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Middle East and Islamic Studies Library Resources

A guide designed for graduate students and researchers.

Film Collections and Streaming

Streaming Movies Online. 


Kanopy Thousands of classic feature films, educational shorts and documentaries [Harvard University on Kanopy platform which you can access with your Harvard login: If a title doesn’t show up in a search, please fill out a Harvard Library purchase request form (here)]


Alexander Street Follow this link to search across all nineteen of Harvard's video databases from this vendor.


Swank Motion Pictures  is the nontheatrical distributor for the majority of the major Hollywood studios as well as many independent, foreign, art house, and documentary offerings." [Streaming Server Registration NEEDED]


Tubi TV  Streaming free service, which includes some Algerian movies subtitled in English such as : Inch' Allah Dimanche, Masquerades (Mascarades), Zabana!, Viva Laldjerie.   Selection of popular cinema from North Africa


YouTube  Selection of popular cinema from North Africa and Middle East.