Streaming Video

NSCC Students, Staff and Faculty have access to 6 Streaming Video Collections.



Criterion-on-Demand hosts over 2,600 feature film & documentary titles from a wide variety of major producers, including, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Alliance Films, Entertainment One, Mongrel Media, and many more!   These titles include English, French and Subtitled/Captioned versions.

Criterion-on-Demand currently features over 1100 French Language versions of popular feature films and documentaries. We also offer closed captioning/subtitles whenever available.

Mobile Devices

You can use Criterion-on-Demand on mobile devices with operating systems that are newer than 2 years.

Searching, Viewing, Sharing

Search or Browse Films

  • From Criterion-on-Demand, you can choose a genre/subject button to display movies in a specific category, or you may use the search bar to enter your own keyword. 

Criterion-on-demand search and browse screen

Choose a Film

  • On the search results page, you will find title results matching your search, including the movie poster, title name and year of release.
  • Once you choose a movie, you will be prompted to choose an English/French Audio only version of the movie, or if available, an English/French Subtitled version.

    Criterion-on-demand film screen

Watch a Film

  • The Criterion-on-Demand player will load and begin playing the movie.  
  • The player features a Play/Pause button, timeline indicating the duration of the movie, a volume bar (click to mute) and a full screen button.


Sharing a Film

  • You can email a direct link to a film or add a link to an online course. Find the film you want to link to, copy the URL in the address bar. This URL should include the ezproxy prepend which will ensure the link will work off-campus. Here is an example of a film link:

Off Campus Access

NSCC Students, Staff, and Faculty can access Criterion-on-Demand content from home: