The Patchogue-Medford Library is happy to announce that it has added the film streaming service Kanopy.
With Kanopy, Patchogue-Medford Library cardholders now have access to more than 30,000 films, for free! The popular on-demand film streaming service offers an array of titles, from Indie film to World Cinema as well as Great Courses and a myriad educational videos. PML card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting http://pmlib.kanopy.com. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
Offering what the New York Times calls a “garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
Kanopy is free for users with a valid PML library card; all users need to do to get started streaming films is to visit http://pmlib.kanopy.com. Follow the prompts and create an account with a valid email address. Go to your email inbox and retrieve the message from kanopy and click on the link provided. You will then be prompted to enter your library card barcode and pin number.
With the motto of “thoughtful entertainment,” Kanopy provides Patchogue-Medford patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.
The Kanopy collection includes indie hits like Hunt For the Wilderpeople and 2 Days in Paris, classic masterpieces like Aguirre, the Wrath of God and Seven Samurai, and award-winning documentaries like the 2017 Oscar®-nominated I Am Not Your Negro and Sundance Film Festival winner Mother of George.