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FENCES (USA 2016, 139 MINS, 10-12PG)
Winner of the Golden Globe & Bafta for Best Supporting Actress!
One of the top 10 films of 2016! American Film Institute
Nominated for 4 Oscars (including Best Film)!
Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Russell Hornsby and others in a Denzel Washington film.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson.
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
✍ “ From its reunited Broadway stars to its screenplay, the solidly crafted Fences finds its Pulitzer-winning source material fundamentally unchanged – and still just as powerful.” 95% ROTTEN TOMATOES
✍ “ Two towering performances.” THE GUARDIAN
✍ “ Brilliant acting with a spellbinding flow of language.”
WALL STREET JOURNAL
✍ “ You’ll be enthralled.” USER REVIEW
✍ “ An aching, performance-driven masterpiece … intense and engrossing.” VILLAGE VOICE
✍ “ The writing is richly evocative, and the cast often soars with it.”
 THE WRAP

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DENIAL (UK/USA2016, 110 MINS, 7-9PG)
Based on a true story!
Nominated for the Bafta for outstanding British film of the year!
Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall & others in a film, based on the book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier by Deborah E. Lipstadt, with a screenplay by David Hare, and directed by Mick Jackson.
The whole world knows the Holocaust happened.
Now she needs to prove it.
✍“ Denial tells the true story of a legal battle that cut to the heart of the 20th century. It is an absorbing account of a woman’s fight for the truth.
David Irving, once a well-regarded military historian, courted controversy when he began citing the pseudoscientific Leuchter Report as proof that the Holocaust was a hoax. Lipstadt explicitly labelled him a denier in her 1993 book, and he sued her for libel. But since the burden of proof in English libel law lies with the accused, it bizarrely fell to Lipstadt and her legal team to demonstrate that one of the defining events of the century did indeed transpire. Denial is a gripping reminder that history should never be taken for granted.” TIFF, 2016
✍“ A satisfying, impactful drama-and another powerful performance from Rachel Weisz.” ROTTEN TOMATOES
✍“ Thought-provoking.” NEWSDAY
✍“ One of the most powerful and riveting courtroom dramas ever made.” NEW YORK OBSERVER
✍“ Essential viewing. Rachel Weisz is a knockout.” ROLLING STONE
“ Plofbare hofdrama oor Holocaust boei enduit.” 4* DIE BURGER

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MOONLIGHT (USA 2016, 111 MINS, 13DLPSV)
Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Film (Drama)!
Nominated for 8 Oscars (including Best Film)!
Nominated for 4 Baftas!
Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes and others in a film written and directed by Barry Jenkins.
This is the story of a lifetime.
A tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life, as he experiences the ecstasy, pain and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
✍“ Moonlight is a ground breaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Barry Jenkins’ staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are.” WIKIPEDIA
“ A modest masterpiece, and quite possibly the best film of 2016.” TAMPABAY TIMES   ✍“ Astonishing.” MTV NEWS
✍“ One of the best films of the decade.” PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
✍“ A minor miracle.” ARIZONAREPUBLIC
✍“ Exhilarating.” CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
✍“ One of the gems of 2016.” SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
✍“ It’s a masterpiece.” WALL STREET JOURNAL
✍“ Wondrous, superbly acted.” VILLAGE VOICE
✍“ A remarkable and brilliantly crafted look at lives too rarely seen in cinema.” 98% ROTTEN TOMATOES
“ Ware outentisiteit en integriteit.” 5* DIE BURGER

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LA LA LAND (USA 2016, 127 MINS, 7-9PG)
Winner of 5 Baftas( including Best Film)!
Nominated for 14 Oscars
Winner of 7 Golden Globe Awards!

Nominated for 11 Bafta Awards!
One of the ten best movies of the year! American Film Institute
Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, J.K. Simmons and others in a magical film written and directed by Damien Chazelle (of Whiplash acclaim). Music by Justin Hurwitz.
Here’s to the fools who dream.
A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles in this universally acclaimed, romantic magical comedy-drama.
✍ “ Writer-director Damien Chazelle looks into the past while setting things firmly in the present, bridging two eras with a fizzy and exhilarating homage to the energy and optimism of one of Hollywood’s most successful genres. Drawing upon studio-era spectacle, La La Land ushers the musical into the 21st century in all its brightly coloured, anamorphic splendour, telling the story of two star-crossed young dreamers determined to make it big on the silver screen. As Gosling and Stone seductively sing and dance their way through the tumult of life and love, they sprinkle stardust on a movie that will put a twinkle in every eye.”TIFF 2016
✍ “ A magical love letter to the golden age of Hollywood.” A musical masterpiece.” 5* THE GUARDIAN
✍ “ You want to sing its praises, literally.” VULTURE
✍ “ Thrillingly assured direction, powerful performances and an irresistible excess of heart.” ROTTEN TOMATOES
✍ “A hot miracle. Favourite movie of the year.” ROLLING STONE
✍ “ An intimate masterpiece.” CINEMA SCOPE
✍ “ Unashamedly romantic… intense charisma and devastating emotion.” USER REVIEW
✍ “ Joyous, romantic and achingly stylish.” DAILY STAR
✍ “ A must-see experience.” INDIE LONDON
✍ “ This movie is pure magic… masterpiece.” SUPER REVIEWER

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LION (AUSTRALIA 2016, 118 MINS, 10-12PG)
Winner of 2 Bafta Awards!
Nominated for 6 Oscars
Nominated for 4 Golden Globes (including Best Film)!

Nominated for 5 Bafta Awards!
Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and others in an award-winning film directed by Garth Davis.
From the production team of The King’s Speech, the incredible true story of Saroo Brierley and his 25-year odyssey.
The true story of a life lost and found.
Based on the non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley.
Based on a true story, Saroo, a five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. Twenty five years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
✍“ The search for Saroo’s past threatens to overwhelm his present, and he finds himself further adrift than he ever imagined possible. Infused with quiet heartbreak, his remarkable journey shows us how home transcends borders and family transcends blood.” TIFF 2016
✍“ Lion’s undeniably uplifting story and talented cast makes it a moving journey that transcends the typical clichés of its genre.”
 ROTTEN TOMATOES
✍“ Gripping and compelling … a must.” USER REVIEW
✍“ A beautifully told, uplifting story of courage and determination.” CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
✍“ Cinematographer Greig Fraser conveys the grandeur of India.” CHICAGO READER
✍“ A tale that is incredibly unique and yet, utterly universal.” IGN MOVIES

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (USA 2016, 135 MINS, 13LS)
Nominated for 6 Baftas!
Nominated for 6 Oscars
Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Actor (Drama)!
Nominated for 5 Golden Globes (including Best Film)!

Movie of the year! AFI Awards!
Another 73 wins & 146 nominations!
Casey Affleck, in a career-defining performance, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Gretchen Mol, Matthew Broderick and others in the universally acclaimed film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan (the screenwriter of Analyze This and Gangs of New York).
An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.
After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee is shocked to learn that Joe has appointed him sole guardian of his nephew Patrick. Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea to care for Patrick, a spirited 16-year-old, and is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, and the community where he was born and raised.
Bonded by the man who held their family together, Lee and Patrick struggle to adjust to a world without him.
✍" Lonergan’s genius is rooted not in the extraordinary, but the ordinary. In Manchester by the Sea, he has created a world so messy that it can only be described as wonderfully human.”
TIFF, 2016
✍" Casey Affleck joins the ranks of giants.” TIME OUT
✍" Michelle Williams is stunning.” LA TIMES
✍" Heartbreaking and heartwarming. Packs an emotional wallop.” THE WRAP  ✍" A masterpiece.” ROLLING STONE
✍" Beautifully textured, richly enveloping drama.” VARIETY
✍" The funniest movie about grief ever made.” ROGEREBERT.COM

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A UNITED KINGDOM (UK 2016, 111 MINS, 10-12 PG)
Based on extraordinary true events!
David Oyelowo (as Seretse Khama), Rosamund Pike (as Ruth Williams),
Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Terry Pheto (nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress for this role) and others in a film,
with a screenplay by Guy Hibbert, and directed by Amma Asante ( of Belle fame).
A true love story that inspired the world.
The marriage of Seretse Khama, first in line to the throne of Bechuanaland (today's Botswana) to Ruth Williams, a white London office worker, at a time and place when interracial marriages were not tolerated.
✍" Two luminous actors bring life to one of the great forbidden romances of the 20th century. Both sweeping and intimate, the film illustrates how love can challenge even the hardest constraints." TIFF, 2016.
✍" Unmissable....one of the best films of the year " DAILY MAIL
✍" A universally appealing, timely, and ultimately crowd pleasing true story told with conviction and warmth. Great performances "
USER REVIEW
✍ " Well acted,solidly crafted.......absorbing" ROTTEN TOMATOES
"✍ A rousing true love story " THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
"Love conquers all ..." 4* CAPE ARGUS (Tonight)

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