M-Net launches an AfroCinema channel on DStv 198

13 May 2021
The channel will run African films for 10 days straight!
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In celebration of Africa Day, 25 May, M-Net launches the first-ever AfroCinema pop-up channel that will showcase African films that received accolades at various film festivals. The channel will run from 21 to 30 May and will be available to DStv Access, Family, Compact, Compact Plus and Premium.

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The content

Africans are gifted storytellers and as a result, African movies have increasingly become popular on a global stage. So, it’s quite fitting that the pop-up channel will be a celebration of African stories, by Africans, for Africans and the world. It is also an opportunity for fans to immerse themselves in the emerging world of African film and to unite and celebrate authentic African stories.

Here’s a list of the films that will be screened on the channel:

From Kenya:





From South and southern Africa:

Sew the Winter to my Skin

Savannah Skies

The Painting 


From Zimbabwe:

Kushata Kwemoyo


From Mozambique and Angola:

Train of Salt and Sugar

Air Conditioner


From Zambia:


I am not a Witch

From Uganda and Tanzania:

Bed of Thorns

94 Terror



From Nigeria:

The Ghost and the House of Truth

Moms At War



From Ghana:

Heritage Africa


Be sure not to miss any of the movies from 21 to 30 May on DStv 198!