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Streaming Film Collections by Subject

This guide is designed to help faculty and students identify streaming films for use in classes, projects, or even as secondary sources.

Sociology Featured Film

White Like Me, based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege.

Streaming Service Videos


  • Sociology Videos
    • This link has already set the videos to include those from 2010 to the present with 13 videos ranging from a few minutes to full documentaries. 
  • DER Documentary Educational Resources
    • Source for classic and contemporary ethnographic films, which explore modern cultural struggles and artistic traditions and offer a longitudinal view of changing communities, cultures and identities. 
  • Royal Anthropological Institute (1952-2019)
    • The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) is the world's longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology (the study of humankind) in its broadest and most inclusive sense. 
  • Grasshopper Films
    • A distribution company dedicated to the release of independent, foreign, and documentary film. Founded in December 2015

Films on Demand 

Sociology Videos

Over 4,700 videos that allows for easy filtering of topic, ex. social structure, social inequality, etc. Majority of videos are episodes, documentaries or TED Talks. 


Sociology Videos