The full run of newsreels on significant historical events from throughout the 20th century. Includes the March of Time series, and selected videos from American History in Video and World History in Video, but adds new material from France, Japan, the Netherlands, and other countries throughout the world.
Each film has a transcript or translation. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android device, available for 48 hours.
Black Studies in Video is an Alexander Street Press collection featuring award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Perspectives collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. Upon completion, Black Studies in Video will have about 500 hours of video, in streaming format.
Videos from Alexander Street Press can be downloaded to a phone or other portable device for viewing within 24 hours.
Film of social psychologist Stanley Milgram's 1961 experiment, "Obedience to Authority" at Yale University. This film provides the important visual imagery essential for truly understanding the foundations of this field.
Online catalog of the LRC's collection of print and media that pertain specifically to language learning, as well as the LRC's video collection, which contains many feature films from all over the world. These titles are used to support learning in the classroom, but are also available for students to watch in the LRC Main Center, located in Room 1500 of North Quad.
Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library with over 1,300 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, and other labels and is continuously updated to offer the best selection of performing arts videos.
Key features include:
Over 1335 full-length videos, available anytime, anywhere
Create custom clips: edit and add them to individual playlists
Subtitles available in 5 languages
Search videos by category, role, composer, artist, production personnel, work, venue or festival
Access pre-defined video chapters and other points of interest including individual arias and scene breaks
View video as Full Screen, 2/3 Screen or 1/4 Screen
Videos stream at 700 Kbps (standard quality) and 2 Mbps (high quality)
Libretto/text included when available
When complete, Classical Music in Video will contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video -- approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world. This release contains more than 700 works totaling 400 hours.
OntheBoards.tv is an on-demand website for HD-quality contemporary performance films available for streaming, download or mobile viewing. Launched in January 2010, this first-of-its-kind site brings contemporary work to a wider public by filming top caliber performances with multiple high-definition cameras, editing the film collaboratively with the artists, and delivering them online as feature-length performance films. OntheBoards.tv has more than doubled in size with plans to continue adding multiple new performance films each year. Filmed at On the Boards, as well as in peer theaters across the country, the performances present a snapshot of the best new works by current leaders in dance, theater and music. The films consist of compelling international and northwest contemporary performance, including works by artists who are rarely seen in the US and works that will never be performed again.
Initial Funding for OntheBoards.tv provided by The Wallace Foundation. With additional support from: DanceUSA, National Endowment for the Arts, The Paul G. Allen Foundation and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Classic and little-known films from the silent era, the 1890s to 1930s. Feature films, shorts and serials are represented. Includes classics such as "Birth of a Nation", "Intolerance", "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" and Battleship Potemkin". Included are films distributed by British Film Institute National Archive, Cineteca Bologna and Lobster Films in Paris.
When complete, Silent Film Online will include films distributed by Flicker Alley, including several early films by Charlie Chaplin, Lumiere, Mendel, Cecil B. DeMille and Abel Gance.
The collection includes approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and Global Lens. There are also some 50 award winning short films. Includes documentaries, comedies and dramas.
All films were presented at major film festivals, Collectively the films in the database have won more than 1,000 awards.
Film clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared with others. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.
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