The University Library licenses streaming videos from the services listed below. Content within services may change over time. Services are accessible to current students/faculty/staff.

  • Ambrose Digital: Includes BBC Shakespeare Plays; Shakespeare in Italy; Shakespeare: The Animated Tales; The Great Directors; A History of Great Playwrights; Hollywood’s Greatest Directors

  • Blue Ridge PBS Passport: View on-demand streaming video of selected programming that is not freely available through the PBS website. Authorized W&L community members (current students, faculty, and staff) must use their W&L username and password to obtain platform login information. 

  • Broadway on Demand: Along with musicals, plays, and dance performances, the collection includes unique behind-the-scenes series, documentaries, and masterclasses to help researchers gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the art of theater.

  • Digital Theater Plus: Streaming video collection of films of current British theater productions. 

  • Films on Demand Master Academic Collection: Approximately 31,000 streaming video titles from Films for the Humanities and Sciences, PBS, A&E, History, ABCNews, BBC, NBC News, Shopware, Biography, National Geographic and others. 

  • Films on Demand Archival Films & Newsreels Collection: Nearly 5,000 archival and historical films. 

  • Kanopy: Selected feature films and documentaries 

  • Swank: Selected feature films and documentaries 

Browse current streaming films in the library catalog [search across many of the above databases].