Have a Movie Night with Kanopy

Are you looking to plan your next movie night? Did you know that you have the access to stream thousands of films from the comfort of your own home? The Livingston Public Library offers Livingston cardholders access to Kanopy, a film streaming platform with countless movies, films, and documentaries. 

Below is a glimpse of what new films have recently been added to Kanopy. Note: Descriptions are taken from Kanopy.  

Together: Watch it Here!

Academy Award nominee Stephen Daldry’s new comedy, TOGETHER, starring James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan, is the story of a family, like so many, who found a way to survive – together. This hilarious and heartbreaking story intimately shows two partners forced to re-evaluate themselves and their relationship through the reality of lockdown.

Twilight Zone: The Movie: What it Here!

You’re traveling through another dimension: a dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead: Your next stop: The Twilight Zone. Rod Serling Four of Hollywood’s greatest directors tell different stories, exploring the region just beyond the boundary of reality, in this motion picture version of the classic television series.

Red Shoes: Watch it Here! 

The double Olivier Award-winning show is Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of obsession, possession, and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page, played by Ashley Shaw who won a National Dance Award for her performance, lives to dance, but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion: the composer Julian Craster played by original cast member Dominic North, and legendary impresario Boris Lermontov, with the great Adam Cooper in the role.

Eight: Watch it Here!

Crippled by severe agoraphobia and OCD, Sarah has not left her house in two years. Each day is a series of rituals repeated in series of eights. But today Sarah will attempt to fulfill one simple yet seemingly impossible task: stepping out the front door.

Hester Street: Watch it Here!

Gitl (Carol Kane in her Academy Award nominated role) and her son arrive on the lower East side of New York in 1896 to join her husband Jake (Steven Keats), as they struggle to assimilate while remaining true to their old country ways. (Cannes Film Festival, 1975.)

What will you be watching tonight?

-Jessica, Interim Head of Adult Services & Acquisitions

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