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For the third time, MUBI has partnered up with the Images Festival to bring you a selection of the festival’s short films. Images Festival, established in 1987, is the largest festival in North America for experimental and independent moving image culture. Images has presented thousands of vanguard media-based projects in the last 24 years of its existence, and this year, they bring 20 of this year’s films to you — for free — through MUBI. More »

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Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, at age 104, is still making films. He is noted as being the only filmmaker whose career has spanned from the silent era through to the digital revolution. He’s come a long way since his directorial debut in 1931, and now as part of MUBI’s rotating repertoire of films, his 64-minute feature film from 2009, Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl, is available to stream online until April 19th. Hit the jump for more info, below: More »

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If you’re tired of digging through Netflix or Hulu for harder to find films, there are some options out there for you to consider. MUBI (formerly The Auteurs), an “online cinematheque,” is a website dedicated to film culture, conversation, and criticism. They also have been doing online VOD streaming for a while now, but a new format has been rolling out in Turkey, Norway, and the UK, and now it’s about to launch in the United States. It’s quite a departure from the way most streaming sites are organized, but the site, which is partnered with The Criterion Collection and other art house distributors, already does things a little differently than everyone else. More »