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Ster-Kinekor Theatres Reopens And Can’t Wait To Welcome You Back

Lights, camera, action… Ster-Kinekor is excited to announce that we will be reopening cinemas from 28th August 2020. The reopening will be done in a phased approach to ensure that operationally employees have been trained on the new COVID-19 health and safety measures and all the PPE required is ready when trading. Ster-Kinekor will start trading with 32 cinemas on the 28th August followed by the remaining 21 sites on 18th September 2020.

Deputy CEO, Motheo Matsau says “We’ve been getting ready to welcome patrons back to the cinema since Government’s announcement on the 6th July 2020. We have taken every step to ensure the safe return of our guests and staff to the cinema with our staff having undergone extensive Covid-19 operations training.”

All Ster-Kinekor cinemas will operate with new safety procedures that ensure compliance with directives set out by government. Each theatre will be permitted a maximum of 50 guests per auditorium (excluding staff). 

Some of the new measures taken include regulated seating, marked foyer floors to manage social distancing as well as longer show staggers to manage the number of people in our foyers at any one time. We will ensure stringent hygiene protocols are in place for the safety of our guests and staff. To limit contact, no transactions will take place in cinema and all movie tickets and snacks must be purchased through the Ster-Kinekor App or on our website. After the show guests will be required to exit the auditorium row-by-row starting from the back of the cinema and are requested to remove their empty snack containers to discard in the dustbins which will be placed in the cinema foyers.

Our already high cleaning standards will be enhanced by a cleaning protocol designed to sanitise frequently touched surfaces in the cinema. Before we open our doors, we will use a misting device to treat all our auditoria, as well as our lounge areas, foyers, hand railings and seats.
 
We will continue to sanitise the cinemas before and after each show and have increased our cleaning times between every show to make sure all our seats and surfaces are clean and safe.
  
Masks and temperature screening will be compulsory when entering the cinema foyer however masks may be temporarily removed in the auditorium to enjoy the refreshments.
All our staff will be screened before we open the cinemas each day, as well as at each shift. We will wear face masks and gloves where required and our staff have been trained on safe work practices to ensure safety for themselves and for our guests.
 

A number of blockbusters are heading to cinema with the upcoming line-up including Christopher Nolan’s Tenet releasing 28 August, Disney’s live-action Mulan remake set to be released 11 September.

Book your tickets at www.sterkinekor.com or download the SK App on your smartphone.  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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Ster-Kinekor Implements Coronavirus Response Measures

In light of President Ramaphosa’s announcement and in response to growing concern regarding the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), Ster-Kinekor’s Executive Committee has been working to ensure that it remains abreast of all developments relating to the outbreak of coronavirus. Certain hygiene protocol steps had already been taken including the placement of hand sanitizers in cinemas and minimizing staff in periods when they are not required.

The Executive Committee and leadership team are encouraging social distancing inside the cinema, by ensuring that two seats be left empty between each booked seat. In addition, cinema capacity for each show will be capped at 100. We are proceeding with scheduled programming – however no shows will screen before 12:00 AM or after 18:00 PM.

For more information on shows, guests can visit www.sterkinekor.com or download the SK App.

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Pavarotti, The Film, Comes To Ster-Kinekor Theatres This Heritage Day

Pavarotti, a tribute documentary by Academy Award® winning Ron Howard featuring rare footage, peak performances and dozens of new interviews, will show exclusively at select Ster-Kinekor cinemas this Heritage Day, 24 September.

Released by Gravel Road Distribution Group, CBS Films, Polygram Entertainment and Brian Grazer present Pavarotti, an Imagine Entertainment, White Horse Pictures production of a Ron Howard film. The award-winning filmmaking team behind the hit documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years turns to another musical phenomenon with Pavarotti, an in-depth, no holds barred look at the life, career and lasting legacy of the musical icon.

Enjoy this exclusive Ster-Kinekor experience at the following cinemas:

  • Rosebank Nouveau
  • Brooklyn Nouveau
  • V&A Nouveau
  • Cedar Square
  • Bedford Centre
  • Gateway
  • Tygervalley
  • Blue Route
  • Somerset Mall
  • Garden Route

Book now to catch this intimate portrait of a phenomenal star: visit www.sterkinekor.com, download the SK App, or book at the box office. For news and updates, go to Facebook page: Ster-Kinekor and follow Ster-Kinekor on Twitter: @sterkinekor or @nouveaubuzz. For all queries, call Ticketline on 0861 Movies (668 437).

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Book Now For The Cine Prestige Premiere Of Angel Has Fallen

Luxury meets the magic of the big screen, as Angel Has Fallen comes to Ster-Kinekor Cine Prestige cinemas for an exclusive pre-screening on the 21 August at 8pm. Enjoy a welcome drink, kick back in your fully-reclining leather seat, order up a few gourmet snacks, desserts and fine coffee blends – and get ready to experience some explosive action.

Secret service agent Mike Banning is the president’s most trusted security agent – his “top guardian angel”, and the newly appointed Director of Secret Services. Yet when an attempt is made on the president’s life, Banning is arrested as the FBI’s main suspect. To protect the president and clear his name, Banning escapes to discover who is really behind the attack, enlisting help from his reclusive father. But with his own agency after him, how can he possibly prevent the real assassin from finishing the job? Starring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Piper Perabo, Angel Has Fallen will release nationwide on 23 August 2019.

Pre-screenings of Angel Has Fallen will show at Cine Prestige theatres in Eastgate, The Zone, Sandton, Mall of Africa, Cavendish, Baywest, Vaal, Cresta, Cradlestone, Gateway, The Grove and I’langa.

Age restriction: TBA
Run time: 2h 1m

Book now to experience the explosive action in the luxury of Cine Prestige – visit www.sterkinekor.com, download the SK App on your smartphone or 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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The Results Are In: Catch The Oscar® Winners On The Ster-Kinekor Big Screen

The Academy has spoken. The winners of the 2019 edition of the Academy Awards have been announced, giving cinema fans plenty to discuss. With golden statues going to the best in everything from acting and directing to music, writing, cinematography and more, it’s up to movie-goers now to decide if they think the winners are worthy. Many of the night’s biggest hits – and many of the nominated finalists – are still showing on the Ster-Kinekor circuit, so if you haven’t yet seen these future classics, now’s your chance to catch them on the silver screen.

Few were surprised by comedic drama Green Book success when it took home the supremely coveted Best Picture – along with Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, who portrayed renowned pianist Dr Shirley. Equalling Green Book’s achievement is Roma, which won Best Foreign Language Feature, and made history when director Alfonso Cuarón won the awards for both Best Director and Cinematography, making him the first director ever to do so.

Rami Malek and Olivia Colman both repeated their Golden Globe successes by taking home Best Actor and Best Actress for their respective roles in the hugely popular Bohemian Rhapsody and remarkable historical drama The Favourite. Regina King won Best Supporting Actress for If Beale Street Could Talk.

Fans of animation will be delighted that the ground-breaking Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse has taken Animated Feature. And what a great night for Marvel: Black Panther (another one for the history books, as it is the first superhero movie ever nominated for Best Picture and third-highest-earning movie of all time in the US) won the awards for Best Original Score, Production Design, and Costume Design.

While A Star is Born’s legion of fans may be disappointed that the beloved film didn’t make more of a splash at this year’s Oscars, it did win Best Original Song, which is some comfort to Lady Gaga’s devotees.

There’s still time to catch the following Oscar winners at Ster-Kinekor:

  • Green Book (Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay)
  • Roma (Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director, Cinematography)
  • Bohemian Rhapsody (Best Actor, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Film Editing)
  • The Favourite (Best Actress)
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse (Animated Feature)
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Best Supporting Actress
  • A Star is Born (Best Original Song)
  • Vice (Best Make Up)

See the list of Oscar 2019 nominees and winners.

“Oscar season really puts the spotlight on all aspects of great filmmaking,” says Motheo Matsau, Chief of Marketing and Sales at Ster-Kinekor Theatres. “The discussion and debate about the results can really make you re-evaluate the films you’ve seen, as well as drawing your attention to the brilliant releases that you might have missed – which is why we like to bring winners back to the big screen, so that film fans get another chance to see truly fantastic work as it should be experienced!”

Follow # OSCAR® BUZZ with Ster-Kinekor and Cinema Nouveau on Facebook and Twitter (@sterkinekor and @nouveaubuzz).

Book your tickets now by visiting 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).