What to Watch this February – M-Net Movies

31 January 2020
Our movie musts this February.
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Sunday Night Movies
An amnesiac cyborg, a drug courier, a wedding, and a wrestling family form the focus of your Sunday night movies this February on M-Net channel 101. Watch trailers and get more details here.

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Awards Season
The Irishman, 1917, and Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood have all been nominated for 10 Academy Awards this year. Joker leads the pack with 11 nominations. Its star, Joaquin Phoenix, is a hot contender for the Best Actor nod, with many anticipating a Best Supporting Actor win for Brad Pitt for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood. Whatever your predictions and hopes, make sure you watch the ceremony live on 10 February at 03:00 on M-Net Movies Premiere. If you don’t see yourself up at those wee hours, watch it in prime time at 21:00 on M-Net, or check out this page for a list of winners.

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Knuckle City
On the local front, there’s this highly anticipated boxing movie set in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape. Its nationwide release is on 28 February, but we’re giving viewers a chance to win tickets to a sneak preview at M-Net Movies Night Out. Enter here and you could be a winner.
Find out more on the movie here.

Poppie Nongena
You can support even more local movies, by watching Poppie Nongena. Based on the acclaimed novel by Elsa Joubert and directed by Christiaan Olwagen, it’s a beautiful but emotionally harrowing tale about keeping family together against all odds. Led by a powerhouse female cast which includes Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Nomsa Nene, Rolanda Marais, and Clementine Mosimane as the title character, it’s a movie not to be missed.
Find out more on the movie here.

Movie Fests
If you want to spend a night in, we’ve got you sorted with vampires on M-Net Movies All Stars and Leon Schuster on M-Net Movies Zone.

M-Net Movies Blackout
There are still more than two weeks left on the M-Net Movies Blackout pop-up channel. Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Idris Elba and many more tall, dark, and talented men will keep you entertained on DStv channel 109 until the 16th.
Check out more here.

World Cinema

A Bag of Marbles
Sunday 2 February, 22:10
A touching foreign film that follows the trials and tribulations of a Jewish boy and his brother escaping Nazi persecution in occupied France.

A Day
Sunday 9 February, 22:10
A mysterious South Korean thriller about a father who commits an unethical act in order to save his daughter's life.

An Impossible Love
Sunday 16 February, 21:45
A moving French drama about love and class. An office worker and a man from a bourgeois family have a child together; but he refuses to marry outside of his social class.

Abuelos (Grandpas)
Sunday 23 February, 22:00
Three aged friends create their own jobs to show that they are still useful.

What are you looking forward to watching this February?