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Distance Education Library Services: Find Films

Sample Films

High Anxieties: The Mathematics of Chaos

This BBC program explores the history of chaos theory.

Hokusai: the Suspended Threat

Explores the iconic woodblock print of Hokusai and the its influence on world art.

Tolkien's Monsters

Explores the real-world influences on Tolkien's development of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. 

Stress: Portrait of a Killer

A National Geographic program that looks at the impact of stress on the human body.

Films from UH Libraries

Use the UH Voyager Catalog to locate films in the KCC Library and at UH Manoa. Use the TYPE: box to highlight "Videorecording/DVD" and type your keywords or title in the search box.

Films on Demand

 Over 42,000 educational videos are available through Films on Demand. 


Listing By Subject 

For Subject listings to display, you must click on the home page first and then return to the Subjects.

Kanopy Films

 Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a "Netflix-like" user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers.   Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more. Films can be watched from anywhere, anytime by all staff and students. 

Explore Kanopy's many films through our new subscription.

Ethnographic Video Online

This streaming video collection offers 267 online films featuring indigenous peoples of the Pacific.

Check out some of the films featuring Hawaii:

Sample Films

Ebola: the Search for a Cure

A BBC documentary focusing on the current race to save those stricken with the virus, and to prevent a world-wide pandemic.


Meet the Frackers:  Energy Independence or Environmental Nightmare

A 27 minute documentary exploring the controversial practice of injecting water and chemicals underground to extract gas and oil by shattering rock.

The Future of Food:   A Looming Crisis

Examines the potential for a global crisis over agricultural resources, related to global warming, fish stock depletion, and biofuel development.

Mind Your Mind

Are we really in control of our own thoughts? This film explores the influence of mass media and advertising on our perceptions.