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Italian Americans on Screen: Overview

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Film Index International

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Film poster database

Films for this course

Cinema Studies databases for academic articles

American History databases for academic articles

Entertainment Industry Magazines

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Background Information

Oxford Bibliographies Online
Under Browse by Subject, select Cinema & Media Studies. There are overviews here on such topics as Censorship, Film Theory Before 1945, and Women in Film.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film
Encyclopedia covers topics like production, national cinemas, studios, genres, theory and film history. A-Z index, short bios, and further recommended sources.

Oxford Dictionary of Film Studies
Defines terms and concepts in film theory and criticism, film movements and genres, film industry organizations, practices and technical terms.

Library services

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Useful apps for Cinema & Media Studies

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  • IMDb, the Internet Movie Database, for filmographies, casts, credits, showtimes, reviews, and watchlists for film and TV.
  • Letterboxd, a social network for film people with watchlists and reviews.
  • JustWatch or ReelGood, streaming search and watchlists.

Not available to stream? It happens.
Search for the DVD

Search Franklin for films and TV, streaming or as a DVD. Sometimes, for rights reasons, a DVD may be your only option.

DVDs can offer bonus essays, booklets, interviews, and extra content.

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