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Film and Media Studies

Film, video, and television streaming

Film streaming

The Library also subscribes to several databases of primary source film and video content. 

These streaming services require a personal subscription.

In addition to the above, Reelgood is a free guide to streaming services which aids discovery across platforms and can be personalised to view all your subscription and free content in one place. Browse, search, and watch TV and movies from over 20 services including Netflix, NOW TV, Disney+, Prime Video, BBC iPlayer and more

SSEES Library's Bain Graffy Film Collection

The Library’s Bain Graffy Film Collection focuses on Russian, Soviet, Central and Eastern European and Central Asian films. It covers feature films, animations and documentaries from across the region.

The collection comprises more than 6,000 DVDs and hundreds of recorded discs with programmes recorded from television. It is one of the biggest collections of its kind in the UK.

The collection is available to UCL staff and students only. The items cannot be borrowed, but they can be watched on site in the Library in the Multimedia Room.

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Art and artists in Kanopy

DVD collections

UCL library collections include DVDs, which can be borrowed and watched at home or in the library. You can search for a film in our DVD collection in Explore. Type your search term, for example: the title of the film or the name of the director, plus the word "DVD".