This is a collection of selected videos links to websites offering education videos, open films, documentaries, science videos, and live news streaming service. Here you can find many things: classic full-length films and the latest original short films, videos made to spread ideas, free video lectures, interviews with scientists, documentaries about social issues, arts and environment, live news streaming service to tell what’s happening around the world.
TED (Technology Entertainment Design), founded in 1984, is an annual conference, which defines its mission as "ideas worth spreading". Since 1984 its scope has become broader. Now its themes cover a broad set of topics: technology, entertainment, design, business, science, culture, arts, global issues.
Book TV provides videos of interviews with nonfiction authors, discussing their books, their research, and their lives. The content covers a variety of subjects including political, scientific, artistic and cultural books.
Openfilm offers thousands of original short films of all genres on channels created by independent filmmakers, production studios, film festivals and film schools.
Folkstreams.net offers free streaming documentary films about American folk or roots cultures, and includes transcriptions, suggested readings and links to related websites about the films.
Internet Archive: Moving Image Archive is a moving images library of free movies, films, and videos. This library contains thousands of digital movies ranging from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts.
The British Council Film Collection is an archive of 120 short documentary films made by the British Council during the 1940s designed to show the world how Britain lived, worked and played.
NFB.ca provides a large collections of moving pictures including animation, documentaries, experimental films and alternative dramas from Canada.
The Archaeology Channel provides free streaming media and educational resources about archaeology and indigenous peoples.
Learner.org offers free education videos on topics such as arts, foreign language, history, literature, mathematics, science, and more.
Teaching Channel offers videos, resources and lesson plans for teachers, which cover mathematics, science, English, history and other social sciences.
Khan Academy provides free education videos covering many K-12 curriculum topics from basic math to advanced calculus, chemistry, biology, physics and economics.
VideoLectures.net provides free on-demand educational video lectures, from educational institutions and scientists around the world, on a variety of topics such as arts, biology, computer science, economics, history, physics, psychology and technology.
LearnersTV.com contains lots of free video lectures in the fields of biology, mathematics, physics, engineering, medicine, management and accounting, and dentistry from colleges/universities around the world.
The Vega Science Trust is non-profit organization and aims to create a broadcast platform for the science, engineering and technology (SET) communities. Its science videos include Nobel prize interviews, science lectures, educational resources, and documentaries.
Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations in the United States. Its video section contains lots of interesting science-related videos.
Nature Online Video Streaming Archive, for selected articles and letters, provides streaming videos that feature interviews with scientists behind the research and analysis from Nature editors.
Multimedia section at Sciencemag.org provides video presentations, images and slide shows associated with the content on the Science sites.
The NASA TV Education channel provides educational programming for students and teachers.
Documentaries | Link TV streams documentary films dealing with issues under-represented in conventional media, about social issues, culture, human rights, environment, music and politics.
DocuWatch provides a collection of documentaries which can be viewed online for free and are categorized with topics such as Art, America, Britain, History, Society and War.
WatchDocumentary.org provides a large collection of documentary films on a wide range of topics: arts & artists, biography, drugs, environment, history, human rights, nature, science, society, and more.
TopDocumentaryFilms.com provides a collection of documentary films and movies well-categorized with topics including biography, conspiracy, environment, history, politics, science, and technology.
World News Live
UN Webcast provides a video streaming service about United Nations activities including UN General Assembly, press conference, and peacekeeping operations through multiple channels.
Euronews live TV offers the international and European news, available as free video on demand, from an European perspective.
CNN News Video brings the latest video news stories and information from around the world. Video clips provide wide coverage of topics on politics, entertainment, world news, weather, technology, health, etc.
BBC World News Live offers the latest international and UK news broadcast throughout most of the day on BBC World News, including brief business, sport, and weather reports.
France 24 is an international news and current affairs television channel based in Paris, which covers international current events from a French perspective.
CCTV News Live provides the latest international and China news from Chinese perspectives, including sport and business reports.
Russia Today TV: On Air provides a 24/7 video streaming service of news, weather forecast, and other programs with Russian perspectives.
NDTV 24x7 offers a 24/7 video streaming service of news and information covering a variety of topics including politics, business, sports, environment, and lifestyle with Indian perspectives.