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Stream Movies and Videos

UMA Libraries provides access to a wealth of video content. Here are our favorite steaming services.


UMA Libraries provides access to several streaming platforms. Click the links below to access our suggestions (you must be logged into your UMS account to get access). 

Digital Campus (Swank Motion Pictures)

Major Hollywood and independent movie studios have their box-office hits on Swank. Here you'll find classics like Cinderella and E.T., as well as more recent indies like The Disaster Artist and Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman. There's something for everyone on Swank!

Films on Demand

Films On Demand leans more towards documentary and educational films and TV. This includes access to PBS, HBO, and A+E content. You can also find videos from the Prelinger Archives, whose goal is to "collect, preserve, and facilitate access to films of historic significance that haven't been collected elsewhere". If you like watching PBS documentaries or old commercials from the 1960's, Films on Demand is for you! 

Digital Theatre+

For those that prefer theatre and performance, Digital Theatre+ provides access to tons of recordings of live plays, operas, and dance performances. You will also find lectures and interviews with actors, directors, and other theatre professionals. 

Academic Video Online

If you're looking for in-depth news coverage, historical analysis, and even more PBS content (including the excellent show Finding Your Roots), Academic Video Online is the place to go. AVO delivers more than 48,000 video titles spanning essential subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, history, music, film, and more.