OVID.tv is a curated streaming destination for documentaries and art-house films, founded upon the unprecedented collaborative effort of eight of the most noteworthy independent film distributors in the United States, each respected for the depth of their industry experience and the vitality of their collections.

Together, they are supporting the launch of OVID as it draws upon selections from their catalogs of quality arthouse, documentary, and social issue films, and allowing OVID to provide its subscribers with access to watch hundreds of notable films and series not available on any other platform.

The fabulous eights include dGenerate Films, distributor of contemporary independent film from mainland China to audiences worldwide (“Bitter Money” and many Wang Bing’s movies, “Winter Vacation“, “Oxide II”, “The Widowed Witch”), KimStim (“Creepy“, “Happy Hour”, “Tatsumi“), First Run Features (“The Professor”), Women Make Movies, Grasshopper Films, Icarus Films, Distrib US and Bullfrog Films.

Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Creepy”

From now until July 31st, Asian Movie Pulse readers can save 50% off the regular monthly subscription price.

Just head over to www.ovid.tv, sign-up with the coupon code “AMPFILMS” at checkout; and you will get OVID.tv for just $3.50 per month, for three months.

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On paper I am an Italian living in London, in reality I was born and bread in a popcorn bucket. I've loved cinema since I was a little child and I’ve always had a passion and interest for Asian (especially Japanese) pop culture, food and traditions, but on the cinema side, my big, first love is Hong Kong Cinema. Then - by a sort of osmosis - I have expanded my love and appreciation to the cinematography of other Asian countries. I like action, heroic bloodshed, wu-xia, Shaw Bros (even if it’s not my specialty), Anime, and also more auteur-ish movies. Anything that is good, really, but I am allergic to rom-com (unless it’s a HK rom-com, possibly featuring Andy Lau in his 20s)"