Who needs Netflix?

warm-and-cozy-1975215__340It’s January: the holiday festivities are over, days are long and dreary, and it feels like Spring is a long way off. In other words, it’s the perfect time to hunker down and watch some movies. Okanagan College Library offers you free access to a broad range of films online – from documentaries, course-related content to animated Canadian classics and current feature films. Here’s a few to start with:

a.pngExplore award-winning documentaries for personal interest or academic research. Filmmaker’s Library from Alexander Street covers topics across the spectrum: race & gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

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Criterion offers a wide range of feature films across all genres, from action & Western to romance & thrillers, including new releases like Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find ThemWonder Woman, La La Land, Logan & Hidden Figures.

films.pngFilms on Demand – Health & Medicine gives you access to thousands of documentaries in the fields of health, nursing, medicine, psychology, and more. Start by exploring the Bill Moyers collection, learning about Alternative Medicine, or browsing over 100 titles about Personal Health & Wellness.

nfb logo.pngThe NFB is a treasure trove of Canadian films – animated and live action, documentaries and features, long and short, old and new. You can’t go wrong with a classic animation like the Log Driver’s Waltz or wildlife documentary like Death of a Legend. And it couldn’t be more Canadian than the NFB’s collection of hockey films!

Go ahead and explore the full list of our streaming video databases – you’re sure to find a film or two to help you beat the January blues!


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