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New Streaming: Kanopy Unveils April Lineup Including Lulu Wang’s ‘The Farewell’ and Riley Stearns’ ‘The Art of Self-Defense’


The streaming service Kanopy announced their April lineup of new titles hitting their service. With a focus on new titles that aren’t accessible on other streaming platforms, these films are available for free to library cardholders at partnered university and public libraries nationwide.

Below you’ll find a list of the streaming platform’s newest titles this month. Top titles include Lulu Wang’s 2019 comedy-drama “The Farewell,” starring Golden Globe-winner Awkwafina (“Crazy Rich Asians”); Riley Stearns’ 2019 comedy “The Art of Self-Defense,” starring Oscar-nominee Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network”) and Alessandro Nivola (“Face/Off”); and Bill Condon’s 2015 suspenseful drama “Mr. Holmes,” starring Oscar-nominees Ian McKellen (“Gods and Monsters”) and Laura Linney (“The Savages”).


Available on 3/31
The Art of Self-Defense
Love v. Kentucky
City Dreamers (Rêveuses de villes)
Other People
Banksy and The Rise of Outlaw Art
Southside With You

Available on April 7
Gimme Shelter Samuel
The Skeleton Twins
Mr. Holmes

Available on April 14
The Farewell
Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Available on April 21
Project Nim
Stories We Tell
Wonder Woman! (The Untold Stories of American Superheroines)

Available April 28
I Love You, Philip Morris
The Future

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Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times,, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.


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