Criterion-on-Demand provides access to educationally relevant feature films from a wide variety of major producers. The titles include 1920 classics, new releases, foreign films, literary adaptations, documentaries, animated titles, and independent features. Films are in English and French, and have subtitled/captioned versions when available.

Video titles from Twentieth Century-Fox Collection (20th Century Fox) are limited to on-campus use only.


Access Notes

Important Details: 

Criterion-on-Demand will not work on a mobile device.

If using IE11 in Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, you may need to install the Microsoft Silverlight Plugin to play the films. Silverlight is free and takes only a few minutes to download and install. This is not required for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or IE11 in Windows 10.

If using Mozilla Firefox version 56+, please click "Enable DRM" if prompted. Refresh the browser and click Play button to watch video.

You are permitted to download or stream Licensed Materials solely for personal, non-commercial and educational or research viewing.  You are not permitted to stream a film for entertainment uses (such a university event open to the public or a student club holding a movie night).

Authorized Users: 

Carleton students, faculty and staff
Content last reviewed: January 2, 2019