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Kanopy: How to Use: Home

A brief tutorial on how to access and use the titles that UofL owns in Kanopy.


Kanopy Streaming Video

Kanopy is an educational video platform that provides UofL faculty, staff and students access to UofL purchased content.  

Kanopy can be accessed at the following website:

Available Titles in Kanopy

  • Abina and the Important Men
  • After the Storm: Umi yori mo mada fukaku
  • A Midwife’s Tale
  • Barbie nation : an unauthorized tour
  • Beyond Elections: Redefining Democracy in the Americas
  • Born in Flames
  • Dreamworlds 3 : desire, sex & power in music video
  • Decoding Alan Turing
  • Derrida - The Work of a French Philosopher
  • El Cacao: The Challenge of Fair Trade
  • Elian - An Update on the Story of Elián González
  • Fearless - The Stories of Those Who Disappeared During the Guatemalan Civil War
  • Floating Weeds
  • From Selma to Soweto
  • Half of a Yellow Sun
  • Harakiri
  • Hopi: Songs of the Fourth World
  • I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin and Race in America
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Ixcanul
  • Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns - The History of Jazz Music in America
  • Ken Burns: The Civil War
  • Ken Burns: The West
  • Killing Us Softly - Advertising's Image of Women
  • La Haine
  • Land of Opportunity
  • Latinos Beyond Reel - Challenging a Media Stereotype
  • Makers: Women Who Make America - Season 2
  • Mammy Water: In Search of the Water Spirits In Nigeria
  • Mouthpiece
  • N!ai, The Story of a !Kung Woman
  • Off the straight & narrow : lesbians, gays, bisexuals & television, 1967-1998
  • Playing unfair : the media image of the female athlete
  • Post Truth Times: We The Media - Navigating Information in a Post-Truth Media Landscape
  • Race - The Power of an Illusion
  • Rashomon
  • Salt of the Eath
  • Samurai
  • Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968
  • Shakespeare Behind Bars - A Theater Troupe in Prison - 1
  • She's Beautiful When She's Angry - The History of the Women’s Liberation Movement
  • Sweet Bean
  • The 400 Blows - Les quatre cents coups
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • The Day the '60s Died - The Political Context of the Kent State Shooting
  • The Rabbi's Cat - Le chat du rabbin
  • The Socialist Dream - President Lázaro Cárdenas and the Socialist Ideals his inspired in Mexico
  • Timbuktu
  • Tokyo Driver
  • Tough guise : violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity
  • Tough guise 2 : violence, manhood & American culture
  • Triangle Fire - A Deadly Factory Accident in New York
  • Unnatural causes. In sickness and in wealth
  • Women Without Men    

How to Use Kanopy

On-Campus Access:

  1. Go to the Kanopy site at
  2. Click on the title you want to view
  3. The title's page on Kanopy will load with a video player
  4. Click play to play the video

Off-Campus Access

  1. Go to the Kanopy site at
  2. Log in using your ULink ID and password at the authentication portal 
  3. Click on the title you want to view
  4. The title's page on Kanopy will load with a video player
  5. Click play to play the video

Disclaimer: UofL Libraries is not responsible for the content linked from these sites. We cannot guarantee the availability of the content they provide, nor assume responsibility for the functionality of these sites. In addition, content listed below is protected under copyright and as such, any redistribution or reproduction is prohibited. 


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