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counselorArthouse instead of mainstream: These are two Netflix alternatives

# 1 Sooner

Film festival fans may already be familiar with the Sooner streaming service. The 36th International Short Film Festival Berlin took place there at the end of 2020. At the beginning of 2021 it continued with film pearls from France. But even beyond such virtual festivals, the platform from Berlin is recommended as an alternative to Netflix.

Motto: "The new European streaming alternative"

The provider about himself: “Sooner is a European streaming service that goes beyond the mainstream and offers a large selection of award-winning films, exclusive series and creative documentaries. The platform from Berlin shows works by great directors as well as novelties by up-and-coming and authentic talents. "

Who is behind it: EYZ Media and ContentScope from Berlin as well as Metropolitan Filmexport in Paris.

Costs: Subscriptions cost from 4.99 euros / month, films from 1.95 euros (rent) or from 5.95 euros (unlimited streaming); some contributions are available free of charge

Trial period: 14 days

# 2 cinema on demand

No subscription is taken out with Kino on Demand. Films on demand are available in this online video library. The highlight: The offer advertises that streaming also supports the cinema around the corner.

Motto: “Help your cinema now! Five films online - five euros straight to the cinema "

The provider about himself: “Over 400 films - selected by your cinema. At Kino on Demand you only see the best films (...) and also benefit from your cinema visits. When you request a film for the first time, you will receive a five-euro cinema voucher for your favorite cinema. And from then on always with every fifth film release. "

You can find out which cinemas are participating here www.kino-on-demand.com/cinemas. The voucher will also be credited to the selected cinema if it has not been redeemed for six months, as the industry service "Blickpunkt: Film" reported in 2019.

Who is behind it: Rushlake Media

Costs: A regular film download for 48 hours costs 4.99 euros (some films are reduced).