‘Tis Streaming Season: Free Video Streaming from Fulton Library

A UVU student sits in front of the Fulton Library with a laptop, while students walk by and mingle in the background.As finals wrap up and the semester break approaches, Fulton Library has the streaming movies you need to sleigh the holidays. Whether you’re recovering from burnout or spending time with loved ones, we’ve got your movie streaming fix. Skip the subscription fees and check out our online video databases, which include Oscar nominees, Sundance award winners, popular films, and more. All you need is your UVID and password, so grab some friends and start streaming for free.

Keep reading to learn where to find movies, including direct links to recent Oscar and Sundance nominees available to stream.


How to Find Streaming Videos

There are a few ways to search for movies to stream:

  • On the library’s homepage, click the “videos” tab above the search field, then search by topic or title.
    • For movies you can stream, click the “online streaming” option before running your search.
  • If you don’t have a movie in mind, browse movies our video databases, which can be found on the library homepage: simply select the “videos” tab, then “video databases” under the search box.

Search Popular Video Databases

Fulton library offers a wide selection of streaming videos, including popular movies, educational documentaries, fine arts performances, and counseling videos. We have 18 video databases for you to choose from, but here are a few of our favorites:

SwankThis database includes popular films, like Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City, A24’s smash-hit Everything Everywhere All at Once, Oscar award-winner Moonlight, and more! You’ll find new releases, classics like Casablanca, and foreign films.

Kanopy – With a mix of feature films and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers, Kanopy includes movies you don’t want to miss. This catalog includes heart-stopping horrors (like Midsommar and Hereditary), award-winning films (like Eighth Grade and I Am Not Your Negro), and everything in between.

Academic Video Online (AVON) – This database features a huge variety of scholarly videos: documentaries, interviews, performances, and more, including thousands of Emmy, and Peabody, and Oscar winners.

Docuseek – This resource focuses on documentaries from award-winning educational film distributors like Bullfrog Films, Collective Eye Films, Icarus Films, and more. If you need to watch a documentary for a class, Docuseek2 is a great place to look.

Performing Arts Video Databases – Stream videos of fine arts performances! Our performance databases include Dance in Video, Opera in Video, Classical Music in Video, Classical Performance in Video, and On the Boards.

Stream Recent Oscar-Nominated Films

Stream Recent Sundance Award-Winning Films


For questions about any of these resources, ask a librarian or stop by the circulation desk on the library’s first floor. Faculty who need assistance adding films to Canvas courses can contact Alan Stephens or their subject librarian.