Film Studies

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Search all Five College libraries at once, or limit to Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire, or UMass/Amherst.

1893 - 1974

Searchable database of American films, comprehensive for 1893-1974, with added records for selected major films from later years (from AFI's 100 Years and Top Ten lists). Access by title, director, character, cast, crew, songs, genre, etc.

Authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays. Scripts from Warner Bros., Sony, RKO, MGM, etc.; from rights holders; and from writers themselves, including Paul Schrader, Lawrence Kasdan, Gus Van Sant, Neil LaBute, Oliver Stone, etc.

Asian culture via the lens of independent Asian filmmakers; covers the impact of globalization & urbanization in the greater Asian region.

1979 to present

Information on all books (scholarly, popular, adult, juvenile, reprint, etc.) on all subjects currently published and distributed in the U.S. With out-of-print titles from 1979 to the present.

1997 to present

Reviews of videos, DVDs, and CD-ROMs from major educational and documentary distributors.

Europe's answer to Google Books. Includes videos and images too.

Produced by the British Film Institute. In-depth indexing of thousands of films, from the silent era to current films; biographical information; coverage of international film awards & prizes; searchable plot summaries plus full cast & crew lists.

Indexes the full text of a growing number of books. For some books complete text is online; for others only a small portion. No printing or downloading.

all dates

Extensive catalog (OCLC) of books, serials, media, web resources, and more worldwide.