September is the month for celebrating South Africa’s rich, vibrant and varied heritage. What better way to honour this, than by experiencing SA’s true gold, our glittering wealth of local talent? There’s a host of new releases coming to Ster-Kinekor, weaving stories from our history, culture, contemporary issues and more, and above all proving that local is indeed lekker.
So, as a proud supporter of our home-grown film industry, Ster-Kinekor invites you to love local and win: Simply watch any two local movies this September, WhatsApp the keyword LOCAL, your name and movie ticket/reference numbers to 081 728 2888, and you could win one of 20 “Local is Lekker” hampers!
Below are some of the titles featuring some of South Africa’s top talent that are showing at Ster-Kinekor during Heritage month:
When Aluta’s sister, a journalist, is killed for her investigation of a mining conspiracy involving her own boss, Aluta must fight to stop the corruption and bring her sister’s killers to justice. Uncovered is showing now.
Age restriction: 16 LS
Run time: 1h35m
“Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena and Ziki long for something more.
Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close friends,
supporting each other to pursue their dreams in a conservative society. When love blossoms
between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety. Rafiki is showing now.
Age restriction: 16 LSP
Run time: 1h22m
Back of The Moon
Sophiatown, 1958. On the eve of his home being demolished by apartheid police, Badman, a
notorious gangster, decides to fight them to the death – until Eve, a gorgeous torch singer is thrust into his orbit. On the last day of his life Badman finds something worth living for. Back of the Moon is showing now.
Age restriction: 18 LSNP
Run time: 1h37m
Fiela se Kind
Southern Africa, 1880. Fiela Komoetie, a coloured woman living in the arid Karoo, finds a lost
white child on her doorstep and takes him in, raising him as her own. Nine years later, Benjamin Komoetie is removed and forced to live in the Knysna Forest with Elias and Barta Van Rooyen, a family of woodcutters who claim that he is theirs. Fiela se Kind is releasing on 13 September 2019.
Age restriction: 13LP
Run time: 2h
When Thami loses his job at a top firm following accusations of fraudulent activities, his wife Noluthando abandons her marriage, taking their daughter Lerato with her. Thami is desperate to maintain a relationship with his daughter, while Noluthando does everything in her power to ensure that Thami is denied access to Lerato. Thami’s desperation to be reunited with his daughter leads him to desperate measures, putting him on a collision course with the law and endangering others. Losing Lerato is releasing 13 September 2019.
Age restriction: 13 LV
Run time: 1h37m
To book tickets, visit www.sterkinekor.com or download the SK App on your smartphone. You can also book at the box office. For news and updates, go to Facebook: Ster-Kinekor Theatres | follow Ster-Kinekor on Twitter: @Ster-Kinekor. For all queries, call Ticketline on 0861-Movies (668 437).
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