Kanopy: Award Winning Films and More

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources,
Kanopy: Thoughtful Entertainment

If you are interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, then Kanopy is for you. Kanopy is an on-demand video streaming service that is free to anyone with a Los Angeles Public Library card. This month, Kanopy is featuring a Women’s History Month Collection, showcasing a selection of films dedicated to social transformation, women’s history, and women in film. New releases of award-winning films are now being featured on Kanopy as well.

photos of famous women celebrating women's history month on kanopy

New Releases

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The Vietnam War

Winner at Critics' Choice Documentary Awards

An immersive film series tells the epic story of one of the most misunderstood events in American history.

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The Little Hours

Official Selection at the Sundance Film Festival

Loosely based on the 14th century Decameron, it is brought to life in this modern adaptation with an all-star cast.

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Cannes Best Actress Winner, Kirsten Dunst

Two sisters find their relationship challenged as a strange new planet is about to collide with Earth.

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Force Majeure

Golden Globe Nominee

A wickedly funny psychodrama about a model Swedish family on a skiing holiday in the French Alps.

What are some of your film recommendations from Kanopy?
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