Collection of streaming video (documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, demonstrations, and raw footage) covering a range of disciplines, including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, and music.
Index of journal articles and books on film and media studies. Includes some full text.
Streaming video platform containing over 27,000 documentaries, feature films, and training videos. Includes such producers as the Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, Kino Lorber, and the Media Education Foundation.
Index of scholarly articles, edited books, and dissertations on literature, languages, film studies and folklore. Includes MLA Directory of Periodicals, which provides detailed information on periodicals covering literature and languages. For help searching MLA, see our Search Guide.
Streaming access to major motion pictures for educational purposes only. This link will allow instructors to request films for classes (login required) and allow all other users to access those films that have been licensed.
Detailed information about all American films made from 1893-1993 and basic documentation on films produced since 1993. Searchable by subject and genre as well as title, director, actor, etc.
Database of film and video plot summaries, biographies, and filmographies.
Box office data on films released since 1989. Includes ranked data for each season, reviews of weekends at the box office from 1997 to the present, and a list of top grossing films.
Annual coverage of major Chinese film productions and events, including statistical data.
Audio collection of classical music in movies, listed by title of movie.
Collection of documentary films about American folk and roots culture, with an emphasis on southern life and music. Provided by UNC-Chapel Hill.
Encyclopedia of GLBTQ art, literature, film, music, and popular culture. The encyclopedia was closed and archived in 2015.
Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Gateway to a variety of film and video collections, including a collection of newsreels produced from 1929-1967 and short, ephemeral films from the Prelinger Archive documenting everyday life, culture, industry, and institutions in the United States from 1927 to 1987.
Database with detailed information about films and the people who make them, including plot summaries, complete cast listings, and box office data.
Digitized collection of books and magazines from the histories of film, broadcasting, and recorded sound.
Reviews of current films, including mainstream, foreign and independent releases. Metacritic editors scan newspapers and magazines for reviews, then convert and compile them into a "Metascore" indicating the critical consensus. All time high and low scores are available for films released 1999 to present. Includes a handy directory of recently nominated and award winning films.
Soviet films, with subtitles, from the archive of the Mosfilm studio in Moscow. Many are unfamiliar to western audiences.
330+ streaming Spanish-language films from Spain and the Americas
Streaming video archive of jazz, funk, and soul music concerts, documentaries, and interviews.
Gateway to over 350 freely available Soviet and Russian films. Films can be browsed by genre, decade, country of production, or subtitle (the site emphasizes hosting films with subtitles available).
Information about the people behind and in front of the cameras of silent films. Includes filmographies and reviews of books about the era. There is also a list of silent films that are presumed lost.
Documentaries and newsreels produced across the USSR, and in China, Vietnam, UK, and Latin America throughout the course of the 20th Century.