As a library member, you can stream hundreds of documentaries, independent films, and educational videos for free from two online film services - Australasian Video Online, and Beamafilm.

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Watch hundreds of Australian and world films including award winners and festival favourites.

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Get started

  • Go to the Beamafilm website or download the app to your device:
  • find a movie you like and start watching!

Create an account with Beamafilm and you can:

  • bookmark your favourite titles to watch later
  • view your history
  • pick up where you left off when viewing movies

Search our catalogue for specific titles.

Need more information?

Try Beamafilm's system requirements and FAQs.

Australasian Video Online

  • Watch on your computer or mobile device.
  • Documentary and educational videos from many of Australia's top video publishers, including the National Film and Sound Archive, ABC and SBS.
  • Additional features including teaching guides and transcripts.

Get started

Log in with your library membership number, search for a film and start watching!

Search our catalogue for specific titles.

Need more information?

Try Australasian Video Online's help.

Additional help

Need help using your device? Find out about courses in your local library.

Access Libraries Tasmania's Niche Academy for tutorials on using a range of online resources including eBooks, eMagazines, Ancestry, Google Docs, Facebook, Pinterest and more.

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