Keep up with today's topical issues with over 400 documentaries09/09/21
Access the Library's selection of multidisciplinary feature films, many of which have won awards at international festivals.
In addition to the search engine, there is another way to find information at the Library. If you need to retrieve highly specialized content for your studies or research, the Digital collection by field section contains databases, portals and platforms with a great variety of subjects and content (including books, magazines, images and videos).
One of these resources is Academic Video Online, a collection of over 63,000 videos, films and interviews. A new addition to the collection comes from Film Platform, which offers a wide selection of multidisciplinary documentaries from around the world, all intended to foster critical thinking and engagement with topical issues. New titles are also added on a regular basis.
Most of these videos are in English. If you’d like, you can view the transcription by clicking on Transcript in the top menu. Once it’s open, you can also choose to generate a translation into other available languages, such as Spanish, using the Translate drop-down menu on the right-hand side of the video.
The documentaries now available for viewing include:
You can access these feature-length films at any time and from any device at Academic Video Online by entering your Virtual Campus login details.