Guest Picks: Dave Boyle

Dave Boyle's White on Rice Dave Boyle’s award-winning features White on Rice and Surrogate Valentine are available streaming on Fandor. We were lucky enough to meet him in person at (what else) a recent indie film screening, and we jumped at the chance to ask him for his Favorite Fandor Five. Continue reading

Why Net Neutrality Matters to Independent Filmmakers and Viewers

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Photo: Jeremy Brooks, licensed under CC BY 2.0

The FCC has just announced that it will propose new rules allowing ISPs to charge increased rates for higher bandwidth users, effectively negating Net Neutrality. What does this mean and what can we do?  Continue reading

Watch Indie Films on your TV? Chromecastic!

Chromecast and FandorCan’t find your remote? No need to worry. The best remote control is the one in your pocket. And now that Fandor has come to Chromecast, that smart phone can be your guide as you explore the world of film!
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Guest Picks: Gleb Osatinski

Gleb Osatinski's The House at the Edge of the GalaxyGleb Osatinski’s cosmic fable THE HOUSE AT THE EDGE OF THE GALAXY screens at Sarasota Film Festival this Saturday – but you can stream it right now on Fandor! in honor of this achievement, we asked him for his Favorite Fandor Five.

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Fandor Not Affected by Heartbleed Bug

Heartbleed, a significant security flaw involving the implementation of encryption methods used by many websites, was announced this week by security researchers.  The problem, which could expose personal information like passwords and credit card numbers, involves certain versions of the OpenSSL software. Fortunately, Fandor uses a version of OpenSSL that does not have this programming fault.  Therefore, your use of Fandor could not have been exploitable by this bug.

We take privacy very seriously at Fandor. We try to go beyond industry standards for security and we have third party companies that test our site several times a year to audit our efforts and alert us if there is something we missed.

Featured Release: Night Tide

Curtis Harrington's Night Tide
Every Friday, Fandor’s curators serve up a newly available film worthy of special attention. This week’s Featured Release is Curtis Harrington’s Night Tide, which stars a young Dennis Hopper in a love story loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe’s “Annabel Lee”.

A dreamlike thing that works its magic in unconventional ways, Night Tide continues to impress viewers with its suspenseful idiosyncrasies.” – David Kalat, Turner Classic Movies

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