Magnolia Pictures Furthers CineLife Linear And Avod  Presence With New Expansion To DistroTV

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Magnolia Pictures Furthers CineLife Linear And Avod Presence With New Expansion To DistroTV

Available Now, the CineLife Channel Provides DistroTV Users With Access to Magnolia Pictures’ Vast Library of Acclaimed Independent Films and Documentaries

WHAT: Magnolia Pictures, a premier independent theatrical and home entertainment distributor in the U.S., along with its sister company, Spotlight Cinema Networks, are expanding the availability of CineLife, their flourishing linear channel in combination with its AVOD library, across the DistroTV footprint.

DistroTV, a free advertising-supported streaming service with over 150 channels and growing, will now offer CineLife and its eclectic set of global, socially aware film and TV content. DistroTV distinguishes itself from other streaming platforms by leveraging a diverse set of multicultural, multi language content from across the globe. Its availability across the largest platforms, including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and on iOS and Android devices, is quickly making DistroTV the go to content curator for its highly diverse audience with global tastes.

With the addition of the CineLife brand of films, DistroTV will now be able to provide viewers access to a celebrated selection of films and features that include acclaimed titles. Viewers can expect amazing films like the BAFTA® Award winning and Academy Award® nominated I Am Not Your Negro, Academy Award® winner I Am Love starring Academy Award® and BAFTA® winner Tilda Swinton, the Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominated A Royal Affair starring Oscar winner Alicia Vikander and Mads Mikkelsen, Two Lovers starring Oscar winners Joaquin Phoenix and Gwenyth Paltrow and Night Catches Us, starring Anthony Mackie. Additional titles streaming on CineLife include Deadfall, Hammer of the Gods, I Saw the Devil, Melancholia and Mother and much more.

WHEN: March 4, 2021

WHERE: CineLife’s ad supported linear channel is available on Channel 262 on DistroTV. For additional information, please visit

HOW: CineLife is available now for streaming via DistroTV on the following devices: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and on iOS and Android devices.

About Magnolia Pictures
The leading independent film distributor for nearly 20 years, Magnolia Pictures is the theatrical and home entertainment distribution arm of the Wagner/Cuban Companies. Recent releases include ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND, a new documentary about the cautionary and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band that world-premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival; Sundance award-winning documentary COLD CASE HAMMARSKJOLD; MIKE WALLACE IS HERE, a timely documentary on the legendary “60 Minutes” newsman; TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM, celebrating the life and career of the trailblazing literary icon; 2018 Cannes Palme d’Or winner and Oscar-nominated SHOPLIFTERS, from renowned Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-Eda; SUPPORT THE GIRLS, Andrew Bujalski’s critically lauded film starring New York Film Critics Circle Best Actress award winner Regina Hall; Box office sensation and Oscar-nominated RBG, award-winning filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen’s documentary about the consequential life and legal legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Ruben Östlund’s 2017 Cannes Palme d’Or winner and Oscar-nominated THE SQUARE; and Raoul Peck and James Baldwin’s Oscar-nominated I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO. Upcoming releases include Romanian crime thriller THE WHISTLERS, which world-premiered in competition at Cannes; and SLAY THE DRAGON, an urgent and eye-opening documentary about gerrymandering.

About DistroTV:
DistroTV,, is a free streaming television service catering to multicultural, globally-minded viewers in the US, Canada, and UK. Satisfying the growing demand for premium video content in multiple languages, DistroTV delivers a broad range of premium video content from producers in North America and UK, as well as from a range of cultures around the world including India’s vibrant Bollywood content, Latin America, Chinese and SE Asian programming. With over 50 live/linear channels plus thousands of Video on Demand (VOD) shows, DistroTV connects with people’s passion points around Entertainment, Lifestyle, Sports, News, Documentaries and International Content in live, linear and video-on-demand formats. With a growing list of curated channels from leading brands as well as producers, DistroTV feeds the growing demand for content from every corner of the world. DistroTV is available on the web as well as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and iOS and Android devices.

About Spotlight Cinema Networks
Spotlight Cinema Networks is the only cinema advertising company dedicated to serving the needs of art house and luxury exhibitors for cinema advertising, preshow entertainment, and digital display distribution. Spotlight represents top exhibitors including segment leaders Angelika Film Center, Laemmle Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas, Flix Brewhouse, and Silverspot Cinemas. CineLife® is Spotlight’s consumer entertainment platform for film lovers to engage with quality films wherever they are available, whether in theatres, on the CineLife streaming channel, or with CineLife Entertainment® which distributes event cinema titles to theatres across the U.S. For more information visit:, and

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