M-Net Movies is once again doing an Animania festival for the December holidays on one of its channels on MultiChoice's DStv platform, kids and family animation films that be rolled out this year, from 6 December, and will this year be divided into themed weeks. by Thinus Ferreira
M-Net Movies Smile (DStv 105) will start this year's Animania film festival, entitled "Animania World Tour" on Wednesday, 6 December, and it will run for 42 days, for 6 weeks.
Week 1 of the Animania World Tour on M-Net Movies Smile will be A Graders. It will include films daily at 19:00 including Finding Dory, Sing, Moana, Monsters vs Aliens and Minions.
Week 2's theme is animals with films daily at 19:00 including Animals United, The Nut Job, Over the Hedge, Tarzan, Open Season: Scared Silly, Madagascar and Madagascar 2.
Week 3's theme is Barbie films with various of the Barbie made-for-TV movies shown at 11:00 on weekdays including several Barbie-themed adventures ranging from dog stories to outer space and princess problems.
Week 4 of the Animania World Tour on M-Net Movies Smile belongs to water and sea escapades with films like Shark Tale, Sammy 2, The Turtle's Tale, The Reef 2, Spongebob Squarepants: The Movie and Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania.
Adventure and Pokemon fill Week 5 of Animania with films including Escape from Planet Earth, Maya the Bee, Flushed Away, The Good Dinosaur, Ice Age: Collision Course, Kung Fu Panda and Kung Fu Panda 3.
Week 6 has the theme of Birds. Movies for the kids include Zambezia, Angry Birds, Rio, Free Birds and Yellowbird.