Select your Kanopy films with Critic’s Choice

You’re sure to find the right films to entertain your community this holiday season with 10 Years of Film: Critics’ Picks. The films are chosen by critics at The New York Times, Vanity Fair, IndieWire and more showcasing their list of the best films made over the last 10 years.

Seated woman with her head on a man's shoulder
Certified Copy is one of the Critic’s Choice films available now on Kanopy

The collection features a range of compelling narratives and documentaries, that will speak to your community’s film enthusiasts. You can stay in touch with the latest emails by subscribing to the mailing list.

Titles in the Critic’s Pick
Titles in the 10 Years of Film: Critics’ Picks include: A Ghost Story with Casey Affleck, Certified Copy with Juliette Binoche, Tabu, Leviathan, Zama, Toni Erdman, Carol and A Quiet Passion.

Above: A great variety of films in the Critic’s Choice

If your library is interested in public screenings from this collection, let the Kanopy guide (PDF) help you with your programming. You can print the guide to give to library members. These films are a great choice for library movie nights, film festivals, and community events.

ZAMA DVD poster featuring a man standing on a shore looking out to sea with a sword on his hip and wearing a large white hat
Zama a highly accredited film on the Critic’s Pick list

Zama voted 5 stars by Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The Times and more. Selected by the  Argentine Academy of Cinematography Arts and Sciences as their entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.  

Full list of films available

There are more than 30,000 documentaries, classic and Indie films on Kanopy. Access is free for Queensland public library, State Library of Queensland and IKC members. Join a library now to start watching.

Poster for 'Thunder Road' a film by Jim Cummings featuring an illustration of the back of a man's head and jacket and an american style police car on a dark road
Thunder Road
'The Last Movie' DVD cover featuring a cowboy on the back of a rearing horse in the country side
The Last Movie

Above: Thunder Road and The Last Movie are popular titles on Kanopy

Browse all the titles on the website to find films that suit your community. Some movies from the most popular titles include: Thunder Road and The Last Movie.

Thunder Road won Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature at the SXSW. The Last Movie was directed by and starred Oscar-nominated filmmaker and actor Dennis Hopper. The Last Movie follows a Hollywood movie crew making a western in a remote Peruvian village.

Animal stories on Kanopy Kids
Kanopy Kids has a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content that ranges across Movies, TV Series, Animated Storybooks, Live Action, and Animated favourites. Parents can implement parental controls to ensure their children stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content.

Illustration of one large rabbit and four small rabbits peeking up from behind a mound
Le Dernier jour d’Automne (The Last Day of Autumn) is a popular short film for kids

More films for all the family include: Two Balloons; Emily’s First 100 Days of School; and Wibbly Pig or try: Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears by Verma Aardema.

Illustration of a man looking at a huge mosquitoe buzzing in his ear.
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears available now.

Poster to print and display

Use the printed guide and the Kanopy Kids and Kanopy poster to add your own logo and print and display in your library. Keep families entertained over the long holidays with lots of entertainment at your library.

For assistance please contact ic@slq.qld.gov.au