New Releases for May 1!

It’s the first glorious New Release Tuesday of May!

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Cinema Jackpot! – SCREAM

by John S.

Cinema Jackpot! – SCREAM

Cinema Jackpot! is a series that reviews films with uncertain origins which ultimately became popular smash hits. Everyone loves a good success story. Join us as we explore how these movies caught lightning in a  bottle and triumphed.

(Cinema Jackpot! runs alternately with Movie Postmortems)


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30 Years of Scarecrow!

Scarecrow Video is celebrating 30 years of connecting people with their new favorite films and in honor of this landmark occasion, we’re launching a 30th Anniversary Fundraiser to lay the foundation for our next 30 years.
Proudly non-profit since 2014, your support has allowed us to keep this important collection alive. At 131,000+ titles (three times the number currently available from major streaming services), we give you the power to curate your own viewing experience like no corporation can.
You’ve also helped us develop unique community outreach efforts. Our screening room hosts free movies and lectures nearly every night, we’ve created programs that deliver meaningful content to families and seniors, and we are currently working with high schools and universities to provide educators with media and the expertise of Scarecrow staff to supplement their lessons.
But most importantly you have kept this collection — the largest publicly available collection in the world — growing and thriving. From international blockbusters to local micro-budgets, from anime to Zoetrope, Scarecrow provides unparalleled access to important, diverse voices and you make it happen.
To keep this collection thriving, please support us during our anniversary fund drive by visiting our GoFundMe. To show our appreciation, we’re offering gifts and opportunities to connect with Scarecrow in unique ways. Learn more about those here. Your gift will assure that this important collection remains publicly available, and you will be funding our continued effort to develop new ways to connect people with their next favorite films. Join us as we lead the way for videos in a digital age!

Want $1 Off a Rental in April?

In honor of STG and the Paramount Theatre’s Leading Ladies series at Silent Movie Mondays, throughout the month of April you can get one dollar off the rental price of any catalog title* written or directed by a female filmmaker! All you have to do is let us know when you check out to get the discount. Women have been an important part of film as a storytelling medium since its inception, and Scarecrow holds the full history – from early 20th Century through to today. Take a deep dive into our vast collection and get a dollar off along the way!

*Not to be combined with any other offer. Catalog titles only.