OVID.tv

Films from an Independent World

“A fantastic streamer for people with a taste for foreign, political, and otherwise beyond-the-American-mainstream films.”
—Vanity Fair

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A Different Lens

OVID.tv is a streaming service for independent feature films, global cinema, animation, social issue and documentary films from around the world, most unavailable on any other platform.

As of June 2020, there are over 800 titles available on OVID, and we continue to add 20-35 new titles every month. The films fall roughly into three categories: powerful films addressing urgent political and social issues; in-depth selections of creative documentaries, animation and experimental films by world-famous directors; and the best of global cinema, independent art-house feature and genre films by contemporary filmmakers as well as established masters.

OVID’s films connect us to our histories, each other, and open-up a world of new possibilities.

What the Press Says

"A haven for indie gems." —Kathryn Shattuck, The New York Times

"A cornucopia of international movies and documentaries, short- and medium-length films and features, recent ones as well as classics. Its spectrum of new movies is far more substantial than that of Netflix, wider-ranging than that of Amazon Prime." —Richard Brody, The New Yorker

“A fantastic streamer for people with a taste for foreign, political, and otherwise beyond-the-American-mainstream films.” —Vanity Fair

“For fans of arthouse, foreign and experimental cinema, the pickings on the usual streaming suspects (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime) are pretty slim. If you're in the mood for some challenging and enriching films from across the globe, your best bet these days is OVID.tv.” —Willamette Week

“Ovid.tv is ideal for fans of all sorts of under-the-radar and non-English-language films, and it is committed to adding new films and documentaries from many sources at a rapid pace to give you more viewing choices.” —PC Mag

Brought to You By

The content partners behind OVID are renowned distribution companies - the British Film Institute, Bullfrog Films, dGenerate Films, Distrib Films US, First Run Features, Grasshopper Film, Icarus Films, Kartemquin Films, Kimstim, National Film Board of Canada, Oscilloscope Pictures, Pragda, and Women Make Movies.

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