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NEON’s Parasite, Apollo 11, and More Exclusively Available on Kanopy

NEON, is now exclusively available to public libraries on Kanopy! Each week throughout the summer we’ll add new groundbreaking best pictures, acclaimed documentaries and more. This week’s selection of films from NEON features the Academy Awards Winner for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Film, Parasite and the 2019 release nominated for Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language at the Golden Globes, Portrait of a Lady On Fire, along with Spaceship Earth, The Biggest Little Farm, Apollo 11, and Totally Under Control.
Kevin SayarKanopy CEO
 Parasite
(2019) on IMDb

Parasite

Greed and class discrimination threaten the relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan in Bong Joon Ho’s darkly hilarious modern fairytale.

Winner of Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Film at the Academy Awards. Winner of Best Foreign Motion Picture – Foreign Language at the Golden Globe Awards. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

 Portrait of a Lady on Fire
(2019) on IMDb

Portrait of a Lady On Fire

Marianne is hired to paint the wedding portrait of Heloise. As the women orbit each other, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Heloise’s first moments of freedom.

Nominated for Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language at the Golden Globes. Winner of Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival.

 Spaceship Earth
(2020) on IMDb

Spaceship Earth

A true, stranger-than-fiction, adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent 2 years quarantined inside of a self-engineered biodome called BIOSPHERE 2. The experiment was a phenomenon, chronicling daily existence in the face of life threatening ecological disaster. The bizarre story is both a cautionary tale and a hopeful lesson of how a small group of dreamers could reimagine a new world.

 The Biggest Little Farm
(2018) on IMDb

The Biggest Little Farm

Chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination.

 Apollo 11
(2019) on IMDb

Apollo 11

Featuring never-before-seen footage in its highest resolution, APOLLO 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission that first put men on the moon.

Winner of Outstanding Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Winner of five Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards including Best Documentary, Best Score, and Best Editing. Nominated for Best Documentary at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.

 Totally Under Control
(2020) on IMDb

Totally Under Control

The novel Coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 Americans and caused staggering economic damage. Where did we go wrong? As the presidential election nears, Americans are increasingly enraged by a lack of clear leadership left to wonder how did the wealthiest and most powerful country in the world manage to fail so thoroughly in its response to a global pandemic?

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