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HMVCurzon South African Film Season Comes To Wimbledon

South African Films plus Q&As and Tickets Up For Grabs!

15 – 17 May

Hmvcurzon Wimbledon is proud to announce the first of two features in our South African film season with the award winning Triomf  and critically acclaimed Crime – it’s way of life, plus Q&A’s with directors of both films. 


Triomf (advised 18): 

Director: Michael Raeburn • Starring: Pam Andrews, Lionel Newton, Vanessa Cooke, Edwin Van Jaarsveld • South Africa 2008 • 120 mins

Set in the Johannesburg suburb of Triomf, built on the ruins of the demolished Sophiatown, the story centres around the poor white Afrikaner Benade family and takes place in May 1994, tackling the subjects of poverty, marginalisation and incest. 

Join us for this special screening of TRIOMF a South African Family drama based on Marlene Van Niekerk's novel of the same title. The screening on Sunday 16th May will be followed by a post-screening discussion with director/producer Michael Raeburn.

Saturday 15 May – screening only – 12.30pm

Tickets: £5.00 – Adult /£4.00 – Cineaste member

Saturday 16 May – screening plus Q&A – 2.30pm

Tickets: £10.00 – Adult /£8.00 – Cineaste member


Crime – it’s a way of life (advised 18):

screening plus Q&A with director Savo Tufegdzic and actor Sibusiso Mamba.

Director: Savo Tufegdzic• Starring: Kim Cloete, Tsepo Desando, Sibusiso Mamba, Kevin Smith• South Africa 2008 • 94 mins

Andrew comes home one evening to find that his wife, Michelle has kidnapped Sipho, the man who had hijacked her a week earlier. Sipho came back to the house thinking that there was money hidden away. So begins a struggle of wits between the two, as Michelle thinks that the only solution is to kill him, whilst Andrew feels, that following the law is a better option. Through their struggles, we learn of the ordeal that Michelle had to endure with Sipho and his accomplice, the Other Man. How far would a person go to defend what is theirs?

Monday 17 May: 6.15pm.

Tickets: £9.00 – Adult /£7.50 – Cineaste member  


Tickets can be purchased online at www.hmvcurzon.com and printed out while at home.

The tickets will then be scanned on the door in order for customers to gain admission to any of the three screen auditoriums, which have been themed Red, Blue and Green. Customers are still able to buy tickets at the cinema or even the hmv store.

I've Got Tickets Up For Grabs!

Thanks to the awesome folks over at HMVCurzon, I've got a pair of tickets up for grabs to each movie!

All you need to do is make sure you're a fan of the PharSide.co.uk fan page on FaceBook and answer one really difficult question...

In which London suburb is the HMVCurzon Wimbledon located?

Email your answers to [email protected], subject header: Triomf/Crime Compo
Entries close midday on Friday 14th May 2010

The HMVCurzon is situated on Wimbledon Broadway literally a few steps down from Wimbledon Station, for directions and map, please see http://www.hmvcurzon.com/

About Marky Warren

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