The Labia Theatre, Cape Town will be launching an online streaming platform on 01 July 2020 at Labia home screen https://labiahomescreen.co.za.
This pay-per-view video-on-demand service will stream high quality, award-winning Labia curated films, documentaries and host virtual film festivals and film related events.
The service is available to viewers in South Africa which means that viewers can now enjoy quality film entertainment from the comfort of their homes.
The opening attractions include:
● PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE
France 2019, 120 mins, 16SN
Winner of 2 Awards at Cannes.
Winner of 2 European Film Awards.
Winner Top 5 Foreign Language Films of 2019.
Set on an isolated island in Brittany, France at the end of the 18th century, the unforgettable story of a forbidden affair between a young aristocrat and a painter commissioned to paint her wedding portrait
● CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA
France/Germany/Switzerland 2014, 124 mins, 16LN
Screened in competition at Cannes.
Winner of the César Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart in a multi-layered and entertaining European drama shot in English.
A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career.
Australia 2013, 113 mins, 13LVN
Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver in an incredible true story based on Robin Davidson’s memoir and directed by John Curran.
Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, a young Australian woman satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
France/Germany 2016, 130 mins, 18S SV NVL
Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.
Winner Best Film & Actress at Cannes.
In this provocative thriller directed by Paul Verhoeven, a successful business-woman (Isabelle Huppert) gets caught up in a thrilling game of cat and mouse, as she tracks down the identity of the masked assailant who raped her in her home.
● COLD WAR
Poland/France/UK 2018, 90 mins, 16SNL
Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes for Best Director.
Winner of 9 European Film Awards (including Best Film).
Nominated for 3 Academy Awards (including Best Foreign Language Film).
Sumptuously shot in luminous black and white, and set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s, an impossible romance in impossible times, as a singer and a piano player fall deeply, obsessively and destructively in love.