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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

New Orleans Public Library adds Kanopy, a streaming service featuring art house films and documentaries

Posted By on Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 2:58 PM

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Great news for lovers of art house and classic cinema: The New Orleans Public Library (NOPL) is now offering free subscriptions to Kanopy, a free streaming service with more than 30,000 titles — including those from the Criterion Collection, as well as film festival award winners, documentaries (including Ken Burns), PBS series, independent cinema, foreign films, classics, shorts and more.

Users with a library card can go to the Kanopy website, create an account and immediately begin streaming as many as 12 free movies a month. Kanopy works on Android and iOS devices, and there's a Roku app as well.

A quick browse through Kanopy's library shows dozens of New Orleans- and Louisiana-related titles, including Tchoupitoulas — A Portrait of New Orleans; Mosquitoes and High Water: The Isleños of New Orleans; The Sons of Tennessee Williams; Bayou Maharajah; Getting Back to Abnormal; and Dirty Energy: Firsthand Stories from the Deepwater Horizon Disaster,

The NOPL also has another streaming service, Hoopla, which features more general interest titles. Like Kanopy, it also is free and offers 12 movies a month.

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