Students are unable to log into Swank to peruse the catalog. Teachers give students specific film links. They will be prompted to log in, and are only allowed to view those films.
If you are a teacher and you do not have your login information, please contact Liesl Toates at (585) 383-2215 / firstname.lastname@example.org or Katie Bertrand at (585) 490-0824 / email@example.com.
You can find films in our SAFARI Montage Catalog. Use the playlist below to find other films.
This playlist contains Feature Films that were theatrically released, full-length made for TV movies, and a handful of Disney animated short films. These are listed below:
At the request of teachers, Netflix has made a selection of their documentary features and series available on their YouTube channel.
Netflix Educational Documentaries
The title list of available documentaries is below:
Click here for video descriptions and links to educational resources:
SWANK Streaming is provided to participants in the Monroe One BOCES Instructional Multimedia Service. It offers access to a collection of up to 400 feature films for instructional use in K-12 classrooms. This collection is licensed annually (through June 30 of each year). The titles in the collection will be reevaluated each June.
Please make sure that when using this resource, you adhere to any/all of your District’s policies regarding the showing/viewing of feature films in the classroom.
To log in, you will use your school email address and you will have been given a default password for the first time. Use the instructions below to change your password the first time you log in.
If an educator forgets their password after changing it, please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org. The forgot password link doesn't work.
The first time you log on, please change your password to something unique and that you will remember.
Passwords are case sensitive, and must be at least six characters long and have at least one number and uppercase letter. To Edit your Profile or Change your Password, click on the word "Profile" on the menu at the left.
Easily search for the movie you want using the search bar at the top right. If you don't see the search bar, click "Search" on the menu to the left to get to the Search page.
To see only the films that Monroe One BOCES has access to, click on Filter > License Status > Licensed. This will filter out the films we have not purchased.
When you have selected the film you would like to view or assign, click Watch to view the film yourself. Click Share to assign it to your students.
Students will click the link to view the film. It will prompt them to log in. If you are unsure of the student logins, please contact Katie Bertrand or Liesl Toates.
You can add Closed Captioning to a film as long as it has the CC symbol listed in the record:
To turn Closed Captioning on, while you are watching the film, hover over the bottom of the screen until you see the timeline show up. In the bottom right corner, click the three vertical dots.
Audio and Closed Captioning preferences will then appear. Some newer films will have Captioning in other languages. Choose the one you want.
If you want to remove Closed Captions, you can choose "None" in the drop down list.
If the title you are looking for is listed in Swank, but we do not have it in our licensed catalog, you can request that the title be added. Click the Request Title button.
This will bring up a form for you to fill out. Please ensure you fill out the entire form. YOU MUST FILL OUT THE ACADEMIC USE SECTION. If you do not fill this out, your request will be denied.
If your request is not approved you will receive an email. If your request is approved the title will be added to the catalog within 10 school days.