IndieFlix Pick – Jingle Blues, Jingle Bells

One of the many online services we offer at Cheshire Library is IndieFlix. IndieFlix gives you access to thousands of streaming movies (full length, shorts and documentaries) from independent filmmakers and more than 2,000 film festivals worldwide, including SXSW, Sundance, Cannes, and Slamdance.   Indieflix curates the best (or possibly the weirdest, depending on your taste) from worldwide film festivals to make sure indies have an audience.

All you need to access these films is a Cheshire Library Card and a broadband internet-connected device. No checkouts, returns, or waiting. Multiple users can watch the same film on different devices at the same time.

CaptureOur IndieFlix Pick this month is Jingle Blues Jingle Bells. This British film by Sylvester Williams is comedy about a a black family with one white child and their count down to Christmas, from 12 days before. The pressure gets worse when dad loses his job, but nothing prepares him and other members of the family from discovering a secret that could tear a happy family apart. This film is universally appealing and all families will relate to this family film. Here’s the trailer:

IndieFlix is available on all internet-enabled computers, tablets including iPad and Android, and smartphones through a web browser. Many films are also available on Roku and Xbox. These films are not rated by the MPAA, so viewer discretion is advised. Try IndieFlix and let us know what you think!

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