Czech Indie Alternatives to Netflix

These Eng-friendly local streaming services offer something for fans of independent film

The world’s leading streaming service Netflix announced expansion into 130 countries of the world last week including the Czech Republic and Slovakia. A free trial monthly subscription is now available; basic monthly packages range from 220-325 CZK.

If your taste skews indie, these English-friendly local sites offer an interesting alternative to Netflix:


Czech Indie Alternatives to Netflix

This relatively new service lets you watch films that have been screened at Prague arthouse cinemas Aero, Bio Oko, and Světozor. See the Eng-friendly catalogue of films here.

Stream in high-quality or you can download a range of Czech films, blockbusters, and foreign indies for 60 CZK to 90 CZK; one downside: the site interface is only in Czech only.

Streaming now: Youth, Frank, Melancholia

DocAlliance Films

Czech Indie Alternatives to Netflix

Billing itself as an online documentary cinema, DA Films is backed by a group of seven important European film festivals.

Their streaming service offers more than 1,000 docs for streaming or downloading. Prices range from free to 5 EUR with a catalog comprising everything from shorts to popular festival selections.

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The dual-language website include interviews with directors and film fest news in English.

Streaming now: Selections from the Festival of Iranian Film (Free)

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