The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Jacksonville Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly by visiting Kanopy. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV or Chromecast.
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 Umbrella Entertainment, Madman Entertainment, Under the Milky Way, SND Films and thousands of independent filmmakers. Kanopy is free for users with a library card; all users need to do to get started streaming films is to visit jaxpubliclibrary.kanopy.com.
With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides Jacksonville Public Library customers 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.