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Public performances are permitted on campus as long as no entrance fee is charged.
Alexander Street
  • Films in over 60 languages
  • UW-Madison Libraries also offers access to a different, though similarly-named streaming video database, Docuseek from Docuseek LLC (Permanlink:
Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Spanish
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Images and Sound
Docuseek2 is the internet site where one can discover, access, license, stream and share over 1700 documentary and social issues films and videos. This database provides educational streaming access to content from Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films (including The Fanlight Collection and dGenerate Films), Kartemquin Films, MediaStorm, the National Film Board of Canada, Scorpion TV, Sincerely Films, Terra Nova Films and Villon Films. Topics covered include business and economics, health care, humanities, performing arts, and social sciences. Docuseek2 supports the ability to create clips, playlists, and save searches of the films and videos available through this website. Note that no new streaming video titles will be added to the Docuseek2 collection on the Alexander Street platform after 2020. See also other streaming video collections, such as Films on Demand, Academic Video Online, or Docuseek for more streaming video options.