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Video Streaming

Open Access Videos

Still looking for more streaming video options? This selection of streaming video websites host streaming videos that are freely accessible online. Many of these websites also have Open Access content that can be used, remixed and shared freely.

 

Moving Image Archive

Moving Image Archive

Digital library providing access to nearly a quarter million films. These include feature films, documentaries, news footage, educational films, community media, commercials and more.

 

Open Culture

Open Culture

A list of over 1000 movies freely available online. These feature films cover a wide range of genres, styles, and time periods.

 

Ad Views

Ad Views

A digital archive of thousands of vintage television commercials dating from the 1950s to the 1980s from Duke University.

 

Moving Image Research Center

Moving Image Research Center

The American Memory project from the Library of Congress provides access to several hundred early motion picture arranged in thematic collections.

 

British Pathé

British Pathé

Newsreel archive of over 85,000 films covering events of cultural and historical significance (and everyday life) from 1896 to 1978. Has a British focus but includes footage from around the world.

 

EVIA

Ethnographic Video for Instruction and Analysis (EVIA)

Collaboration between ethnographers, archivists and technologists to create a digital archive of ethnographic field video for use by scholars and instructors.