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This guide is an introduction to resources in support of the Global Cinema Minor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

What is in this guide?

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This is an introductory guide to resources available in support of the Global Cinema Minor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  The Media & Design Center offers access to films streaming online or via DVD, Blu-Ray, or VHS.  We also offer limited access to 16mm films and other special film collections.  

The Media & Design Center is located on the lower level of the Undergraduate Library, in the heart of campus.

Visit us onlinecall 919-962-2559 or email (

Streaming Platforms

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Kanopy Streaming

Criterion classics, Janus films and the DEFA German Collection are available along with African Cinema from California Newsreel, Russian classic cinema and more...

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a collection of contemporary and classic feature films to stream online

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Film Platform

A collection of leading documentary films

Media Librarian

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Winifred Metz
Media & Design Center,
Undergraduate Library
(919) 962-4099