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Streaming Video

Check out the streaming video options currently available at Olympic College Libraries.

Public Performances

When a film is shown outside of the classroom, or to people who are not officially enrolled in the course, it is considered a "public performance."  Public performances of films require special, additional licensing not covered by standard classroom viewing licensing. 

Films on Demand films are licensed for public performances so they may be shown outside of the classroom as long as no admission is charged and no profit is made.

Some Kanopy films are licensed for public performance, and some are not. Those that are may be shown in a group setting, but only to Olympic College students and employees, as long as no admission is charged and no profit is made. To understand how to find films licensed for public performance, see: https://libraryhelp.kanopy.com/hc/en-us/articles/1500003981461-Does-Kanopy-support-Public-Performance-Rights-

Swank films are NOT licensed for public performances by default, and may NOT be shown outside of the classroom.  If you want to show a Swank film outside of the classroom, contact the library and be prepared to pay for the public performance license out of your own budget.  This can run several hundred dollars per performance.