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Introduction to International Film (HU120): Home

Welcome to the LibGuide for HU120 Introduction to International Film!

The purpose of this guide is to provide you with ways to search for scholarly sources on international film.  Below you will find information to help you search for sources such as books, ebooks, and articles.  Use the tabs above to find information on international film websites, database search techniques, finding and identifying scholarly articles, and citing with MLA style.

Image: The Battleship ​Potemkin film poster, 1927

                                         Click the box below to open a subject search for international film in the library's catalog.


Books from the Collection:

The library's physical  books on film can be found in the section PN1993 - PN1999.  Remember that Library of Congress call numbers categorize books by subject so you can browse neighboring books to find books on similar topics.  A great many more eBooks and online materials are available via our  Ebsco Discovery Service (EDS).  Examples of ebooks are listed below:

Click the above link to be taken to the database Academic Video Online, a great resource for international film videos.  

Click the above link to be taken to Films on Demand, a streaming video database with videos on international film.

Click the above link to be taken to the Brookline Public Library's subscription to Kanopy, an on-demand streaming video service that provides access to videos on international film. *You need a Brookline Public Library card to access this resource.

Click here to learn how to get a Brookline Public Library card.

Boston Public Library - Film Databases

Another Boston Public Library Database that is excellent for film research is JSTOR.  Click here to be taken to a link for JSTOR.  

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