New in VMR!
Want to watch a film from our collection? Don’t have a DVD drive in your laptop or computer? VMR is now circulating DVD drives for seven days at a time from the DVD circulation desk. Borrow one and make it a movie night!
New to the Collection
About the Collection
The Pratt Institute Libraries make available to faculty, students, and staff an extensive film and video collection of over 6,000 unique titles to support teaching and learning through the Visual and Multimedia Resources (VMR) department. The collection of DVDs, VHS tapes, 16mm films, and other assorted formats are available for circulation and viewing on the Lower Level of the Library. Screening rooms are also available through VMR. The collection can be searched in PrattCat, the Library's online catalog. The physical collection is supplemented by a streaming video subscriptions through Alexander Street Press and Kanopy.
Music Festivals On Streaming
Spark: A Burning Man Story (by Jessie Deeter, 92 mins, 2013)
Each year, 60,000 people from around the globe gather in the Nevada desert for the week-long Burning Man festival, where they party and collaborate on large-scale art before burning a giant effigy in a ritual frenzy. Rooted in self-expression, self-reliance and community effort, Burning Man has grown famous for stirring ordinary people to shed their nine-to-five existence and act on their dreams. Spark takes us behind the curtain with Burning Man organizers and participants, revealing a year of unprecedented challenges and growth.
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Music Festivals on DVD
Music Festivals on 16mm
Blank’s raucous tribute to the sights, sounds, and flavors of New Orleans is perhaps his most sustained representation of pure joy. The film has footage of musical events, Mardi Gras Indians, a funeral with traditional music (the so-called "jazz funeral") and various second line parades.
Pratt Institute Libraries
Library Lower Level
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Administrative Hours: 9-5 M-F
Circulation: See Regular Library Hours
Suggest a Purchase
VMR collects films and videos relevant to the Pratt community’s academic needs, but also to promote the relaxation and intellectual and artistic development of the student body. Members of the Pratt community are encouraged to suggest new titles by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or submitting a request through our online Material Request Form. Preference is given to titles that will be used regularly in classes.