Selection of freely available online video collections
Online streaming documentary films on folk and roots cultures, many from the 1960s.
Hemispheric Institute of the Americas
Digital project from NYU Libraries and NYU’s Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics that “provides a digital venue for documenting the expression of social and political life through performance.”
Internet Archive: Movie Archive
Vast online library of freely available movies and videos, mostly public domain and ephemeral film.
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive
Free video resource curated by America’s longest running dance festival. Click ARTIST, GENRE, or ERA to find dance clips spanning from the 1930s to today.
Library of Congress Digital Collections: Motion Pictures
From the Library of Congress, online video from subject-specific collections, including early Edison films, animation, and rare vaudeville performances.
Library of Congress YouTube Channel
Online video from LoC collections and events, including early films from Edison and Westinghouse.
numeridanse.tv : International Online Dance Video Library
Free online dance videos, managed by a community of dance professionals and supported and coordinated by the Maison de la Danse in Lyon.
PBS Video Online
Search “dance” for dance videos
A video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos. Search “dance” for dance videos
The current giant of freely available online video, with the ability to share easily and add comments. Search “dance” for dance videos..