williams) and the community where he was born and raised. Set in the North Shore of Massachusetts, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA is the new film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan (YOU CAN COUNT ON ME, MARGARET).

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