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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Plano Public Library Showcases Nigerian Films for Black History Month

Black History PPL Kanopy

Gain insight into the Nigerian culture through a selection of native movies accessible with Plano Public Library’s (PPL) Kanopy. The collection is directed by internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Tunde Kelani.

Use your City library card for a glimpse into the lives of interesting Nigerians in this 4-part series of movies:

The Narrow Path
The Saworoide
The Campus Queen

With Kanopy, library patrons can enjoy a wide-range of award-winning films and inspiring documentaries. Choose from thousands of critically-acclaimed titles to stream on your favorite device, anytime. Watch everything from kids’ programs to adult programs:

  1. Enter your library card info here
  2. Follow instructions to create a Kanopy account with your email or Facebook/Google login
  3. Start streaming content

PPL’s Kanopy is a great digital resource to experience Black History Month with a journey into African heritage and culture.


PBS documentaries and short films highlighting the richness of the Black experience in American history
Explore the history, arts, and culture of the African American experience through Google Arts & Culture

Highlighted are:

Photos From the Civil Rights Movement
The Hewitt Collection of African-American Art

Engage with digital resources through the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture: Explore the Exhibitions.

Black History We are all equal

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