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The Docuseek2 Collection™

The Docuseek2 Collection™

The Docuseek2 Collection™ contains 1,200 exclusive documentaries for higher education, from leading film producers and distributors, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, the BBC, National Film Board of Canada, CBC, Television Trust for the Environment, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and independent producers from around the world. Collectively this rich selection of outstanding films, all delivered exclusively in streaming form via Docuseek2, provides libraries with top quality content across a wide range of disciplines.  

Featured distributors

Bullfrog Films
 is the oldest and largest publisher of films about the environment in the United States. Founded in 1973, its goal is to bring together programs that point the way to a new paradigm for living happily, healthily, and sustainably. Bullfrog’s major films are now streamed on the Alexander Street platform – over 300 and growing.

dGenerate Films is the leading distributor of contemporary independent films from mainland China for audiences worldwide. 

Fanlight focuses on healthcare, mental health, professional ethics, aging and gerontology, disabilities and the workplace, and gender and family issues. 


Icarus Films has delivered top quality films about political, social, and cultural issues since 1978. All of Icarus’s major films are now streamed on the Alexander Street platform – over 300 and growing.

Kartemquin is a collaborative center for documentary media makers. The organization has won every major critical and journalistic prize, including multiple Emmy, Peabody, duPont-Columbia and Robert F. Kennedy journalism awards, Independent Spirit, IDA, PGA and DGA awards, and an Oscar nomination. 

The National Film Board of Canada is now 75 years old and one of the world's great documentary and animation incubators. The National Film Board has worked with a diverse group of filmmakers to produce groundbreaking and heartfelt cinema, and The Docuseek2 Collection includes a sampling of NFB's best work.

Product options

  • The Docuseek2 Essential Collection: 800 films at completion (available now)
  • The Docuseek2 Complete Collection: 1200 films at completion (available now)
  • The Docuseek2 International Collection: 500 films at completion for customers outside North America (available now)
  • Individual titles are available for streaming directly from Docuseek2 at

Purchasing options

  • 1-year subscription, includes new titles added throughout the year
  • 3-year subscription, includes new titles added throughout the year
  • Subscription-to-own: Receive access to all films for a year. At the end of the year, choose 40 titles to receive life-of-file rights.
  • Life-of-file option: Receive life-of-file rights for the entire collection, includes all new releases until December 2017.