Mubi (streaming service)

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MUBI (/ˈmbi/; formerly The Auteurs) is a global curated film streaming platform, production company and film distributor. MUBI produces[1] and theatrically distributes films by emerging and established filmmakers, which are exclusively available on its platform. Additionally, it publishes Notebook, a film criticism and news publication, and provides weekly cinema tickets to selected new release films through MUBI GO.

MUBI
Mubi logo.svg
Type of site
Streaming video
Social networking
Film criticism
Distributor
Producer
Available inBrazilian Portuguese
Dutch
English
French
German
Italian
Malay
Spanish
Turkish
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Founder(s)Efe Cakarel
Key peopleEfe Cakarel (Founder & CEO)
URLmubi.com
Launched14 February 2007
Current statusActive

MUBI's streaming platform is available in over 190 countries on the web, Android TV, Chromecast, Roku devices, PlayStation,[2] Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV,[3] LG and Samsung Smart TVs,[4] as well as on mobile devices including iPhone, iPad[5] and Android.[6]

HistoryEdit

The Auteurs was founded in 2007 by Efe Çakarel, who began work on the business model for MUBI after being unable to watch In the Mood for Love online while in a café in Tokyo.[7] In 2010, the company adopted the new name MUBI.[8]

MUBI is a curated streaming service, which offers an ever-changing collection of hand-picked films, introducing one new film each day.

MUBI is also a distributor[9] and producer.[10] Co-productions include One Fine Morning (Mia Hansen-Løve), Port Authority[11] (Danielle Lessovitz), Amor[12] (Ekwa Msangi), Our Men (Rachel Lang), and a true crime documentary from David Farrier. MUBI is also an executive producer on Maniac Cop[13] (Nicolas Winding Refn).

MUBI PodcastsEdit

In 2021, MUBI launched two original podcasts. An English language podcast called MUBI Podcast[14] produced with Rico Gagliano, and a Spanish language podcast titled MUBI Podcast: Encuentros,[15] produced in collaboration with La Corriente del Golfo, the production house founded by Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna.

MUBI ReleasesEdit

MUBI is a distributor and in addition to releasing films on the platform, started distributing theatrically in the United States and United Kingdom in 2016.

Year Film Director Release date Countries
2016 Arabian Nights Miguel Gomes April 22, 2016 UK
The Blue Room Mathieu Amalric September 9, 2016 UK
Baden Baden Rachel Lang September 23, 2016 (UK) • November 25, 2016 (US) US, UK
I, Olga Tomás Weinreb & Petr Kazda November 18, 2016 UK
2017 The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki Juho Kuosmanen April 21, 2017 (UK) • May 19, 2017 (US) US
Weirdos Bruce McDonald May 25, 2017 US
Slack Bay Bruno Dumont June 16, 2017 UK
Mimosas Oliver Laxe August 25, 2017 UK
On Body and Soul Ildikó Enyedi September 22, 2017 UK
Félicité Alain Gomis November 10, 2017 UK
Wet Woman Akihiko Shiota November 17, 2017 US
Antiporno Sion Sono November 10, 2017 US
The Son of Joseph Eugène Green December 15, 2017 UK
2018 Lover for a Day Philippe Garrel January 12, 2018 (US) • January 19, 2018 (UK) US, UK
Have a Nice Day Liu Jian March 23, 2018 UK
Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda Stephen Nomura Schible July 6, 2018 US, UK
The Apparition Xavier Giannoli August 3, 2018 UK
Touch Me Not Adina Pintilie October 19, 2018 UK
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Gus Van Sant October 26, 2018 UK
Suspiria Luca Guadagnino November 16, 2018 UK
2019 Border Ali Abbasi March 8, 2019 UK
Under the Silver Lake David Robert Mitchell March 15, 2019 UK
Madeline's Madeline Josephine Decker May 10, 2019 UK, Ireland
Knife + Heart Yann Gonzalez July 5, 2019 UK, Ireland
LETO Kirill Serebrennikov August 16, 2019 UK, Ireland
A Dog Called Money Seamus Murphy November 8, 2019 UK, Ireland
Beanpole Kantemir Balagov October 11, 2019 UK, Ireland
Zombi Child Bertrand Bonello October 18, 2019 UK, Ireland
Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections Olivier Meyrou October 30, 2019 UK, Ireland
2020 The Staggering Girl Luca Guadagnino February 14, 2020 Worldwide (excl. China, Italy, Japan, Russia)
Bacurau Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles March 13, 2020 Germany, India, Ireland, UK
Ema Pablo Larraín May 2, 2020 Canada, India, Ireland, LATAM (Latin America) (excl. Mexico, Chile, Brazil), UK
Family Romance, LLC Werner Herzog July 4, 2020 Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, LATAM (excl. Brazil), New Zealand, Turkey, US
Matthias & Maxime Xavier Dolan August 28, 2020 Australia, India, Ireland, LATAM (excl. Mexico), New Zealand, UK, US
The Other Lamb Małgorzata Szumowska October 16, 2020 UK, Ireland
Swallow Carlo Mirabella-Davis October 31, 2020 Australia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Greece, India, Indonesia, LATAM (ex Mexico), New Zealand, Scandinavia, Romania, Slovakia, South Africa
Nimic Yorgos Lanthimos November 27, 2020 Worldwide (excluding China)
Tripping with Nils Frahm Benoit Toulemonde December 3, 2020 Worldwide
Cold Meridian Peter Strickland December 11, 2020 Worldwide
Farewell Amor Ekwa Msangi December 18, 2020 Worldwide (excluding China, Africa, Israel, North America)
2021 Beginning Dea Kulumbegashvili January 29, 2021 Germany, India, Ireland, LATAM, North America, Turkey, UK
Dead Pigs Cathy Yan February 12, 2021 Worldwide (excluding China)
Notturno Gianfranco Rosi March 5, 2021 India, Ireland, LATAM, UK
Hey There! Reha Erdem March 13, 2021 Canada, Germany, Turkey
Max Richter's Sleep Natalie Johns March 19, 2021 (India and US)

March 28, 2021 (LATAM Turkey)

India, LATAM, Turkey, US
Songs My Brothers Taught Me Chloe Zhao April 9, 2021 Germany, Ireland, Italy, LATAM, India, Netherlands, Turkey, UK and others
State Funeral Sergei Loznitsa May 7, 2021 (US Theatrical)

May 21, 2021 (on MUBI)

Australia, Canada, Ireland, India, LATAM, New Zealand, Turkey, UK, US
First Cow Kelly Reichardt May 28, 2021 (Theatrical) Ireland, UK
Shiva Baby Emma Seligman June 11, 2021 Austria, France, Germany, India, Ireland, LATAM, Turkey, UK
Sweat Magnus von Horn June 18, 2021 (US Theatrical)

July 23, 2021 (on MUBI)

India, LATAM, Turkey, US
Limbo Ben Sharrock July 30, 2021 (Theatrical)

September 23 (on MUBI)

Ireland, UK
New Order Michel Franco August 13, 2021 (UK Theatrical) Ireland, UK
Annette Leos Carax September 3, 2021 (UK Theatrical)

November 26, 2021 (on MUBI)

Ireland, India, LATAM, UK
Azor Andreas Fontana 10 September, 2021 (US Theatrical)
29 October, 2021 (UK Theatrical)
India, Ireland, Italy, Turkey, UK, US
Cryptozoo Dash Shaw 22 October, 2021 Germany, Ireland, Turkey, UK,
Petite Maman Céline Sciamma 19 November, 2021 (UK Theatrical) Ireland, Italy, Turkey, UK
Lamb Valdimar Jóhannsson 10 December, 2021 (UK Theatrical) India, Ireland, LATAM (excluding Mexico), Turkey, UK
TBC A Chiara Jonas Carpignano TBC Germany, Ireland, LATAM, Turkey, UK
Benedetta Paul Verhoeven TBC India, Ireland, Turkey, UK
Bergman Island Mia Hansen-Løve TBC Ireland, UK
Cow Andrea Arnold TBC Austria, Germany, Italy, Ireland, India, LATAM, Turkey, UK
Faya Dayi Jessica Beshir TBC France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, LATAM, Turkey, UK
Great Freedom Sebastian Meise TBC Canada, India, Ireland, LATAM (excluding Mexico), Turkey, UK, US
Lingui, The Sacred Bonds Mahamat Saleh Haroun TBC Canada, Ireland, LATAM, Turkey, UK, US
One Fine Morning Mia Hansen-Løve TBC India, Ireland, Turkey, UK
Memoria Apitchatpong Weerasethakul TBC Germany, India, Italy, LATAM (excluding Mexico/Colombia)
One Second Zhang Yimou TBC Germany, Ireland, Turkey, UK
Paris 13th District Jacques Audiard TBC India, Turkey
Pleasure Ninja Thyberg TBC Italy, Ireland, LATAM, Turkey, UK
Prayers For The Stolen Tatiana Huezo TBC Ireland, India, Italy, UK
Titane Julia Ducournau TBC India, LATAM, Turkey
The Worst Person in The World Joachim Trier TBC India, Ireland, UK
Unclenching the Fists Kira Kovalenko TBC Canada, Ireland, LATAM, India, UK, US
What Do We See When We Look At The Sky? Alexandre Koberidze TBC Canada, India, Italy, LATAM, Turkey, US

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Etherington, Darrell (2019-12-12). "MUBI's production effort nets it a sundance selection as the company goes cashflow positive". Tech Crunch.
  2. ^ Pendlebury, Ty. "Bring on the popcorn! Mubi makes its Roku debut". CNET. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  3. ^ "Apple TV Universal Search Now Includes MUBI, Hopster, and CW Seed". MacRumors. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  4. ^ February 2014, Max Langridge 19. "Home". whathifi. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  5. ^ "iTunes Store: MUBI". appstore.com.
  6. ^ "Google Play: MUBI". play.google.com.
  7. ^ Knowles, Jamillah (23 June 2012). "Why it's So Hard to Legally Stream New Movies Online". TheNextWeb.
  8. ^ "Why did we change our name to MUBI? - Film Forum on mubi.com". March 20, 2012. Archived from the original on March 20, 2012.
  9. ^ Erbland, Kate (2016-10-27). "Streaming Platform MUBI Is Getting Into the Theatrical Marketplace With First U.S. Release". IndieWire. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  10. ^ Vivarelli, Nick (2019-05-17). "MUBI, in Cannes With 'Port Authority,' Steps Up Production Activity (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  11. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (2019-05-18). "Port Authority review – a heartfelt and sensual trans love story". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  12. ^ Obenson, Tambay (2020-02-06). "To Become an American Filmmaker, Ekwa Msangi Found Her African Voice". IndieWire. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  13. ^ Otterson, Joe (2019-10-11). "Nicolas Winding Refn Sets 'Maniac Cop' Series With HBO, Canal Plus". Variety. Retrieved 2020-06-03.
  14. ^ Greene, Steve (May 26, 2021). "MUBI Launching Film Podcast Next Week with Debut Episode on Paul Verhoeven". IndieWire.
  15. ^ De La Fuente, Anna Marie (June 15, 2021). "Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna's La Corriente del Golfo, Streamer MUBI Launch Spanish-Language Podcast (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety.

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