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Film Streaming and Downloads
American History in Video
This growing collection provides the largest and richest group of video available online for the study of American history.
26,000 streaming videos from leading producers, as well as independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films (available though March 2017).
Selected Film Databases
American Film Institute Catalog
Comprehensive information on all American films, 1893 to 1970 with plot summaries, production history, and cast information.
FIAF: International Index to Film Periodicals
1972-present. Includes comprehensive coverage of television periodicals 1972-2000, and coverage of tv in film periodicals since that date. Also several other more specialized databases on film research.
Film and Television Literature Index
1987-present; limited 1970-86. Covers writing about film and television for scholars, students and the general public. Subjects include film & television theory, preservation & restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, reviews