It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
*Film Studies: Research Resources
The resources below deal with film as a regional or cultural product.
Combined AFI Catalog and Film Index International. Although there is no full-text, the list of reviews is both authoritative and comprehensive.
Includes FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.
Art Abstracts indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. In addition to articles, Art Abstracts indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
These annotated bibliographies gather key resources on a wide range of topics in film and television studies. Featuring more than 110 different subtopics in cinema/media research, the bibliographies try to gather the best research on a topic and explain why a particular article or book might be more useful for your research better than another. Entries cover specific films, specific directors, genres, and themes.
Best index for late 19th and early 20th Century popular periodicals.
Readers' Guide Retrospective indexes popular and general interest magazines published in the United States and Canada. Incorporates (through 1982) the printed Nineteenth century readers' guide to periodical literature, 1890-1899, and Readers' guide to periodical literature.