Free Movie Streaming

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Looking for a FREE alternative to Netflix or Amazon?

Beamafilm is a movie-streaming service featuring hundreds of great independent films, award-winning documentaries and festival favourites – and it’s free for over 10 million members of participating local libraries including Offaly Library Services.

It’s the perfect solution for keeping entertained during self-isolation, for film fans on a budget or if you’re just looking for something new or different to watch from home.

Acclaimed music feature documentary series such as ‘In Search of Mozart’, ‘Beethoven’ and ‘Chopin’ sit alongside crime drama classics such as ‘Two Hands’ starring Heath Ledger or kid’s favourite ‘Skippy and the Intruders’ in this ever-expanding catalogue of movie and documentary greats, carefully curated to delight, inspire and entertain.

“Most of our curated catalogue is unique to Beamfilm, we’re proud and excited to say that almost 50% of our diverse and handpicked collection can’t be found on other streaming platforms – and it’s free for library members” says managing director Louise van Rooyen. “Beamafilm is a fantastic local resource for high-quality movies and documentaries representing independent voices. We’re always on the lookout for new and local content and we hope you enjoy something new or rediscover a classic.”

Patrons of Offaly Library Service can stream for free via the Beamafilm app, on or through the library’s catalogue page.

Directions on creating an account in Beamafilm are available by clicking here.

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