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Barefeet Theatre began by running small workshops for street children. The organisation has since grown to include over 30 members in 5 cities (Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola, Kabwe and Livingstone). It is still made up of young creative artists who were formerly on the streets, but now work as artists, facilitators and managers.
Ster-Kinekor is one of the specialist cinemas with a mix of local and world movies. Even though you can watch a movie on your TV, laptop or iPad, Ster- Kinekor renders art-house films, including special screenings in smart surroundings. Find out about the latest movie releases and the new films coming soon at Ster-Kinekor.

Cinemas and Theatre

Cinemas in Zambia

Going to the cinema to watch a movie is one of the most popular forms of entertainment for both locals and tourists. Zambian movie cinemas exhibits first-run movies from major and independent studios, and will also offer a variety of special screenings throughout the year, including sporting events, classic films and other cultural experiences. Zambia's well known and most visited movie cinemas by movie-goers are Fresh View Cinema and Sterkinekor Cinema.

Zambian cinemas always go far beyond the confines of cinema theatres to create great moments for everyone – young and old. The type of movies that show at Zambian cinemas include action, adventure, thriller, comedy, drama, animation and romance. Movie-goers get to relax, sit back and enjoy watching their favourite types of movies. And for those who love to snack while watching, not to worry Zambian movie cinemas have a snack section where you can buy popcorn, candy and drinks to enjoy as you watch the movie.

Types of movies that show at Zambian cinemas include:

  • Action films: These type of films have tremendous impact, continuous high energy, lots of physical stunts and activity. The film could have scenes that include race, rescues, battles, martial arts, non-stop motion, adventure heroes and destructive disasters.
  • Adventure films: These are exciting stories, with new experiences or exotic locales. Adventure films are very similar to action films, in that they are designed to provide an action-filled, energetic experience for the film viewer. However, viewers of adventure films can live vicariously through the travels, explorations, creation of empires and many more.
  • Comedy films: These films are designed to prompt great laughter from the audience. Comedies are light-hearted dramas, crafted to amuse, entertain, and create enjoyment. Comedies exaggerate the situation, the language, action, and characters. They are hilarious and usually have happy endings.
  • Drama films: These are serious stories with settings that portray realistic characters in conflict with either themselves, others, or forces of nature. A dramatic film shows us human beings at their best, their worst, and everything-in-between. Dramatic films are the largest film genre because they include a broad spectrum of films.

If your into 3-D movies, Zambia’s movie cinemas offer some movies in 3-D that will give you that mindblowing, eye-popping movie experience. Movie cinemas in Zambia offer cheaper tickets on weekdays that are slightly more expensive over the weekend, so if your big on saving make sure you go see a movie on one of the weekdays.

Movie cinemas in Zambia are committed to keeping clients happy with their services, by ensuring movie equipment is well maintained, sound technology is intact and maintaining cutting edge picture. Staff are welcoming and ready to assist in order to ensure you enjoy your movie.