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Prescott Public Library adds film streaming service, Kanopy

With Kanopy, Prescott Public Library patrons will have access to more than 30,000 films. The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Prescott 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 or mobile device by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS or Android. You can also enjoy Kanopy on your AppleTV or by using a Chromecast or Roku device.

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 Prescott Public Library patrons with 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 indie hits like Hunt For the Wilderpeople and 2 Days in Paris, classic masterpieces like Aguirre, the Wrath of God and Seven Samurai, and award-winning documentaries like the 2017 Oscar®-nominated I Am Not Your Negro and Sundance Film Festival winner Mother of George.

For more information contact the Ask a Librarian Desk at 928-777-1526 or visit the library’s Kanopy page at

Information provided by Prescott Public Library;, or call 928-777-1526 for more information.


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