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CIN213: Cinema and Sensation II: Sex

Online Film Collections via UofT Catalogue

A growing number of online video resources is now offered by UofT Libraries, available for classroom and individual streaming when logged in with your UTORID. Individual title records are available in the UofT Libraries Catalogue.

Full list of UTL online film collections 

We highly recommend visiting UTL Media Commons Streaming Video page because it is continually being updated and contains even more online film collections, incl. Streaming Film Resources, Educational and Curriculum Video Resources (Multi-Subject), Subject Specific Video Resources, Health and Sciences Videos

A few of the collections to highlight 

  • Audio Cine Films
    • ACF is a film streaming service containing many new Hollywood releases (incl. Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios, Touchstones Pictures, Universal, Columbia Pictures, & MGM Pictures, Sony Pictures, and more) 
  • Asian film Online
    • A  selection of over 1,000 narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts by Independent Asian filmmakers. 
  • Criterion-on-Demand Canada (Feature Films)
    • Numerous Titles are available in both English and French from film studios including: Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate Films, Alliance Films, Warner Brothers, Miramax Films, Mongrel Media.
    • Browse by genre categories or search by keyword.
    • For Advanced Search, find the link marked "Click here to activate allsearch menus".
  • Docuseek2 Collection
    • "This rich selection of issues-based documentary film comes from leading film producers and distributors, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, the National Film Board of Canada, MediaStorm, Terra Nova Films, KimStim, and Scorpion TV, and other independent filmmakers from around the world."'
  • FADIS 
    • UofT's Visual Image Database includes Online Film Collections (incl. Art films, UTM Library's Asian Short Film Collection) 
  • Filmmakers Library
    • Collection of issues-based documentaries
  • Film Platform
    • "An innovative collaboration between leading filmmakers and film distributors from around the world bringing the finest documentary films to an academic audience. Our global selection of films includes many Oscar nominated documentaries and film festival winners."
  • Kanopy
    • "We stream thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device with no fees and no commercials by partnering with public libraries and universities. Everyone from film scholars to casual viewers will discover remarkable and enriching films on Kanopy. Log in with your library membership and enjoy our diverse catalog with new titles added every month."
  • NFB Campus - National Film Board of Canada
    • "Our Collection includes documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works. We showcase films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians." Note, some films are labeled as ‘Campus’ and can only be viewed while on campus and connected to the U of T network.
  • New World Cinema
    • Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-Present
  • World Newsreels Online
    • Over 500 newsreels from 1929–1966
  • Silent Film Online
    • High-quality silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.
    • Globally minded collection includes examples of the silent film movement from Germany, Britain, the Soviet Union, and France, and complements its feature films with a selection of related documentaries.