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. 

P.S. I Can't Breathe- Black Lives Matter
This documentary welcomes dialogue around racial inequality, policing, and the criminal justice system by focusing on Eric Garner's case. 

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. 

Whose Streets? An Unflinching Look at the Ferguson Uprising
Nominated for Grand Jury prize for best documentary at the Sundance Film Festival, this documentary is "told by the activists who live and breathe this movement for justice" and follows the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the protests of police brutality. 


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