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Kanopy and Streaming Video Services

Kanopy is a streaming video service. You may see the current Kanopy videos that the library has available to view.

Kanopy

Kanopy is a streaming video service that provides access to documentaries, world cinema, and classic films. 

Videos may be requested by emailing library@untdallas.edu.

New Videos on Kanopy  

Belladonna of Sadness - Kanashimi no Beradonna

After being banished from her village, a peasant woman makes a pact with the devil to gain magical ability. A classic-animated gem from Japan adapted from the novel, Belladonna by Jules Michelet, the story concerns a love affair taking place in the Middle Ages shadowed by witch-trials and the Inquisition (Available until March 1, 2023)..

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies worldwide and landed Piketty on Time's list of most influential people), this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, a film that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, and shines a new light on today's growing inequalities. Traveling through time, the film assembles accessible pop-culture references coupled with interviews of some of the world's most influential experts delivering an insightful and empowering journey through the past and into our future (Available until March 1, 2023).

Stolen Education - The Legacy of Hispanic Racism in Schools

As a 9 year-old second grader, Lupe had been forced to remain in the first grade for three years, not because of her academic performance but solely because she was Mexican American. She was one of eight young students who testified in a federal court case in 1956 to end the discriminatory practice (Hernandez et al. v. Driscoll Consolidated Independent School District), one of the first post-Brown desegregation court cases to be litigated.

STOLEN EDUCATION portrays the courage of these young people, testifying in an era when fear and intimidation were used to maintain racial hierarchy and control. The students won the case, but for almost sixty years the case was never spoken about in the farming community where they lived despite its significance (Available until March 1, 2023).

Goin' to Chicago - Personal Stories of the Great African American Migration

GOIN' TO CHICAGO chronicles one of the most momentous yet least heralded sagas of American history - the great migration of African Americans from the rural South to the cities of the North and West after World War II. Four million black people created a dynamic urban culture outside the South, changing America forever (Available until February 1, 2023).

Yeelen 

Set in the powerful Mali Empire of the 13th century, Yeelen follows the journey of Nianankoro, a young warrior who must battle the powerful Komo cult. Nianankoro's greatest enemy is his own father, a dangerous and corrupt wizard who uses his dark magic to try and destroy his son. Traveling over the arid Bambara, Fulani, and Dogan lands of ancient West Africa, Nianankoro eventually comes face to face with his father in a final fatal showdown (Available until January 1, 2023).

Black Robe

In the 17th century, a Jesuit missionary nicknamed BLACK ROBE by the natives and his small party of companions try reaching the Huron tribe in Canada all while facing mistrust, Iroquois warring parties, and harsh winter conditions (Available until February 1, 2023).

Hurdle

HURDLE reveals an important and intimate story emerging from the hearts and actions of Palestinian youth as the Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian territories reached its 50th year (Available until November 1, 2022).

Eighth Grade

Thirteen-year-old Kayla (Elsie Fisher) endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school--the end of her thus far disastrous eighth-grade year--before she begins high school (Available until September 1, 2022).

Cane Toads: An Unnatural History

Cane Toads exposes one of the most bizarre biological blunders of all time. In 1935, in a strategic operation designed to save the nation's sugar cane crop from destruction by the greyback beetle, the Queensland Government imported a sackload of Bufo Marinus, the cane toad, from Hawaii. What the team of scientists failed to realize was that the beetle could fly while the cane toad couldn't! The mission was a failure. The cane toad adapted beautifully to its new environment, spread everywhere, ate everything, and soon became a pest of plague proportions (Available October 1, 2022). 

My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of it

Both heartfelt and entertaining, MY DEPRESSION uniquely illuminates the symptoms, emotions, and side effects of depression using animation, comedy, and music. The film helps to make a difficult and sometimes taboo topic more understandable, both for those who may be suffering from depression as well as family and friends of people with the disorder. MY DEPRESSION takes viewers through an individual's journey from the early symptoms through the darkest moments, and the search to try to find help and light at the end of the tunnel (Available until July 1, 2022).

 

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