Black Lives Matter: Streaming Media

Race, Policing, and Protest

Films Databases

Where available, a link is provided to stream the film in one of our databases. 

Netflix is making the full length documentary 13th available for free to stream via YouTube. This 2016 film is described by Neflix as "Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America."

Streaming Videos from Madison College Libraries

Note: If off-campus, you will be asked to log in with your student or staff username and password to access these subscription-based resources via our database, Kanopy. 

Leadership Lessons from Black Lives Matter

In this talk you'll learn key lessons from #BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors.

America After Ferguson
This PBS town hall meeting explores events following Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program was recorded before an audience on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and included national leaders and prominent thinkers in the areas of law enforcement, race and civil rights. 

Peace Officer
A feature documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of William “Dub” Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state’s first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later.


View more titles on the topic of Black Lives Matter from our streaming database, Kanopy.