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EXCLUSIVE | Rising Nations Cinematic Benchmark Series, PART ONE: AFRICA

Rising Africa uniquely sounds like a Hollywood movie title and with its rapidly expansive and changing dynamics, Africa has propelled into joining the fastest growing nations in cinema exhibition. Driven by democratic movement and better governance with elections reflecting societal change across several countries, we begin the cinematic benchmark series reviewing Africa’s vitality and the promising forecast toward economic inclusion and efficiency, energising global engagement. The second largest continent, Africa’s economic course was historically challenged by overall governance and century-long imposed structure. Yet, performance statistics in the last decade indicate…

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Indian cinema exhibitors see profit in smaller towns

NOVA Cinemaz launches second multiplex in Moga, and many players in the theatre industry are now looking at small towns to capitalize on the potential in these markets. UFO’s asset-light franchise model, Nova Cinemaz, has launched CineRoyale Cinemas-NOVA Cinemaz in Moga, Punjab. This is Nova’s second multiplex launch in the state. With this addition, NOVA has strengthened its presence in East Punjab territory. CineRoyale Cinemas-NOVA Cinemaz is the second property of NOVA in Moga district and eighth in the territory. The total screen count in the territory now stands at…

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