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New Streaming Film Database

Enjoy some of the most iconic films in history, such as the 1923 silent comedy, "Safety Last!"

Enjoy some of the most iconic films in history, such as the 1923 silent comedy, “Safety Last!”

The Library now has a subscription to Kanopy, one of the largest and most significant collections of films in the world. Regent users now have 24/7 access to major films of all genres, including documentaries, training films, theatrical releases, and great works in the history of cinema.

The Kanopy Film Collection currently numbers more than 26,000 films on nearly every topic imaginable from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, and Documentary Education Resources.

Kanopy’s intuitive platform invites browsing and searching and makes it easy to watch, share, and discuss many of the finest works in the history of filmmaking. Click here to begin exploring this unique resource.

Database Trial: The Criterion Collection

The Library has a trial subscription to The Criterion Collection. Widely considered the best of world cinema and comprising some of the most influential works of the last century, The Criterion Collection showcases the definitive versions of seminal titles in the history of motion pictures. Features accompanying the films include HD streaming, scrolling transcripts, and shareable clips and playlists.

Enjoy the greatest works in the history of film, such as Safety Last (1923), staring Harold Lloyd.

Enjoy the greatest works in the history of film, such as Safety Last (1923), staring Harold Lloyd.

With more than 700 titles spanning 1915 through 2013, The Criterion Collection has no rival for the study (and enjoyment) of film history.

Trial expires March 10, 2015. Click here to explore the database.

The Library’s seeks to acquire the best possible databases for the research of Regent students, staff, and faculty. Your input during trials helps us decide whether or not to subscribe to a new database. Please share your opinions on The Criterion Collection by completing our short evaluation form.