About Us

More than a decade ago Muslim and Shafina Jaffer had a vision of cinemas in Tanzania. This desire was motivated by a need to bring in meaningful entertainment to a country that had been devoid of the big screen for a very long period of time. Century
Cinemax was still in it’s infancy when opportunities to expand to other cities presented itself which was then followed by expansion into neighbouring countries.

Today Century Cinemax group are the largest cinema operators in the East Africa region, located in all the prime malls in Dar Es Salaam, Arusha, Nairobi & Kampala. Boasting state of the art cinemas with the latest technology in sound and vision, showing the latest Hollywood and Bollywood movies in a family friendly environment.

The company is growing from strength to strength with several more sites under development. All of our cinemas are state of the art with the latest technology in sound and vision. They feature 5.1 sound and the latest digital 3D technology.

When one thinks of cinemas in this region, Century Cinemax is the first name that comes to the mind.