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Streaming Video: Kanopy

KANOPY

Changes to Kanopy

Due to high costs and unsustainability of current pricing model, as of October 1, 2020, Kanopy has changed to a mediated model where acquisition of films will be restricted to faculty and course related requests.  If funds permit, requests from students and other campus members will be considered.

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Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a "Netflix-like" user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers.

  • Coverage – The library will have access only to licensed films until license expires. Films are licensed for one year.
  • Requesting films in Kanopy - Requests for course materials is prioritized.  Films are licensed for one year from the date added to the portal. Patrons will need to submit a renewal request if film will continue to be used to avoid a break in coverage.
    • How do I request a film?  Patrons can submit a title request from within Kanopy or use our streaming (film) media purchase/renewal request form to submit a title request. Submitting requests via Kanopy platform is preferred as patrons will get an email from the vendor as soon as the film is approved with access link.
    • Can I use any email to submit a film request? No, be sure to provide your UTRGV email so that we know you are affiliated with the university. Using another email may cause delays as we confirm you are affiliated with the university.
    • What course related information should I include and why? Including the information below in the initial request will avoid delays and help us demonstrate impact in student savings and ROI as well as help us advocate for funding. We ask that you include how the film will be used in the request. This will help us prioritize and evaluate requests. To avoid delays or rejection of your request, please be thorough in your response.
      • Instructor
      • Course name
      • Course section
      • How will the film be used in the course
      • # of students enrolled
  • Allow time for processing and licensing of films. Submit requests early to allow sufficient time for processing and licensing of films. Most films may take between 2 - 3 days to become active.
  • I requested a film and license is expiring. How to I submit a renewal for this title? Use our streaming (film) media purchase/renewal request form to submit your renewal request. 
  • Public Performance Rights (PPR) – Most Kanopy films have public performance rights and will have the PPR logo.

 

Link:  Kanopy

Link: Streaming (Film) Media Purchase/Renewal Request Form

Kanopy Films Expiring In...

Video Title License Start Date License End Date
USA: Life in a High Security Prison - The Operations of a State Penitentiary 02 Aug 2021 02 Aug 2022
Jackie & Nina 11 Aug 2021 11 Aug 2022
Blue Gold - World Water Wars 16 Aug 2021 16 Aug 2022
A Woman Under the Influence 20 Aug 2021 20 Aug 2022
Park Avenue: Money, Power & The American Dream 20 Aug 2021 20 Aug 2022
Borderline - Living with Borderline Personality Disorder 30 Aug 2021 30 Aug 2022
Over 18: The Question is Not Enough - The Effect of Pornography on Kids, Teens, Parents, and Porn Stars (playlist) 30 Aug 2021 30 Aug 2022
Addicted to Porn - The Impact of Pornography Around the Globe 30 Aug 2021 30 Aug 2022
Magna Carta Unlocked - The Politics of the Magna Carta (collection) 31 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2022
Video Title License Start Date License End Date
Examined Life - Influential Thinkers and The Spaces that Shape their Ideas 01 Sep 2021 01 Sep 2022
Locke on Limited Government and Toleration 01 Sep 2021 01 Sep 2022
The Modern Political Tradition - Hobbes to Habermas (collection) 02 Sep 2021 02 Sep 2022
Nazi Medicine - In the Shadow of the Reich & The Cross and the Star (playlist) 07 Sep 2021 07 Sep 2022
Happy Birthday, Marsha! 30 Sep 2021 30 Sep 2022
Video Title License Start Date License End Date
Fashioning Faith - Islamic Fashion 02 Oct 2021 02 Oct 2022
Crude: The Real Price of Oil 01 Oct 2021 01 Oct 2022
Riverblue - Can Fashion Save the Planet? 02 Oct 2021 02 Oct 2022
Helvetica - Typography, Graphic Design and Global Visual Culture 04 Oct 2021 04 Oct 2022
P.S. I Can't Breathe - Black Lives Matter 04 Oct 2021 04 Oct 2022
Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice 05 Oct 2021 05 Oct 2022
Tough Guise - Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity (playlist) 06 Oct 2021 06 Oct 2022
La Ofrenda: The Days of the Dead - The Mexican Celebration of the Dead 06 Oct 2021 06 Oct 2022
The Salem Witchcraft Trials 06 Oct 2021 06 Oct 2022
Broken on All Sides - Race, Mass Incarceration and New Visions for Criminal Justice 07 Oct 2021 07 Oct 2022
Writ Writer 07 Oct 2021 07 Oct 2022
The Trial of the Chicago Eight 06 Oct 2021 06 Oct 2022
Grass - A History of Recreational Marijuana Use in the Late 20th Century 08 Oct 2021 08 Oct 2022
Mystery Train 07 Oct 2021 07 Oct 2022
Transsiberian 08 Oct 2021 08 Oct 2022
Chicano! History of the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement (collection) 11 Oct 2021 11 Oct 2022
Bicycle Thieves 11 Oct 2021 11 Oct 2022
Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl (collection) 11 Oct 2021 11 Oct 2022
Bad Hair - Pelo Malo 12 Oct 2021 12 Oct 2022
The Second Mother 12 Oct 2021 12 Oct 2022
China's Bound Feet, Brides, and Widows 14 Oct 2021 14 Oct 2022
Ken Burns: The Central Park Five 14 Oct 2021 14 Oct 2022
Chulas Fronteras 18 Oct 2021 18 Oct 2022
The Battle of Algiers 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2022
Abortion: Stories Women Tell - A Thought-Provoking Look at the Issue of Abortion Today 25 Oct 2021 25 Oct 2022
Willie Velasquez: Your Vote is Your Voice - Fighting for Political Empowerment for Latinos in the U.S. 25 Oct 2021 25 Oct 2022
The Codes of Gender - Identity & Performance in Popular Culture (playlist) 25 Oct 2021 25 Oct 2022
Wasted: The Story of Food Waste 25 Oct 2021 25 Oct 2022
Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Clients vol. 1 27 Oct 2021 27 Oct 2022
Dialectical Behavior Therapy - With Marsha Linehan 27 Oct 2021 27 Oct 2022
Dialectical Behavior Therapy 27 Oct 2021 27 Oct 2022
When the Mountains Tremble - War and Revolution in Guatemala 28 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
Video Title License Start Date License End Date
The Turin Horse - A Torinói Ló 02 Nov 2021 02 Nov 2022
Color In Everyday Life 02 Nov 2021 02 Nov 2022
Chavela 02 Nov 2021 02 Nov 2022
Reading Blue Jeans: Clothing And Culture 02 Nov 2021 02 Nov 2022
Life After Life - Personal Stories of Adjusting to Life After Incarceration 04 Nov 2021 04 Nov 2022
The Inca—From Raiders to Empire 08 Nov 2021 08 Nov 2022
Out in the Night - Criminalization of Race, Gender Identity and Sexuality 10 Nov 2021 10 Nov 2022
Waking Dream 12 Nov 2021 12 Nov 2022
Shakespeare Behind Bars - A Theater Troupe in Prison 11 Nov 2021 11 Nov 2022
The Rest I Make Up - The Mother of Avant-Garde Theater 12 Nov 2021 12 Nov 2022
Speaking in Tongues - 4 Kids. 4 Languages. 1 City. 1 World. 12 Nov 2021 12 Nov 2022
The Last of the Mohicans 17 Nov 2021 17 Nov 2022
The Birth of a Nation 16 Nov 2021 16 Nov 2022
Donnie Darko 16 Nov 2021 16 Nov 2022
Songs of the Homeland - History of Tejano Music 16 Nov 2021 16 Nov 2022
Harriet Beecher Stowe and Harriet Tubman 17 Nov 2021 17 Nov 2022
Our Spirits Don’t Speak English - Indian Boarding School 19 Nov 2021 19 Nov 2022
Harakiri 23 Nov 2021 23 Nov 2022
An Autumn Afternoon 23 Nov 2021 23 Nov 2022
Branded to Kill 23 Nov 2021 23 Nov 2022
American Winter - The Decline of the Middle Class in America 30 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2022
I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin and Race in America 30 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2022
Video Title License Start Date License End Date
The Figure: Artistic Anatomy 07 Dec 2021 07 Dec 2022
The Mask You Live In 07 Dec 2021 07 Dec 2022
Video Title License Start Date License End Date
Rebels of the Neon God - Qing shao nian nuo zha 03 Jan 2022 03 Jan 2023
Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed - The First Black Woman to Run for President 03 Jan 2022 03 Jan 2023
Tampopo 05 Jan 2022 05 Jan 2023
Tortilla Soup 05 Jan 2022 05 Jan 2023
Funny Games 07 Jan 2022 07 Jan 2023
Precious Knowledge - Fighting for Mexican American Studies in Arizona Schools 07 Jan 2022 07 Jan 2023
15 to Life: Kenneth's Story - The United States' Juvenile Justice System 13 Jan 2022 13 Jan 2023
Memento 14 Jan 2022 14 Jan 2023
American Tongues - Linguistic Attitudes in the U.S. 14 Jan 2022 14 Jan 2023
Paula Rego: Telling Tales - Painting the Female Experience 18 Jan 2022 18 Jan 2023
The Enlightenment 18 Jan 2022 18 Jan 2023
I'm Normal, You're Weird - Understanding Other Cultures 18 Jan 2022 18 Jan 2023
Gerhard Richter Painting - Portrait of a German Painter 18 Jan 2022 18 Jan 2023
Lucian Freud: Portraits - An Artist Painting 18 Jan 2022 18 Jan 2023
Development of Painting - Tempera and Oils 18 Jan 2022 18 Jan 2023
Hospital - Daily Activities of an Urban Hospital 19 Jan 2022 19 Jan 2023
Marketing Strategy Case Studies - The Starbucks Experience 20 Jan 2022 20 Jan 2023
Basic Piano Rhythm and Fingering 25 Jan 2022 25 Jan 2023
Bed and Board 25 Jan 2022 25 Jan 2023
Lord of the Flies 25 Jan 2022 25 Jan 2023
Parasite 25 Jan 2022 25 Jan 2023
Rashomon 25 Jan 2022 25 Jan 2023
Double Suicide 25 Jan 2022 25 Jan 2023
Breathless 26 Jan 2022 26 Jan 2023
Skin 26 Jan 2022 26 Jan 2023
Le beau serge 26 Jan 2022 26 Jan 2023
Pitch and Off-Staff Notation 31 Jan 2022 31 Jan 2023
Tonic and Dominant Harmony 31 Jan 2022 31 Jan 2023