Stream Award-Winning Sundance & Oscar Films

Student watching streaming on their laptop.The 2023 Sundance Film Festival recently wrapped, and now it’s time to gear up for Oscar season. To help you pre-game, UVU’s Fulton Library has your video streaming fix. We offer a wide range of films in our online video databases, including Oscar nominees, Sundance award winners, popular movies, and more. All you need is your UVID and password, so grab some friends, cozy up, and start streaming from the library.

Keep reading to learn how and where to find movies, including 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.
    • If you only want results for movies you can stream, click the “online streaming” option before running your search. Otherwise, you’ll see a mix of streaming videos and DVDs you can check out.
  • If you don’t have a movie in mind, browse movies in our video databases. You can find the databases from the library homepage: simply select the “videos” tab, then “video databases” under the search box.

Search Popular Video Databases

The library offers a wide selection of streaming videos, including popular movies, educational documentaries, fine arts performances, and counseling videos. We have 17 video databases for you to choose from, but here are a few of our favorites: 

SwankThis database includes popular feature films, like Everything Everywhere All At Once, Moonlight, Dune, A Quiet Place, and more! You’ll find new films, classics like Casablanca, plus films in foreign languages.

Kanopy – With a mix of feature films and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers, Kanopy includes movies like Hereditary, Parasite, Eighth Grade, and I Am Not Your Negro.

Academic Video Online (AVON)This database features a huge variety of scholarly videos: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs, 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 – Be inspired by streaming videos of fine arts performances! 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.