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This year we are taking requests from instructors for films to be used in online classes or to be viewed asynchronously in in-person classes. As this list will change over the year, I am not posting a list here.
Most films requested for FY22 expire on Aug 31, 2022. These films will need to be re-requested for FY23.
See the SWANK Digital Campus Database for a list of Films:
To see our current selections, go to the SWANK Digital Campus database and search by title or scroll to browse. Alternatively, look in the library catalog for the film by title and look for online options.
SWANK Digital Campus This link opens in a new window
Offers online streaming of a wide range of feature films, documentaries, and foreign films.
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System Requirements: Widevine Browser Plugin (free download versions for PC and Mac) or SWANK Media Player app (iOS and Android).
Can't find what you want?
Request a Film (Instructors only)
Instructors may use this form to recommend a streaming video from SWANK or other streaming source. Priority is given to faculty requests for films required for classes. Criteria include on vs. off campus use, number of students enrolled, availability of the film on other platforms, and past usage data.
Videos at GSU Guide
Our guide to video resources
Use the GIL-Find catalog to look for videos from all sources.
~Narrow Format to Visual for video
~Narrow to Full Access Online for streaming
~Narrow to Available in the Library for DVD/VHS
Is it available in SWANK? Here's their catalog.
Kanopy Streaming Video This link opens in a new window
Note: Some Kanopy titles are currently unavailable for viewing but might be available for purchase consideration. Click through to the video to fill out a request.
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that provides students and faculty access to a large collection of documentaries and independent films in a wide variety of subjects. To access, select "Log in to GSU." You may scroll down to select "Skip" to bypass account creation in Step 4 of 4.
Following are some films frequently used in Film courses available through the Kanopy database. GSU Username and password required for off-campus access.
Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online This link opens in a new window
(AVON) A comprehensive video collection that delivers over 70,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas. Includes films from producers such as California Newsreel, Sony Pictures Classics, Music Box, Oscilloscope, BBC, Collective Eye, Royal Shakespeare Company, BroadwayHD, and more.
Thank you to Nara Newcomer from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Sheila Ouellette from St. Louis Community College for allowing us to reuse the content of their SWANK guides.