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Academic Videos Online: Premium / Alexander Street Press

Academic Videos Online: Premium includes documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage including tens of thousands of exclusive tiles. Search all videos in Academic Videos Online: Premium or browse titles in any of the thirty-five collections.

Academic Video Online Premium               PBS Collection

Theatre in Video Volume 1               Theatre in Video Volume 2

Swank Digital Campus - Streaming Feature Films

If Beale Street Could Talk movie poster

If Beale Street Could Talk

A young black couple in Harlem is ripped apart by the scheme of a racist cop. The sweethearts must rely on the strength of their community while seeking justice.

Movie Poster - The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Celie is a Southern black woman who lives in fear of her domineering, abusive husband. She learns to stick up for herself after befriending the strong-willed Sofia, who pays a price for her fierce independent streak.

Movie Poster - The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

An Afghani man in America returns to his homeland to help the son of a friend. Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub. Directed by Marc Forster.

Movie Poster - To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

A widowed, morally upright lawyer defends a black man accused of raping a white woman in 1930s Alabama. Meanwhile, his two young children become involved in a mystery involving the town pariah.

Digital Theatre+

Over three hundred films of contemporary staged productions from playwrights and authors including William Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, Stephen Sondheim, Sam Sheperd, Joyce Carol Oates, Wendy Wasserstein, and others. Also includes interviews with actors, directors, and production specialists. Operas and films of late twentieth century stage productions are also included. See the Digital Theatre+ Title Listing for more information.

Digital Theatre +