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Recommended Databases for Film & Video   Tags: cinema, film, movies, streaming, video  

Use these databases to find articles, book chapters, and more on topics in Film and Video.
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Find articles, book chapters and books related to film and television studies

Find film reviews

Newspapers and general databases like Academic Search Complete, ProQuest, JSTOR, and LexisNexis Academic are great places to find film reviews.

  • America history & life
    An excellent resource to consult for articles related to film and American culture and history and for finding film reviews.
  • Art full text
    In addition to art & architecture, covers computer applications and graphics, film, television and video.
  • Readers' guide retrospective, 1890-1982
    Citations to articles from over 500 leading US magazines published from 1890-1982.

Find movie production, cast & credits info

  • American Film Institute catalog (AFI)
    Comprehensive cast, crew and production information on over 45,000 American films from 1893 to 1974, with records for selected major films from 1975-2009.
  • The Complete index to world film since 1895
    Coverage beginning in 1895, includes the credits of more than 381,000 films from 175 countries; keyword search across the database by title, person, year, origin, or genre.
  • Film index international
    Indexes international feature films and shorts, Hollywood entertainment shorts, documentaries and television movies; produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute; from 1900-present.

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