Clas­sic cin­ema in the Cape

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World Arts Cinema Sea­son, The Fu­gard Theatre Bio­scope, Cape Town This is the Fu­gard Theatre Bio­scope’s lat­est of­fer­ing of classy, clas­sic, the­atri­cal films in what has be­come a film-fes­ti­val in­sti­tu­tion.

For the fifth con­sec­u­tive year, the the­atre has part­nered with the UK’s Royal Opera House, Royal Bal­let and Na­tional Theatre, as well as Rus­sia’s Bol­shoi Bal­let. It brings Cape Town au­di­ences the very finest in the­atre, opera and bal­let trans­lated to screen from some of the world’s most fa­mous stages.

This will be a three-month-long film show­case for those who pre­fer a touch of real art in their cin­ema. High­lights for this sea­son in­clude the ea­gerly awaited Na­tional Theatre pro­duc­tion of Ham­let, star­ring Academy Award-nom­i­nee Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch, as well as the much-talked­about Son of Saul, and even an en­core of The Na­tional Theatre’s ma­jor pro­duc­tion of Wil­liam Shake­speare’s Othello. The Royal Bal­let’s per­for­mance of Franken­stein will com­plete the sea­son in July. Visit thefu­ for the full

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