A fresh take on the best stories set to film

Librarian Ros Dorsman enjoying a Beamafilm.

Librarian Ros Dorsman enjoying a Beamafilm.

Forbes Library members can stream hundreds of the best Australian and independent movies, documentaries and festival favourites at home for free using their library cards.

This includes a great range of new releases along with classics such a "Gurrumul"", "2040", "La Dolce Vita" and "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" alongside great TV content such as "Catherine the Great" (starring Helen Mirren), "Name of the Rose" and "Un Village Francais".

Beamafilm is a premium movie streaming service offering a carefully curated catalogue of feature films alongside an ever-expanding program of new releases.

Their outstanding collection of award-winners, independent features, documentaries, classic movies and Australian favourites is designed to delight, inspire and entertain and library members can now stream form home on any internet-connected device.

Library members can access Beamafilm directly or from their library catalogue page where they simply need to log-in to the service with their library membership number.

Beamafilm offers more than 750 independent films with the option for high definition streaming. Its outstanding collection is handpicked, with a strong focus on award-winning indie features, documentaries, classics and Aussie masterpieces. It's the perfect solution if you're looking for something different to watch during the week or for a weekend treat.

According to Central West Libraries Technical Service Librarian Ros Dorsman, "Beamafilm is a fantastic resource for high quality movies and documentaries. At a time when mainstream movie streaming platforms offer less than 2% Australian content, we are excited to bring this new movie catalogue featuring more the 35% Aussie masterpieces to library members."

If you require assistance with your library membership card please call library staff on 6393 8132 during weekdays 9am to 5pm. Head to the website www.cwl.nsw.gov.au for online resources available 24/7.