An African solar powered mobile cinema*Interactive Screenings *Media Training Workshops*Turning Solar Power into Social Impact


Sunshine Cinema is a mobile cinema that converts solar power into social impact. Through screening various types of dynamic educational, entertaining, immersive & interactive content, & media training workshops we address social and environmental challenges through community partnerships

With this neatly equipped mobile cinema unit, Sunshine Cinema screens short films and documentaries in community venues such as school halls, libraries, community centers or containers, and hosts facilitated workshops to address local social and environmental challenges. Depending on your needs we can screen to 50pax with our SunBox pop up mobile kit, we can screen to up to 200pax with our main projector indoor (daytime) and outdoor (night time), and we can also screen to up to 500pax outdoor (daytime) with an LED screen

What can we offer you?

Sunshine cinema screenings & Media skills workshops

More than just showing movies, Sunshine Cinema events respond to local challenges with appropriate content & training opportunities. Our team facilitates media production workshops, inspirational networking events, or engaging dialogues that address social issues within a particular context working with local facilitators on developing the most impactful package.

Green your Screening

In partnership with MLT Drives, Sunshine Cinema is able to provide a steady supply of solar power regardless of the state of energy supply from the national power grid. This package gives event-organizers an efficient, solar-powered solution to popup cinema, ensuring that audiences remain blissfully unaware of power outages as your events continue, uninterrupted, as planned.

Social Media & Virtual Reality Content

we are a small team of documentary storytellers equipped to produce dynamic social media and virtual reality content at our events, to be used by all partners across their networks in amplifying the local stories of impact and inspiration we gather and share to create wider impactBold TextBold Text

who we are

Sunshine Cinema was built by storytellers, media makers and designers. We think that media can be used as a catalyst for social impact, inspiring others through the sharing of local stories. Tired of being creatives who take imagery and tell stories about others, we have become passionate about a shared collaborative approach based on our experiences of working across Africa.


photos and videos of Sunshine Cinema events and workshops we have facilitated. Since 2013 - we have screened to over 6000 direct audience members in Southern Africa
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    Virtual Reality Content & Interactive Screenings
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    Visual Media Training – in South Africa, Zambia & Zanzibar
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    Solar Encounters
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    A solar powered Alternative Distribution Platform
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    Sunshine Cinema Sun Bus on the road
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    Sunshine Cinema Roadshow to 21st AIDS Conference, Durban
    Sunshine Cinema Screening in Langa during Redbull Amaphiko
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    sunshine cinema and partners tour 2015
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    Sunshine Cinema shipping container screening in Langa
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Would you like to know more about what we can do for you?

if you would like to find out about us facilitating/sponsoring a screening, or if you have any general questions or comments, we'd love to hear from you!
You can send us a general message through our website or on our active social media channels, or if you'd like to speak to one of us in particular, you can get in touch via the email links below

Sunshine Cinema,
19 Glynville Terrace, Gardens, Cape Town
Cape Town

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