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Posted on: January 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Kanopy's Biggest Hits of 2018

We're celebrating an amazing year of movies by highlighting the ten most popular films on Kanopy in 2018. From historical dramas, to heartwarming indies, to artistic documentaries, these films reflect the diverse viewpoints offered in our Kanopy Collection. Watch these popular movies and more through your library's Kanopy Collection.

Loving Vincent is available on Kanopy 1. Loving Vincent (2017)
In the first fully painted feature film, 2018 Oscar-nominated Loving Vincent tells the story of the mysterious and tragic death of the world's most famous artist, Vincent van Gogh.

Hearts Beat Loud is available on Kanopy3.  Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
Single dad Frank (Nick Offerman) and daughter Sam (Kiersey Clemons) embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery after their first song becomes an Internet breakout.

Boy is available on Kanopy5.  Boy (2010)
Acclaimed director Taika Waititi (Hunt for the Wilderpeople) presents a creative coming-of-age comedy set in 1984, following an eleven-year-old Michael Jackson fanatic nicknamed "Boy."

The Love Witch is available on Kanopy7.  The Love Witch (2016)
In this stylish tribute to—and feminist revision of—1960s Technicolor horror, a modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her.

The Young Karl Marx is available on Kanopy9.  The Young Karl Marx (2017)
This gripping biopic tells the story of how a 26-year-old Karl Marx met Friedrich Engels and created a movement that would change the course of political history.
Kedi is available on Kanopy2.  Kedi (2016)
For thousands of years, hundreds of thousands of cats have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich.

My Friend Dahmer is available on Kanopy4.  My Friend Dahmer (2017)
Based on the acclaimed graphic novel, this is the haunting, sad, funny, true story of the adolescent Jeffrey Dahmer in high school—before he became one of America's most infamous serial killers.

What We Do In The Shadows is available on Kanopy6.  What We Do In The Shadows (2015)
Housemates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are three vampires who are trying to get by in modern society. They are just like anyone else—except they're immortal and must feast on human blood.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post is available on Kanopy8.  The Miseducation Of Cameron Post (2018)
After getting caught with another girl in the backseat of a car on prom night, titular character Cameron Post is sent to a gay conversion therapy center.

Faces Places is available on Kanopy10. Faces Places (2017)
89-year-old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33-year-old French photographer and muralist JR, co-direct this enchanting documentary/road movie.

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