Mubi (streaming service)
MUBI (//; formerly The Auteurs) is a global curated film streaming platform, production company and film distributor. MUBI produces 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.
Type of site
|Available in||Brazilian Portuguese|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|Key people||Efe Cakarel (Founder & CEO)|
|Launched||14 February 2007|
MUBI's streaming platform is available in over 190 countries on the web, Android TV, Chromecast, Roku devices, PlayStation, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, LG and Samsung Smart TVs, as well as on mobile devices including iPhone, iPad and Android.
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. In 2010, the company adopted the new name MUBI.
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 and producer. Co-productions include One Fine Morning (Mia Hansen-Løve), Port Authority (Danielle Lessovitz), Amor (Ekwa Msangi), Our Men (Rachel Lang), and a true crime documentary from David Farrier. MUBI is also an executive producer on Maniac Cop (Nicolas Winding Refn).
In 2021, MUBI launched two original podcasts. An English language podcast called MUBI Podcast produced with Rico Gagliano, and a Spanish language podcast titled MUBI Podcast: Encuentros, produced in collaboration with La Corriente del Golfo, the production house founded by Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna.
|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)
|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|
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