WIN! Double Tickets To Watch ‘AIR’ With The Sandton Times

You could WIN double tickets to watch the inspiring true story AIR at an exclusive screening hosted in Johannesburg, ahead of the Easter weekend release!


  • The movie has already earned a perfect 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes – a rare achievement on the review-aggregation website.
  • Top critic Marisa Mirabal of IndieWire describes AIR as ‘a slam dunk and ultimately one of the best sports movies ever made’.
  • The exclusive screening of AIR is presented together with Nu Metro VIP cinemas, The Sneaker Shack, Sneaker District South Africa and Hyde Park Corner.
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From award-winning director Ben Affleck, AIR reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between a then rookie Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division which revolutionized the world of sports and contemporary culture with the Air Jordan brand.


Starring Ben Affleck, Viola Davis, Matt Damon, Chris Tucker and Jason Bateman, this moving story follows the career-defining gamble of an unconventional team with everything on the line, the uncompromising vision of a mother who knows the worth of her son’s immense talent, and the basketball phenom who would become the greatest of all time.



The Sandton Times, together with Nu Metro VIP in Hyde Park Corner, brings the ultimate movie going experience to life. There’s nothing quite like watching a movie in a fully reclining leather seat with spacious legroom for the ultimate comfort, complimented with classic cinema snacks, drinks and a treat thrown in for good measure. Joined by The Sneaker Shack and Sneaker District, The Sandton Times has put together an exclusive screening of AIR, which will include complimentary popcorn and a soft drink, exciting giveaways and one of the best movies of the year!


1. Complete the entry form below and answer the following question: The Air Jordan is named after which former Chicago Bulls basketball player?


Nothing looks and feels better than clean sneakers, right? The Sneaker Shack is South Africa’s favourite sneaker laundry located in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Their expert technicians will take care of your favourite pair of kicks, clean up your sports shoes or get the little one’s sneakers in tip top shape and they collect and deliver too, which makes taking care of your kicks a little easier!


For those who cannot have enough sneakers in their closet, Sneaker District South Africa is a fresh, new, one of a kind destination store in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. With the largest LED Screen in Africa, Red Bull bar, 3v3 basketball court, arcade games and international apparel and footwear, it really is a must see for fashion lovers and sneakerheads!


Now, lucky winners stand a chance of joining fellow sneaker fans at the movies, to watch AIR with The Sandton Times, first!


Matt Damon plays shoe salesman Sonny Vaccaro who led Nike in its pursuit of the greatest athlete in the history of basketball, Michael Jordan. Image: Warner Bros.

1. Complete the entry form below and answer the following question: The Air Jordan is named after which former Chicago Bulls basketball player?



Competition closes on Tuesday 4 April 2023.


The Sandton Times Giveaway Rules:
• Drawn after the closing date, the winners will be selected randomly from the submitted entries.
• If a selected winner cannot be reached at the contact details supplied, an alternative winner will be selected.
• The winners are required to accept the prizes as described. No correspondence will be entered into relating to the terms on which the prizes are offered.
• Prizes may not be transferred to another person or converted into cash.
• The winners will be responsible for their own travel arrangements to and from the hotel. Incidentals for winners own account.
• The Sandton Times giveaways are open to all South African residents. Employees of The Sandton Times and the prize-sponsoring companies, their family members, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other parties associated with the competition may not enter.
• Entrants must be 18 years or older to participate in this competition.
• Neither The Sandton Times nor any of its partners can be held responsible for disputes in connection with prizes or for any loss, damage, or injury that may be suffered or incurred by prize winners.
• Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to be bound by them when entering The Sandton Times giveaways.
• Data securely collected, processed, and stored for the requirements of entering this competition and receiving marketing communication from The Sandton Times, as per the requirements of the POPI Act of 1 July 2021, may be shared with the prize-sponsoring companies, but will not be sold or passed on to third parties.
• The Sandton Times reserves the right to cancel, modify or amend competitions at any time if deemed necessary.
• Winners will not be eligible for other prizes for 6-months after winning a competition.
• Winners will be required to provide their ID numbers as per the new Consumer Protection Act guidelines.


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