The Pink Flamingo Rooftop Cinema
Celebrating the silver screen in an outdoor cinema right beneath the African sky, the Pink Flamingo Rooftop Cinema is set among seven vintage Airstream trailers on the rooftop of the Grand Daddy Hotel. Snuggle up, and order a picnic basket and some bubbly. This open-air rooftop cinema is a perfect Cape Town experience, open all year round!
With regular showings of films that have stayed in a happy corner of our memories, the Pink Flamingo is part drive-in, part social event and part adventure. Set in the world's only rooftop trailer park hotel, the Pink Flamingo celebrates the silver screen in a silver setting: right beneath the night sky.
There are three seating options for booking movie tickets: General Seating, the Love Seat and the Couch – all these tickets include a welcome drink, bag of sweets and popcorn. Then add a delicious picnic basket to your ticket.
The Pink Flamingo Cinema is also available for private functions, so you can host an awesome event on the roof or arrange your own private screenings.
Shakespeare In Love
Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden. William Shakespeare is a sometime player in the Lord Chamberlain's Men and poor playwright for Philip Henslowe, owner of The Rose Theatre. Shakespeare is working on a new comedy, Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter. Suffering from writer's block, he has barely begun the play, but starts auditioning players. Viola de Lesseps, the daughter of a wealthy merchant who has seen Shakespeare's plays at court, disguises herself as "Thomas Kent" to audition, then runs away. Shakespeare pursues Kent to Viola's house and leaves a note with the nurse, asking Thomas Kent to begin rehearsals at the Rose. He sneaks into the house with the minstrels playing that night at the ball, where her parents are arranging her betrothal to Lord Wessex, an impoverished aristocrat.
The year is 1899, and Christian, a young English writer, has come to Paris to follow the Bohemian revolution taking hold of the city's drug and prostitute infested underworld. And nowhere is the thrill of the underworld more alive than at the Moulin Rouge, a night club where the rich and poor men alike come to be entertained by the dancers, but things take a wicked turn for Christian as he starts a deadly love affair with the star courtesan of the club, Satine. But her affections are also coveted by the club's patron: the Duke. A dangerous love triangle ensues as Satine and Christian attempt to fight all odds to stay together but a force that not even love can conquer is taking its toll on Satine...
Requiem For A Dream
Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 American psychological drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, and Marlon Wayans. During the summer in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, elderly widow Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Burstyn) constantly watches television, particularly infomercials hosted by Tappy Tibbons (Christopher McDonald). After receiving a call that she will be invited to participate in her favorite infomercial, she becomes obsessed with regaining the youthful appearance she possesses in a photograph from her son Harry's (Jared Leto) graduation. In order to fit into her old red dress seen in the picture, the favorite of her deceased husband Seymour, she goes on a crash diet. In order to reach her goal sooner, she takes the advice of a friend to begin taking weight-loss amphetamine pills throughout the day and a sedative at night.
Pan's Labyrinth, originally known in Spanish as El laberinto del fauno (English: The Labyrinth of the Faun), is a 2006 Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film, written and directed by Mexican Guillermo del Toro. The story takes place in Spain in May–June 1944, five years after the Spanish Civil War, during the early Francoist period. The narrative of the film intertwines this real world with a mythical world centered on an overgrown abandoned labyrinth and a mysterious faun creature, with which the main character, Ofelia, interacts. Ofelia's stepfather, the Falangist Captain Vidal, hunts the Spanish Maquis who fight against the Francoist regime in the region, while Ofelia's pregnant mother grows increasingly ill. Ofelia meets several strange and magical creatures who become central to her story, leading her through the trials of the old labyrinth garden.