Netflix has added another partner to its growing “Watch
Instantly” option. IFC Entertainment has signed on with the online movie rental
service, giving Netflix rights to stream 53 films online including John Sayles’
“The Brother From Another Planet” and Errol Morris’ “The Thin Blue Line”.
The films will be available beginning Nov. 20.
“We’re excited to give their customers instant access to this wide-ranging collection of independent film,” said Lisa Schwartz, executive vice president for IFC Entertainment. “Our top priority is to make independent film available to a wider audience and this partnership further underscores that commitment."
Other films covered in the agreement include Christopher
Nolan’s first outing “Following” and Joe Swanberg’s “Nights and Weekends”.
Several foreign language titles, including “Brothers,” “Sex is Comedy” and
“Solo Con Tu Pareja” will also be enabled for instant streaming.