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Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff Can Now Stream Global Cinema and Documentary Film Through Projectr EDU and Docuseek

Posted on by Charles Cobine
Logos for Projectr Edu and Docuseek

Projectr EDU and Docuseek both feature documentary and narrative films from leading independent distributors, expanding the number of acclaimed films available to members of the Penn community for on-demand viewing.

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Diversity in the Stacks: African Cinema

Posted on by Charles Cobine
The DVD covers of three films: Borom Sarret, Yeelen, and Heremakono

Learn about the Penn Libraries' collection of African cinema, which encompasses productions from the booming Nollywood in Nigeria to the lesser known films of faraway Madagascar, and everywhere in between. 

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Diversity in the Stacks: Bollywood and Hindi-language Cinema

Posted on by Charles Cobine
Illustration from a movie poster showing a woman with flowing dark hair looking over her shoulder

Learn about some of the films and popular Hindi film directors that you will find in the Penn Libraries collection.

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Diversity in the Stacks: LGBTQ+ Lives on Screen

Posted on by Charles Cobine
Philadelphia Pride Flag

Penn Libraries has been collecting film and media that focuses on LGBTQ+ issues, gender and sexuality for several decades. This collection—which ranges from narrative, documentary, and experimental films to mainstream television series—has grown in recent years to comprise a significant part of the Libraries’ film catalog.

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Film Platform: Relevant and Critically Acclaimed Documentary Films

Posted on by Charles Cobine
Selection of coverts of available films

The Penn Libraries is pleased to announce that the Penn community now has access to the documentary film streaming platform, Film Platform. Film Platform is a collection of social, political, and cultural documentaries, including award-winning documentary films and recent favorites from film festivals.

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