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As larger streaming services silo off in order to more efficiently monetize their intellectual property, the collaborative, not-for-profit Folkstreams calls back to the idea of streaming as a means of discovery, open-ended search, and surprise.


A free service focused on folklife films

IN THE CONTEXT OF AN INCREASINGLY CABLE TV–like streaming market, Folkstreams remains a website apart, an oddball gold mine of music documentaries, ethnographic films, and educational

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