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FLS150: Introduction to Film Studies: Books & Films

Fall 2014, A. Ritchey

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Searching the Catalog (for books and DVDs)

Use the Five College Library Catalog to find books about film, or to search for films:

For information on the history and theory of film genres: Subject begins with: film genres

For Books About: Search Under: Or try:
   a film    Subject begins with: film's title
   e.g. Clueless motion picture
Subject begins with: director's name
Keyword anywhere: film title
   a director    Subject begins with: director's name
    e.g. Bigelow, Kathryn
Subject begins with: motion
picture producers and directors
   a genre    Subject begins with: the genre
   e.g. film noir
For information on the history and
theory of film genres --
Subject begins with: film genres
   a theme    Subject begins with: the theme
   e.g. women in motion pictures OR
   African Americans in motion pictures OR
   violence in motion pictures
   other topics
   of possible
   interest
   Subject begins with:
   film criticism
   technology in motion pictures
   motion pictures and literature
   dance in motion pictures, television, etc.


NO LUCK? Try looking in Worldcat under these same subjects. Use Interlibrary Loan to request books outside of the Five Colleges.  Allow 7-10 days for delivery.

For Films: You can use the Browse DVDs tool highlighted above -- or -- if you would rather use the Five College Library Catalog to search for DVDs, use Advanced Search and limit by format, as shown below.

 

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