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Communication

Online Streaming Resources

In response to COVID-19, all films on Criterion on Demand (including Fox films) are available remotely to Ryerson authenticated users until August 31st, please disregard any notices to the contrary within the platform.

 

World Cinema Collection

This streaming collection includes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, American and European masterpieces from the mid-20th century, award-winning contemporary films from Global Lens, and films from Africa and the African diaspora from ArtMattan Productions. The collection shines a light on the history of cinema while also providing a glimpse into the cultures and issues of countries around the world—making it useful beyond film studies departments by bringing value to programs in area studies, political science, history, world languages, and more.

Snag Films

SnagFilms is a website that offers advertising-supported documentary films. Films are streamed on the website, which contains a library of around 3,000 films. The site includes documentary films as well. 

Hot Docs at Home on CBC

Watch Hot Docs at Home on CBC, a multi platform festival-at-home experience providing Canadians with front-row access to select titles from the 2020 Hot Docs Festival premiering Thursday nights starting April 16.

TVO Documentaries 

Stream thought-provoking full length Canadian documentaries. 

 

Colonial Film Database

This website holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 films are available for viewing online. You can search or browse for films by country, date, topic, or keyword. Over 350 of the most important films in the catalogue are presented with extensive critical notes written by our academic research team.

Films for Action