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Streaming Video Resources A-Z

Alexander Street: Follow this link to search across all fifteen of Harvard's video databases from this vendor.
American History in Video: Newsreels, interviews, and documentaries spanning the history of Europeans in North America
Classical Performance in Video: Mostly live performances, but some interviews and documentaries as well
Dance in Video: Productions of all types of dance, plus some documentaries
Digital Theatre Plus: Filmed productions, interviews and workshops, and theory and criticism
Digitalia Film Library: Collection of documentaries and feature films; strong on Latin American content
Electronic Arts Intermix: Videos by some of the major avant garde artists of the 20th & 21st centuries
Ethnographic Video Online: Ethnographic films, documentaries, feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork
EVIA Digital Archive: Ethnographic video collection with strong metadata
Film Platform: Documentary films from across the world
Filmakers Library Online: Wide range of documentary films
The HistoryMakers: African American video oral history
Ideas Roadshow: Interviews with leading scholars across the disciplines
Independent World Cinema: more than 400 films produced from the early 20th century to today
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE): Video articles from all science disciplines
Kanopy: Mix of documentaries and feature films, including a portion of the Criterion Collection
Latin America in Video: Original language documentaries from Latin America
LGBT Studies in Video: Documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and features exploring LGBT history & culture Training videos in computer software, web design, audio/visual tools, and much more
The March of Time: Newsreels from 1935-1967, restored and searchable Classical music concerts live and on-demand, plus many documentaries
Met Opera on Demand: Operas from The Metropolitan Opera viewable on demand
NBC Learn: Current events as well as historical news coverage and special features
New World Cinema: Independent feature films and shorts from 1990-present
OnArchitecture: Videos of buildings and interviews with architects, artists and curators
Opera in Video: Filmed performances, interviews, and documentaries
Pidgeon Digital: Interviews and presentations by famous architects from the 1950s to today
PBS Video Collection: Documentaries from PBS, including Ken Burns, NOVA, Frontline, and more
Routledge Performance Archive: Interviews, performances, workshops, and documentaries
Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda: documentaries, newsreels and features from Communist countries in the 20th century
Theatre in Video: Performances, interviews, documentaries of worldwide theater
Vanderbilt Television News Archive: U.S. television news broadcasts from 1968 to the present
World History in Video: Documentaries spanning world history from earliest civilizations to now
World Newsreels Online: Collection of international newsreels from the early 20th century


Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, etc

Many of the major consumer streaming platforms don't offer subscriptions to institutions. Among others, these include:
  • Netflix
  • Amazon Video
  • Hulu
  • HBOgo
  • Filmstruck
  • MUBI
  • Fandor
You'll need to rely on individual subscriptions to access these platforms.