Kanopy is available for all Queensland public library, Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) and State Library of Queensland members. Offering what the New York Times calls a garden of cinematic delights, Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films.
The world in film
With the motto of “thoughtful entertainment,” Kanopy provides patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.
Viewers can choose from over 500 international films from Spain; France, Germany, Italy, Middle East, Japan, Africa, Russia, China, Scandinavia, Korea and more. All international films have closed captions in English.
There are films available in over 60 languages including: German, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Portuguesa, Chinese, Danish, Hebrew, Korean, Dutch, Persian, Turkish, Polish, Romanian, Yoruba, Catalan, Finnish, Albanian, Bengali, Cantonese, Croatian, Zulu, Pidgeon English Songhay, Kurdish, Latvian and more!!
Documentaries on subjects such as Ethnicity and Identity, Politics and Current Affairs, and Religion and Philosophy make up some of the hundreds of documentaries available. Other documentary topics include:
Global studies and languages
There are over 200 ESL and Language films includes: Learning Spanish; Greek 101; Conjugating Verbs; Pidgeon the voice of Hawaii; Life and Death Language Preservation. English as a second language courses include Learning British English for Kids and American English for Kids.
Choose from over 700 films about Indigenous peoples of the world from Australia, North America, Asia, Africa, South America and more.
Human rights film topics include Fighting for Human rights in America, Women’s rights, Immigrant rights, civil rights, Global anti-apartheid movement and more.
Find a link to Kanopy support at the foot of the webpage with instructions for Enabling Closed Captions, Subtitles, and Transcripts.
Discover the full range of multicultural resources on the Kanopy website.
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