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Film Studies

This guide will help you find resources about film studies.



Director Esther Eng (center) with Grandview actress Marianne Quon and actor Teng Pui, San Francisco, 1947.  Photograph from a private collection; courtesy of the Women Pioneers Film Project, Columbia University Libraries.


This guide includes major databases to help you find what you need. Use the tabs to find background, articles, books, primary sources, etc.

A quick note about the categories:

  • Background Information includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical sources, statistics & data, and other kinds of information that will give you an overview or context.
  • Class guides will lead you to library guides created specifically for this subject.


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