7 Popular Streaming Videos from Kanopy

7 Popular Streaming Videos from Kanopy

Have you checked out Kanopy, our new streaming video service? Here are 6 popular films & documentaries, and 1 Great Course, you can watch on Kanopy today.

Please note: On Kanopy, you receive 7 play credits a month to use. As soon as you click “play” on a movie, a play credit is deducted. Once a movie is played, you have 72 hours to watch it, using 1 play credit.  Kanopy includes some mature content that is best suited for our adult customers.

Must-See Classic Film: Metropolis (1949)

A classic, silent, science fiction film, Metropolis takes place in 2026 when the populace is divided between workers who must live in the dark underground and the rich who enjoy a futuristic city of splendor. Lavish and spectacular, Metropolis stands today as the crowning achievement of the German silent cinema.

Critically-Acclaimed Documentary: The Mask You Live in (2015)

This insightful documentary follows boys and teenagers as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity. The Mask You Live In ultimately illustrates how we, as a society, can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men.

Academy Award-Winning Foreign Film: Ida (2013)

The winner of Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards in 2014. Ida is a moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, makes a shocking discovery about her past.

True Crime: Captivated, The Trials of Pamela Smart (2014)

An official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Captivated is about a 22-year-old woman Pamela Smart, who was accused of plotting the 1990 murder of her husband Gregory. Pamela was subsequently convicted in the first fully-televised court case, which has inspired TV shows, books, plays and feature films. 

Oscar-Winning Short Film: Sing/Mindenki (2016)

Won the 2017 Academy Award for Best Short Film. Zsofi is struggling to fit in at her new school and singing in the school's famous choir is her only consolation, but the choir director may not be the inspirational teacher everyone thinks she is. It will take Zsofi and her new friend Liza to uncover the cruel truth.

Behind-the-Scenes: RESET, Behind the Scenes of the Paris Opera Ballet (2016)

A riveting documentary on the creative process, RESET depicts renowned choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied (best known for choreographing the dance sequences in the 2011 thriller Black Swan).

Great Courses: Practicing Mindfulness, An Introduction to Meditation Course (2015)

Gain a clear understanding of the essence of meditation—and how best to practice it—in 24 episodes filled with guided exercises, principles and techniques, and more. Each episode uses 1 play credit. 

Great Courses: Practicing Mindfulness