If you enjoy independent films and documentaries, you might want to check out the iOS app SnagFilms, available for both the iPad and iPhone. With SnagFilms, you can watch award winning indie documentaries and movies on your iPad, iPhone or send them to your television using Air Play and Apple TV – all for free!
Add Films to Your Queue & Watch Trailers
While browsing movies, SnagFilms allows you to add films to your queue to watch later on by tapping the Add to Queue icon. Once you add a film to the queue, you can easily access it by tapping the My Stuff icon on the bottom of the screen. The My Stuff screen lists recommended films based on your tastes, any items that you have added to your queue as well as your watched films.
List by Categories
Tap the Categories icon on the bottom of the screen to list all available films by categories, helping you to quickly find those items you are interested in.
- Science and Environment
- Arts and Culture
- Award Winning
- Cult Classics
- Faith and Spirituality
- Kids and Family
- Health & Food
- Classic Movies
So you can see, there is something for everyone.
SnagFilms has a powerful search engine that allows you to search by title, genre, topic and run time. Simply type in your search criteria in the Search Box on top of the page and then tap the Search button.
While browsing, click the icon for any movie or documentary to display information for that item. The information screen displays a brief synopsis as well as the writer, director, actors, etc. From here, you can view clips and trailers, read reviews left by others and view a list of similar items.
SnagFilms is an excellent way to discover independent movies and documentaries. I found that the content is excellent and the app makes it easy to browse films. How can you beat free movies?