Streaming Video : General Guidlines & Information

The library subscribes to several databases hosting both commercial and educational films from the 1890s to the present.  If you do not see any relevant films or media you would like to use to support your course you can request streaming media for e-reserves via the Media Digitization Request Form or e-mail with your request for access options, including purchases.

*Guidelines for Streaming Audio-Visual Content * CORNELL*

Image result for Streaming servicesStreaming services at Cornell, include also eCommons, MediaSpace, and Canvas@Cornell. Check also the following:Image result for cell phone

.Kanopy  Home Thousands of classic feature films, educational shorts and documentaries [Cornell University on Kanopy platform which you can access with your Cornell login: If a title doesn’t show up in a search let me know and we’ll contact Kanopy and ask them to acquire it [from the library's online catalog].

Swank motion picturesSwank motion pictures  "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]

.Alexander Street Press * have deals on their packages, which the library has bought, but do sell individual titles now as well.

Feature Films : Free Movies : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive Feature films, shorts, silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading.

The Docuseek2 Complete Collection: Second Edition. *The Docuseek2 Complete Collection provides exclusive educational streaming access to important films from leaders in documentary distribution, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films (including The Fanlight Collection and dGenerate Films), Kartemquin Films, KimStim, the National Film Board of Canada, and Terra Nova Films.

Streaming Middle East Video :

Some recommended resources  for using video materials in the classroom:  

Streaming Movie Databases Image result for streaming film

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Commercial Streaming Services (Fee-based-some free)

The Best Video Streaming Services for 2020 | PCMag
Guide to Streaming Video Services - Consumer Reports
Arab Film Distribution promotes and distributes the cinemas of the Arab world in North America.
Global Film Initiative  [Films in Arabic, etc. languages] 
Just watch - The Streaming Guide, what’s new across your favorite streaming services. {Turkey, etc.} | Prime Video | Stream Anywhere‎

SnagFilms Watch Free Streaming Movies Online.  Shows. Filmanthropy. 

Streamed Movies (Samples)


Swank motion pictures Swank motion pictures  "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]

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  • Middle East Movies * English subtitles  by Joumana Films
  • Free Arabic movies & tv series online / English subtitles  
  • 10 Best Arabic Movies With English Subtitles - Screen Junkies

    Cover Artالفيل الازرق - احمد مراد (watch online) يرصد الفيلم حياة طبيب نفسي يُدعى يحيى (كريم عبدالعزيز). يحيى طبيبٌ من نوعٍ خاصٍ مر بعدة مشاكل في حياته المهنية والشخصية، فبعد غياب يحيى عن العمل لمدة 5 سنوات يعود من جديد للعمل بمستشفي العباسية. يقرر يحيى العودة للعمل بجعبة جديدة والبدء من جديد ،لكن حين يُطلب منه كتابة تقريرٍ عن مريضٍ نفسي ،ينصدم عندما يعلم أن هذا المريض هو صديقه القديم دكتور شريف الكردي (خالد الصاوي). تتعقد الأحداث لتكشف لنا عن أسرارٍ مثيرة تتعلق بأبطال العمل لتُزيح الستار عن جبلٍ من الغموض. The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane, only to find his best friend to be one of the patients...

    Yacoubian Buildingعمارة يعقوبيان-علاء الاسوانى(watch online) عمارة فى وسط مدينة القاهرة، تسكنها طبقات اجتماعية متباينة بعد الثورة، من أقدمهم زكى بك الدسوقى الذى تربى فيها فهو ابن عبدالعال باشا الدسوقى الوزير السابق ومن اقطاب حزب الوفد، الذى اقتصت الثورة الكثير من أطيانه. فى العمارة أيضًا الحاج عزام الذى بدأ من الصفر، عندما كان ماسح أحذية، فصار ثريًا، ثم عضوًا فى مجلس الشعب. أما حاتم رشيد فهو صحفى شاذ جنسيًا، له مكانته فى الوسط الاجتماعى، ويموت على يد عشيق له. وعلى سطح العمارة يعيش ملاك الترزى الذى يطمع أن  يشارك زكى بك فىفي المحل، ...The (original) novel described the Yacoubian Building as one of the most luxurious and prestigious apartment blocks in Cairo following its construction by Armenian businessman Hagop Yacoubian in 1934, with government ministers, wealthy manufacturers, and foreigners residing or working out of offices there. After the revolution in 1952, many of the rich foreigners, as well as native landowners and businessmen, who had lived at the Yacoubian fled the country. Each vacated apartment was then occupied by a military officer and his family, who were often of a more rural background and lower social caste than the previous residents.