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Requesting a Film on Kanopy
Oberlin has limited access to films on Kanopy. All requests are considered on a title by title basis. When requesting a film on the Kanopy platform, please use your Oberlin email address. If you are requesting access for a specific course at Oberlin, please provide that information on the form.
You can search OBIS to find out which films we currently license from Kanopy.
Other Streaming Video Platforms
Academic Video Online
Streaming documentaries, films, and demonstrations on topics including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
Educational documentaries curated to help students examine the issues related to social, ecological, political and environmental justice around the world. Access is available at Oberlin College through 2023..
Feature Films for Education
Hundreds of streaming full-length feature films for educational instructional purposes. This collection focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles, including documentaries, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award winners, and more.
Films on Demand
A streaming video collection that provides unlimited access to 300,000 video clips in numerous subject areas. Includes captioning with interactive and searchable transcripts on all titles, as well as instructions for embedding videos in learning management systems.
World Cinema Video Collection
Streaming feature films from Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, including films from the silent era, from the mid-20th century, as well as award-winning contemporary works.