In an increasingly digital world, the CiNeMa Club is a French film club that streams one film per week, for free. The organization celebrates independent films and supports emerging filmmakers by offering free access to their films. Members include Wes Anderson, Joachim Trier, Bertrand Bonello, Yorgos Lanthimos, Alex Ross Perry, and more. There are no due dates and membership is open to everyone.
The goal of Le CiNeMa Club is not to profit from a movie. Instead, its goal is to promote sustainable sharing of work and to build a community of cinephiles and filmmakers. The site will stream one film per week, and it will continue to add new titles each month. Its content is also updated frequently. The first film to stream will be Keep It for Yourself, a 1991 French film directed by Claire Denis and starring Vincent Gallo. It is a film that’s recently been discovered and celebrated by critics.
Le CiNeMa Club will expand on June 14 and features a different film every week. It is a French-American collaboration that highlights independent and international films. The online cinema will also feature a feature called “In the Cinema Club of…” to provide insight into the filmmakers’ process. As of June 2014, Le CiNeMa Club streams one film each week. In addition to being free, the service is available to naasongs users worldwide.