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South African talent shines bright on the big screen at Ster-Kinekor

September 16, 2019

September is the month where we celebrate South Africa’s rich, vibrant and varied heritage. What better way to honour this, than by experiencing it through the eyes of SA’s true gold, 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 then some, they just go to prove 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! 

Follow the instructions above to stand a chance to win with Ster-Kinekor

To get you started, here is a list of titles that feature  some of South Africa’s top talent showing at Ster-Kinekor during  this 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.
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.
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.
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.
Age restriction: 13LP
Run time: 2h

Losing Lerato  

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.
Age restriction: 13 LV
Run time: 1h37m

Book now via Sterkinekor.com, download the SK App on your smartphone or visit the box office to get your ticket to the best shows in town. For news and updates, follow Ster-Kinekor Theatres on Twitter and Facebook. For all queries, call Ticketline on 0861-Movies (668 437).

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