Kanopy 4+

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13K Ratings

13K Ratings

Brcci ,

Keeping Christmas

Enjoyed watching this…brought back memories of the brandonburg gate saga. Also I have a niece who lived in East Germany under Russian rule and she told me that when the Berlin Wall was knocked down she was frightened and asked her mother what do we do now?
She later went on to travel and work In London where she met my nephew. Later married and had a son in England and moved to Australia and had another son. They rented in Subiaco for some years and the two boys went to Subiaco primary school. I also, many years prior to this I worked at Subiaco primary school as a teacher for year 6 students. I now reside In Esperance.
Was lovely for the memories.

Pedro Sydney ,

Kanopy with a K

My partner & I have had Kanopy accounts for about a year. The accounts were first activated at our municipal library in Melbourne, Australia. Kanopy is a welcome exception to the plethora of (primarily US owned & operated) video streaming platforms, that offer existing & commissioned film media to paying subscribers only. That is, Kanopy functions much like the extension to national television networks, who stream free media on viewer demand. The selection of media on Kanopy is reasonably broad, with perhaps an emphasis toward (copyright inexpensive) early 20th century Hollywood, & little known German film. The quality to Kanopy is very mixed. I would like to see language translation on non-English speaking films improved; film titles need to be universally made available under image advertising, & it is high time Kanopy separated short form film from long form film, rather than plonk everything together in a category “lump”.

PaintTillYouDrop ,


This is the best course on introductory painting that I have seen. The presenter has given significant thought to the teaching painting and leads students in a easy to understand, structured process. He inspires confidence in the student and he encourages the student to produce a range of interesting and compelling artworks. His gentle manner is very reassuring for first-time artists and I completed may paintings based on these episodes. It is also very refreshing to hear the presenter explain why he performs the various steps in a painting. This is a rare and valuable resource.

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