Welcome to Avalon

Co-founded in 1939 by the late AB Moosa Snr, the Avalon Group is South Africa’s oldest independent Cinema Exhibition and Entertainment Company, marking 80 years in 2019.

In the 1980’s Moosa Moosa acquired sole ownership of the Group which at the time was almost vanquished by apartheid. Post democracy Moosa Moosa and his son AB Moosa Jnr rebuild (co-owner) Avalon anew and the Groups growth since then has been unprecedented making it South Africa’s  largest Independent Cinema Exhibition and Entertainment company.The Group was selected in the recent years as one of South Africa’s top 3 film and entertainment companies.

The Group also holds the World Record for the largest uninterrupted relationship with industry mega player 20th Century Fox - now beyond 80 years.


Amongst South Africa’s top performing cinemas, Avalon Group’s CINECENTRE bring the very best and latest Hollywood and Bollywood block busters to the public in Grand style. Featuring state of the art sound and projection technology, the finest in audience comfort and boasting amongst SA’s largest general release screens, you’re guaranteed a phenomenal viewing experience at any of these theaters. Avalon also hosts many diverse live events and world premieres, and has hosted many international stars, celebrities and icons.


Nolava International Film and Television Distribution acquires mainstream Hollywood and Bollywood content for distribution. Attending all the major international film festivals and markets, Nolava has over the years secured many blockbuster titles for distribution.


International film productions seek out the expertise of Avalon Productions, which facilitates all areas encompassing pre, shoot and post production.

Live Entertainment

Over and above providing the very best in theatrical releases, Avalon Live Entertainment has been established to facilitate the hosting of exciting and original concerts, live theatre and comedy shows. The group is able to provide infrastructure for the conceptualisation and implementation of event coordination in all fields of entertainment.