OVID.tv – NOW STREAMING: Black History Month, Tsai Ming-liang’s “Rebels of the Neon God” & More!

OVID.tv is proud to present a deep dive into Black history – from a documentary on the Apollo Theater in Harlem to a history of African-American art, and documentary portraits of Ella Baker, Roy DeCarava, and Okwui Okpokwasili, to prize-winning films by path-breaking filmmakers such as John Akomfrah, Madeline Anderson, St. Claire Bourne, Cheryl Dunye, and Marlon Riggs. Explore this selection of over 50 films on aspects of the African-American experience.
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Tsai Ming-liang’s
Rebels of the Neon God & The Hole

*Streaming Premieres & OVID Exclusives*
 Now on OVID: Tsai Ming-liang’s groundbreaking 1992 feature that brought him onto the world scene, Rebels of the Neon God. This youth-in-revolt film brings Taipei’s video game arcades, shopping malls, and shady street corners to life.

Ming-liang’s 1998 feature The Hole is a vaguely futuristic story set just prior to the start of the 21st century about two residents who refuse to leave their homes in spite of a virus that has forced the evacuation of the area.

Radu Jude’s Aferim! & 
I Do Not Care If We Go Down
in History as Barbarians

*Streaming Premieres & OVID Exclusives*
 

The Romanian filmmaker Radu Jude was awarded the Best Director, Silver Bear Award at Berlinale for AFERIM! A feature narrative about a runaway gypsy slave in early 19th-century Romania and the local police hired to to find him. Variety calls it “an exceptional, deeply intelligent gaze at a key historical period, with significant ramifications for today.”

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