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Alternate Titles: Kanopy Streaming

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PLEASE READ: UBC access to Kanopy videos is currently being mediated by UBC Library staff. Only videos for course use requested by faculty/instructors will be activated at this time. Requests for access to videos can be sent to

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that provides access to more than 26,000 films each year. Kanopy works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer award-winning collections including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more. 

Users can create an account on Kanopy, Facebook or Google to create playlists and save film clips.


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Linking? Yes
Learning Management System? Yes
Text and Data Mining? No
Alumni Access? No
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Film Studies; General


Streaming Video