Our New Videos
Take a look at FCL’s newest DVDs/Blu-rays on our New Items page. Clicking on any of the sections on our New Items page will take you to a list of those items in Minerva. And you can click on any one of those titles to place a hold request for yourself.
Browse Kanopy, FCL’s on-demand video streaming service featuring independent, international, classic, and documentary films. Click here to learn more.
Free Videos & Resources
FCL and other Minerva libraries do try to purchase (when available) some DVDs of films or series that only appear on paid streaming channels or cable – so someday, hopefully soon, you might be able to check them out from a library.
Even though it feels like a lot of films and TV shows are only on paid cable or streaming services, there are still some free resources available.
PBS Video offers an assortment of videos in genres including; dramas, indie films, home & how-to’s, history, food, culture, arts and music, local videos, and more. Here are some familiar PBS programs that offer at least some free videos:
PBS has another channel called World, which includes great long-form domestic & international documentaries, programming on national issues, and Stories From the Stage.
Popcorn Flix lets you watch free films & televisions shows but they are interrupted by advertisements. You won’t find new top films & TV but their offerings do include some great classics.
With a free Vudu account, you can access a lot of popular TV shows and movies that are free to watch with ads.
Film News and Reviews
Entertainment resources such as the ones below are often a good way to keep up-to-date with what’s popular now and what new shows and movies are coming out soon.