198 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • March 5, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand recently added 198 new films to its collection. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).

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The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song - Episode 1

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from slavery to emancipation.

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Death of a Salesman in Context

By the 1940s, the travelling salesman had become a familiar part of American life and Americans were relishing their newfound economic prosperity. But beneath the country’s mask of economic contentment, many fears and anxieties continued to fester. This video looks at how the idea of the American Dream inspired and influenced Arthur Miller’s play ‘Death of a Salesman’. It provides a valuable accompaniment to students studying this film.


Injuries and Healing

Knowing what bones are made from is essential for understanding what happens when they break and mend. This video guides viewers through the minerals and proteins in bones and the two types of bone tissue, then explains the various classifications of bone fractures, including the healing process.