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Game City is located in the southern part of Gaborone near Kgale Hill. It first opened its doors in 2002. It is Botswana’s largest mall, it’s a staggering 59,000 sq. metres. If you’re a keen shopper, Game City is your spot. Which means New Capitol Cinema Game City branch is a great place to watch the latest blockbusters and maybe do a spot of shopping. Beyond the shops, there are also lots of places to grab a bite to eat before or after your movie.

The History of New Capitol Cinemas

New Capitol Cinemas is a Botswana brand that opened its first branch in 1970 in the Main Mall. It was a small and much-loved space for families. Most of the Mums and Dads in Gabs first big-screen experience was there.


New Capitol Cinemas brings in all international blockbusters to Gaborone. Whether it’s a good old Hollywood romance or a Marvel superhero movie you can watch the films first with New Capitol.

Supporting Local

New Capitol Cinemas supports local talent. They support the 48 Film Project. The winner gets to showcase their short film before a major a Hollywood blockbuster.

New Capitol Cinemas also helps subsidize local film schools by offering onscreen opportunities for students. As well as local productions.


Who doesn’t like a bargain? Here are two ways you can watch the latest films a little cheaper.

You can enjoy all the latest movies at half the price of a usual general ticket on Monday to Thursday mornings. This is available for all movies except the ones on their opening week. Please note this is not available at Masa.  

They also have an “I love movies Thursdays Special”. You get two tickets for the price of one for all shows after 1 pm.

Exclusive Screenings

New Capitol Cinemas also offers exclusive screenings and pre-screenings. If you’re a company looking for a way to treat your VIPs this could be it.  

Other Locations

Is the New Capitol Cinema Game City not convenient? Have a look at the other branches in AcaciaMasa or Riverwalk.

Q When are the half price special?

The half-price special is available from Monday to Thursday for all shows before 1 pm. (This is not available for shows in their first week.)

Q Are the cinemas open on public holidays?

Yes, they're open 7 days a week and even on public holidays.

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