fliekNET now a permanent channel on DStv

The popular pop-up channel will become a permanent fixture on DStv 149 from 1 September 2020.

fliekNET, the popular pop-up channel that was part of the holiday offering on DStv of a number of years, is becoming a permanent fixture on DStv. From 1 September, fliekNET (DStv 149) will be the channel to go to for everything related to the Afrikaans film industry.

The channel will be showcasing locally produced blockbuster movies, classic favourites and a variety of Afrikaans film formats such feature films, short films, story films, made-for-TV movies and documentaries.

Tuesday 1 September kicks of with showcasing where it all started to where the industry has grown to with Moedertjie, one of the first Afrikaans film ever made, the 1992 boxoffice hit Die Storie van Klara Viljee as well as ‘n Paw Paw vir my Darling with a star studded cast including Deon Lotz, Sandra Prinsloo, Willie Esterhuizen and Brümilda van Rensburg.

Some of the other films on the September line-up is classics like Debbie, Dr. Marius Hugo and Die Geheim van Nantes as well as recent hits including Vuil Wasgoed, Suurlemoen, Pad na jou Hart and Lien se Lankstaanskoene. Also on the schedule is several Silwerskermfees short films, film series such as Ons Stories and documentaries on legends Mimi Coertse and Katinka Heyns.

In future, fliekNET will also feature new straight-to-kykNET films produced by South African filmmakers as part of the continuous investment in the local film and television industry.

fliekNET (DStv 149) is available to Premium subscribers. The full schedule is available on https://www.dstv.co.za/guide/.

Visit the kykNET website for more info.

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