iwonder, a new video streaming service, has launched in Malaysia with 1,000+ of the world’s best documentary movies and series. The service is priced at US$4.99 (approximately RM20) after a 1-month free trial.
From today, movie and TV lovers in Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos will get access to the fast-growing video streaming service dedicated to award-winning and acclaimed documentaries.
Already a hit in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand where it launched earlier this year, iwonder.com – which was founded by former iflix senior management – launches in Malaysia with over 1,000 of the globe’s best factual entertainment content.
With genres like: current affairs, culture, social issues, politics, music, art, tech, sports, climate change, history and more – iwonder’s extensive library features films and series making headlines at the Oscars, Emmys, Sundance, Cannes Film Festival, and more. These include:
The acclaimed film detailing investigations into the nefarious trails of the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB, Najib Razak, Jho Low and Riza Aziz scandal. The Kleptocrats features exclusive interviews with Najib’s brother Nazir, politician Tony Pua, cartoonist Zunar, activist Anis Syafiqah, authors of bestselling book ‘Billion Dollar Whale’, and even Hollywood actor Robert De Niro. Watch exclusive footage of: Low meeting Najib in New York, Low partying with stars Leonardo Dicaprio, Miranda Kerr and Paris Hilton, and over-the-top parties hosted by Riza Aziz and Red Granite Pictures where Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Jamie Foxx performed.
The Sheffield International Documentary Grand Jury Award nominated story of a determined millennial leading a fearless female battalion in their bold fight against ISIS in Syria.
The Emmy -nominated film on inspiring 98-year-old style and design legend Iris Apfel.
Keeping viewers up-to-date with global current affairs like the 1MDB scandal, Hong Kong protests, Brexit, #MeToo movement, climate change and more, news stories are integrated into the iwonder.com home page and paired with film recommendations that explore similar themes and provide deeper context into each topic.
iwonder.com is available for a 1-month free trial and then at a low US$4.99 per month (approximately RM20) or US$49.90 (approximately RM200) for an annual subscription. Viewers can sign up at iwonder.com or by downloading the iOS or Android mobile or tablet apps to watch on the move or on big screens via Chromecast or Airplay.