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School Library System: SWANK

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 / liesl_toates@boces.monroe.edu or Katie Bertrand at (585) 490-0824 / katie_bertrand@boces.monroe.edu.

 

Other Streaming Films & Documentaries

You can find films in our SAFARI Montage Catalog. Use the playlist below to find other films.

Disney 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:

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • Adventures of Huck Finn, The
  • Alice in Wonderland (Animated)
  • Alice in Wonderland (Live Action)
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • Balloon Farm
  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • Christmas Carol, A
  • Chronicles of Narnia, The: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • Ella Enchanted
  • Ernest Green Story, The
  • Escape to Witch Mountain
  • Fantasia
  • Freaky-Friday
  • Holes
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
  • Hunchback of Notre Dame, The
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • Johnny Tremain
  • Justin Morgan Had a Horse
  • Kid in King Arthur's Court, A
  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The
  • Mary Poppins
  • Miracle Worker, The
  • Muppet Christmas Carol, The
  • Newsies
  • Old Yeller
  • One More Mountain
  • Princess and the Frog, The
  • Ring of Endless Light, A
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Swiss Family Robinson
  • Tex
  • Treasure Island
  • White Fang
  • Ben and Me (Short)
  • Donald in Mathmagic Land (Short)
  • Motor Mania (Short)

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:

  • Our Planet One Planet (Episode)
  • Our Planet Frozen Worlds (Episode)
  • Our Planet Jungles (Episode)
  • Our Planet Coastal Seas (Episode)
  • Our Planet From Deserts to Grasslands (Episode)
  • Our Planet High Seas (Episode)
  • Our Planet Fresh Water (Episode)
  • Our Planet Forests (Episode)
  • Chasing Coral (Full Feature)
  • 13th (Full Feature)
  • Knock Down the House (Full Feature)
  • Period. End of Sentence. (Full Feature)
  • The White Helmets (Full Feature)
  • Zion (Full Feature)
  • Explained: Music (Episode)
  • Explained: World's Water Crisis (Episode)
  • Explained: Why Women Are Paid Less (Episode)
  • Explained: The Stock Market (Episode)
  • Explained: Cricket (Episode)
  • Explained: ! (Episode)
  • Explained: Racial Wealth Gap (Episode)
  • Abstract: The Art of Design: Christoph Niemann: Illustration (Episode)
  • Abstract: The Art of Design: Tinker Hatfield: Footwear Design (Episode)
  • Abstract: The Art of Design: Es Devlin: Stage Design (Episode)
  • Abstract: The Art of Design: Bjarke Ingels: Architecture (Episode)
  •  Abstract: The Art of Design: Ralph Gilles: Automotive Design (Episode)
  • Abstract: The Art of Design: Paula Scher: Graphic Design (Episode)
  • Abstract: The Art of Design: Platon: Photography (Episode)
  • Abstract: The Art of Design:  Ilse Crawford: Interior Design (Episode)
  • Babies: Love (Episode)
  • Babies: Crawling (Episode)
  • Babies: First Words (Episode)
  • Babies: Sleep (Episode)
  • Babies: First Steps (Episode)
  • Whose Vote Counts, Explained (Episode) Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio

Click here for video descriptions and links to educational resources: 
https://about.netflix.com/en/news/free-educational-documentaries

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.

Categorized catalog listings below. (Open Swank using the logo to the left.)

Changing Your Password or Personal Information

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.

Searching the Catalog

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.

Watching or Assigning Films to Students

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.

  • If you are sharing your link via email, or in a document, you may "Copy Direct Link" and paste it into your email or document.
  • If you are sharing your link in a Learning Management System, you may copy the link with the html code by using "Copy LMS Link"

 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.

Adding or Removing Closed Captioning

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.

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