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Italian Americans on Screen: Streaming from Penn Libraries


Searching Franklin for Film

A select, limited number of films are available to stream. Search a film title in Franklin. Under Access, choose Online to see streaming films. Choose At the Library for DVDs and physical media. Portable all-region players and external DVD drives are available to check out from the Vitale Digital Media Lab (link: Equipment Lending). We prioritize course-related streaming film requests from instructors because of the cost of streaming licenses for films.

Streaming Collections

Subject Guide

Where can I stream it now?

Useful apps for Cinema & Media Studies


IMDb, the Internet Movie Database, for filmographies, casts, credits, showtimes, reviews, and watchlists for film and TV.

Letterboxd, a social network for film people with watchlists and reviews.

JustWatch or ReelGood, streaming search and watchlists.

Not available to stream? It happens.
Search for the DVD in Van Pelt 

Search Franklin for films and TV, streaming or as a DVD. Sometimes, even with access to many streaming platforms, for rights reasons, a DVD may be your only option.

Don't forget, DVDs can offer bonus essays, booklets, interviews, and extra content.