New to Stream: Kanopy celebrates Women’s History Month
In looking towards the brighter side of the month, Kanopy, the premium, free-to-the-user entertainment streaming platform, has curated special collections of films to celebrate Women’s History Month! The list of titles on the streaming service includes Oscar winners, foreign language films, documentaries, and more. These films are available for free to library cardholders at partnered universities and public libraries nationwide.
To help fans facing lockdowns and quarantines amidst this month’s outbreak concerns, the streaming service has also announced that it will be offering a large selection of titles for credit-free streaming for the next 30 days, as well as unlimited access to Kanopy Kids to allow parents to continue to provide educational content to kids and families at home with titles such as Sesame Street, Arthur, and more.
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Some of the credit-free films that are currently available include:
- Black Cop
- East Side Sushi
- Fear X
- Penny Serenade
- Super Size Me
- Tortilla Soup
Women’s History Month Recommendations:
Fearless Female Performances
Five female-fronted films that take viewers to the edge
- Her Smell – Starring Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss
- The Hours – Starring Oscar winners Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and Julianne Moore
- Tu Dors Nicole – Starring Julianne Côté and Catherine St-Laurent
- Unsane – Starring Golden Globe winner Claire Foy
- Young Adult – Starring Oscar winner Charlize Theron
Pioneering Female Filmmakers
Radical, original films from essential female voices
- Born in Flames – Directed by Sundance Film Festival winner Lizzie Borden
- I Am Not a Witch – Directed by BAFTA winner Rungano Nyoni
- Madeline’s Madeline – Directed by Josephine Decker
- Sita Sings the Blues – Directed by Nina Paley
- Take This Waltz – Directed by Canadian Screen Award winner Sarah Polley
Women in Current Events
Powerful films that discuss women in today’s political climate
- Big Dream – Directed by Kelly Cox
- Half the Picture – Directed by DGA winner Amy Adrion
- Miss Representation – Directed by News & Documentary Emmy winner Jennifer Siebel Newsom
- She Started It – Directed by Insiyah Saeed and Nora Poggi
- Women’s March – Directed by Mischa Hedges
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Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and universities that offers films and documentaries. The service’s subdivision, Kanopy Kids, includes children’s programming, with all regular members having access to the sub-channel.
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