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Films on Demand Streaming Video

Films on Demand and Kanopy are multidisciplinary collections of films, available to watch online or in the classroom.  The collections contain films focusing on many aspects of United States history. If you are off campus, you'll need to enter your library bar code in order to view.  Below are several samples:

A Savage Legacy: Apartheid, Jim Crow, and Racism Today

The Civil Rights Movement 

Civil Rights Movement protest photo

Films On Demand Streaming Video

DVDs, Videos, and Other Audiovisual Materials

To find DVDs, videos, CDs, and other audiovisual materials in CityCat, use Advanced Search and limit by Material Type.

The Media Center (Rosenberg Library, Room 403) holds a wide range of multimedia materials, including DVDs available for listening and viewing on the premises. All registered students, faculty and staff may use our facilities. NOTE: DVDs DO NOT CIRCULATE.

Featured DVD:

Sonia Sanchez photo

BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez

This film about the influential poet and political activist Sonia Sanchez features performances by the artist who once described herself as "a woman with razor blades between my teeth." An important member of the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Arts Movement, Sanchez was described by Maya Angelou as “a lion in literature's forest."

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Streaming from Home

When you are not on campus, you will need to enter the barcode number on your student/staff ID in order to access Films on Demand.

student id showing barcode number

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