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Kino.social is a quiet site where you can watch nice films without any distractions or tracking:

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All of the movies are creative commons or public domain titles, embedded from either PeerTube or Archive.org. (There are no YouTube titles due to YT's invasive privacy policies.)

The selection is still very small as we've just started, and we're trying to avoid the "firehose" approach of archive.org.

Post a reply if you have suggestions for films to be added.

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You can find out more details or download any film on kino.social by clicking on the title under the video, which will take you to the relevant Archive.org or PeerTube page.

On Archive.org the download links are in a section on the right of the page.

On PeerTube the download links are in the "..." button next to the "share" button.

The attached images show you where to click ๐Ÿ‘€

Documentary about effects of illegal drugs Show more

Added "This Place in Time: The Mount St Helens Story" (1984), you can watch it here:

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Short documentary film made by the US Forest Service about the 1980 eruption of the Mount St Helens volcano in Washington state, and the devastating effect it had on the surrounding area.

Added "When Abortion Was Illegal: Untold Stories" (1992), you can watch it here:

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Oscar-nominated short documentary by Dorothy Fadiman about women's experiences of "back street" abortions in the US, and the movement towards legalisation.

Halloween films from the Public Domain ๐ŸŽž๏ธ ๐Ÿฟ ๐ŸŽƒ Show more

Added the "Caminandes" series of animated shorts, you can watch them here:

Caminandes 1: Llama Drama (2013)
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Caminandes 2: Gran Dillama (2013)
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Caminandes 3: Llamigos (2016)
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Award-winning CGI short comedies about a llama wandering in the Andes.

They were created by @pablovazquez and produced by the @Blender Foundation.

Added "Charade" (1963), you can watch it here:

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Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant star in this suspense romantic comedy.

A wealthy woman decides to divorce her husband, but comes home to find her house empty and her husband missing.

The original copyright notice famously left out the word "copyright", so the film entered the public domain as soon as it was published.

Added "The Corporation" (2003), you can watch it here:

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Award-winning Canadian feature-length documentary about the power of modern day conglomerates. If a corporation really was a person, what kind of person would they be?

(This is the official shareware version uploaded by the makers of the film, and begins with an appeal for funding as well as an advert for the DVD.)

Added "Moonwalk One" (1970), you can watch it here:

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Official feature-length documentary by NASA about the first Moon landing. It covers not just the technology but the culture and even the mysticism of going to the Moon

Sadly, and despite good reviews, commercial distributors refused to give it a proper release as they felt the public was bored of the topic.

The film was forgotten :(

Added "Terror By Night" (1946), you can watch it here:

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Sherlock Holmes is hired to protect an enormous diamond being transported by train from London to Edinburgh.This is the penultimate in the Basil Rathbone series of Holmes films.

You can find out more details or download any film on kino.social by clicking on the title under the video, which will take you to the relevant Archive.org or PeerTube page.

On Archive.org the download links are in a section on the right of the page.

On PeerTube the download links are in the "..." button next to the "share" button.

The attached images show you where to click ๐Ÿ‘€

Added "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1931), you can watch it here:

kino.social/dr-jekyll-and-mr-h

Pre-code horror film based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson about people's dark inner selves, and often regarded as the definitive film version.

Fredric March won the Oscar for best actor, and the cinematography and screenplay were also nominated.

Added "My Man Godfrey" (1936), you can watch it here:

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A romantic comedy made during the Great Depression, it tells the story of a "forgotten man" (a homeless person) who becomes involved with a wealthy family as a result of a parlour game.

My Man Godfrey received six Oscar nominations including Best Director, Best Screenplay and all of the acting categories.

Added "Don't Be A Sucker" (1943), you can watch it here:

kino.social/dont-be-a-sucker-1

Plea to the American people not to let their country fall under the control of racist anti-immigrant anti-intellectual anti-minority con-men.

Made by the US government in 1943, while fighting Nazis with every possible resource.

Added "Betty Boop in Snow-White" (1933), you can watch it here:

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Four years before Disney, Fleischer Studios made an animated version of Snow White.

However, while Disney tried to do a family-friendly fairytale, Fleischer decided to produce something a bit more twisted.

The main song is performed by the famous Cab Calloway. His character's dance moves were apparently rotoscoped from Calloway's real life dancing.

Added "House on Haunted Hill" (1959), you can watch it here:

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Vincent Price offers strangers $10,000 if they will stay one night in his haunted house ๐Ÿ‘ป

Arguably the most ๐ŸŽƒ film ever made with its campy horror, it was a huge hit both commercially and critically.

The original cinema release included skeletons on ropes flying across audiences at a crucial point in the film ๐Ÿ’€

Added "Apollo 13: Houston, We've Got a Problem" (1972), you can watch it here:

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Official NASA documentary about the ill-fated mission to the moon, and how they managed to get the astronauts safely back to Earth.

Added "Nicotine Bees" (2010), you can watch it here:

kino.social/nicotine-bees-2010

Feature-length documentary about the collapse of the bee population, its links to pesticide and the implications for food production.

Added "The Intruder" (1962), you can watch it here:

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Drama about a young charismatic white supremacist who visits a small southern US town at the start of desegregation.

The director, , is best known for making cheap horror and sci-fi. This film is a serious and thoughtful piece that is very different from his other works.

NOTE: Due to its subject matter, the film contains a lot of extremely racist language.

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