Recommendations and Reflections from Curator of Film Dean Otto
Not sure what to watch online? Curator of Film, Dean Otto, offers his recommendations for the best way to experience and support cinema during these unprecedented times, as well as reflections on the state of the industry and what this changing landscape means for the future of film.
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Available through November 29
America’s largest documentary film festival has over 200 films available for streaming rentals nationwide. Dean Otto lists and explores some of his favorites.
A continued list of films recommended by Dean Otto exploring systemic racial injustice in America, all available for free and without a streaming service subscription.
A list of films recommended by Dean Otto exploring systemic racial injustice in America, all available for free and without a streaming service subscription.
Twenty-one of the largest films festivals in the world will showcase at the We Are One festival with over 100 films for free.
No one could have ever anticipated that drive-in movie theaters would be the sole survivor of the film exhibition’s unraveling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dean reflects on his years working on the Walker Art Center Online Archive Experience: 30 Years of Dialogues and Film Retrospectives.
Learn more about the SXSW Film Festival, now streaming digitally on Amazon Prime.
Dean reflects on the importance of libraries to our communities, and on the genius of Frederick Wiseman’s Ex Libris, a love letter to the New York Public Library.
Dean recommends you watch one of his favorite films of 2019. And that you learn Korean.
Enjoy recommendations from Cinema intern Madelyn Carey as well as some exhibition-related films from Dean Otto.
Get inspired by these films that take a deep dive into the creative process of some of the world's most famous artists.
A reflection on the cancellation of the Full Frame Film Festival in Durham, NC.
Take a trip down memory lane with some of these nearly-gone but not forgotten favorites.
Broaden your streaming service range with new offerings and free trials. And don't miss Portrait of a Lady on Fire on Hulu, one of the best-reviewed films of the year.
Mix it up with streaming stage performances and experimental films to enjoy from home.
Thoughts on the changing film festival landscape in the wake of COVID-19.
Explore everything Kanopy has to offer, from contemporary Japanese thrillers to long-forgotten campy 60s spy flicks.
Enjoy recommendations of what to watch on Kanaopy from Cinema Projectionist and House Manager Brian Denny.