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Keene Public Library Adds Film Streaming Service Kanopy and Provides Access to more than 30,000 Films, For Free

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Keene Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Details on checkout periods and monthly limits per card holder is available at

Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides Keene Library card holders customers access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.

The Kanopy collection includes 30,000 films including these just added titles:


  • PUNCTURE: In this gripping legal drama, a drug-addicted lawyer Chris Evans takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.
  • BROKEN TRUST: an unflinching look at the sexual and emotional abuse experienced by athletes. Courageous first-hand testimonials from Olympic and national-class athletes and coaches reveal how victims are often isolated and ostracized for speaking out.
  • TO THE STARS: In a small town in 1960s OK, Iris endures booze-induced antics of her mother and daily doses of bullying from her classmates. She finds solace in Maggie Liana Liberato, the charismatic new girl at school who coaxes her out of her shell.
  • A young woman struggles to survive alone in the woods after a mysterious epidemic decimates society. HERE ALONE tells a story of survival and emotional redemption in a post-apocalyptic landscape. Featuring Lucy Walters & Shane West.
  • An intimate portrait of a young man destined to make history. BECOMING BARACK: EVOLUTION OF A LEADER traces the early path of a man destined to make history and to be a catalyst for global change.

Kanopy was founded in 2008 by CEO Olivia Humphrey as an educational tool for colleges and universities. More than 5 million Kanopy users stream the most acclaimed movies and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers, and experience the best in independent, classic film, and world cinema.

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