Collection of essential independent, social-issue, and environmental films including films from Bullfrog Films, Collective Eye Films, First Run Features, GOOD DOCS, Icarus Films, Women Make Movies, and more.
Curated streaming video collection of popular documentaries. You can only view titles that Merrimack currently licenses. To request a Kanopy video, search for the video on Kanopy and submit a “Request for Access” form or email us at email@example.com
Part of the American Memory Digital collections,includes historical primary source videos related to work, vaudeville, entertainment, and historical markers like civil rights history or the great earthquake of San Francisco. Most videos are silent movies from the late 80's up to the 1920's.
A subset of the non-profit Internet Archive an open access comprehensive digital archive founded by Brewster Kahle in May 1996. Viewers of the film archive can turn on closed captioning for the videos.
A repository of digitized video content for the digital video, multimedia retrieval, digital library, and other research communities. Created and sponsored by UNC's School of Library & Info Science. Archival videos include storyboards but no closed captions.
PBS provides free streaming to some of its content, including selected episodes of Frontline, American Masters, First Civilizations, and more. Additionally select episodes from PBS dramas are also available. Use their search box to locate titles, or browse titles by category.
Offering free documentary titles, DocumentaryStorm, curates hundreds of documentary films available online for educational purposes as well as personal enjoyment. Titles can searched by category, or by consulting their full title list at: https://documentarystorm.com/full-documentary-list/
Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.