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Great Cinema with Kanopy

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources,
Collage of new films in Kanopy

Kanopy offers Los Angeles Public Library cardholders 24/7 online streaming access to the most acclaimed movies and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers. These films are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere. Movies, documentaries and educational video programming feature diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs. The newest featured films for October 2018 are here to check out.

a film still from the movie Aquarius. A woman standing next to a leafy tree, looking up, wearing a plain t-shirt

Clara is the only remaining apartment owner in a beautiful older building targeted for demolition by ruthless luxury high-rise developers. As the builders' tactics to remove Clara become increasingly hostile, Clara proves to be a force to be reckoned with. Nominated for the Palm d'Or and the Queer Palm at the Cannes Film Festival. Aquarius was also nominated for Best International Film at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.

More Kanopy New Releases

a mvoie poster of zero motivation: five women in space suits

Zero Motivation: Winner of Best Narrative Feature and the Nora Ephron Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Terrified by the possibility of being left alone in the desolated base without her best friend, Zohar tries to prevent her closest friend from leaving.

a photograph of many people standing in front of huge buildings

Manufactured Landscapes: Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema - Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.

A striking new documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky.

a movie poster featuring a picture of a young smiling 10 year old boy

Boy: Winner of Best Feature Film at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Acclaimed director Taika Waititi,Hunt for the Wilderpeople, presents a creative coming-of-age comedy set in 1984, following an eleven-year-old Michael Jackson fanatic nicknamed "Boy."

different movie posters from German cinema

Wunderbar: A Celebration of German Film

Watch a collection of outstanding German films ranging from acclaimed classics to award-winning contemporary titles