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Thoughtful Entertainment: Kanopy

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources,
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Kanopy offers Los Angeles Public Library cardholders 24/7 online streaming access to the most acclaimed movies and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers. We are excited to announce that most recently, Kanopy has acquired over 70+ films from A24. A24 is a production and distribution company that has built a strong reputation as an indie film powerhouse. A24 produced cinema include such outstanding films like the Oscar®- winning Moonlight, Lady Bird and The Florida Project. These newest featured films for December 2018 are here to check out and stream 24/7!

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Still from Moonlight via A24

More Kanopy New Releases


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Room: Oscar winner for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

In this award-winning film, a kidnapped mother (Brie Larson) and son (Jacob Tremblay) make a daring escape and experience a dramatic homecoming. Based on the best-selling novel Room is a riveting look at the power of imagination and unstoppable force of a mother's love.

a film still from ex machine, a woman who looks like she's part robot

Ex Machina: Oscar winner for Best Achievement in Visual Effects and nominated for Best Screenplay

A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.

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The Florida Project: Nominated for Best Director at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival

Set on a stretch of highway in a budget motel managed by Bobby (Willem Dafoe), just outside the imagined utopia of Disney World, The Florida Project follows six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother over the course of a single summer.

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Lady Bird: Golden Globe winner for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

Directed by Greta Gerwig and nominated for five Oscars, Lady Bird is a warm, affecting comedy about a high schooler (Saoirse Ronan) who must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course of her eventful and poignant senior year of high school.


 

 

 

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