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East Asian Films Collection at UCSD
East Asian film collection housed in UCSD Library. Please see the title list in Roger (UCSD library catalog).
Underground Films/Independent Films housed in UCSD Library. Please see the title list in Roger (UCSD library catalog).
Asian Film Online
Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights onto themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity
Canopy Online Video
Online movies and documentaries. More than 700 titles under "Asian Studies" and 40 titles in Mandarin under "Foreign Language Films".
Chinese Film and Newsreel Scripts from the Cultural Revolution Online
Documentary films and newsreels were two of the major mass media and communication channels in China from the 1950’s through the 1970’s. They covered all aspects of social activities, though the emphasis was on developments in the building of a socialist country. The bulk of the items in the collection are transcripts for the documentary films and newsreels from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.
Folk Memory Documentary Project (民间记忆影像计划)
46 independent films produced by Caochangdi Workstation (草场地工作室), curated by Wu Wenguang (吴文光) who is commonly recognized as the founder of Chinese independent documentary, also known as China’s New Documentary Movement. He is a Beijing-based independent documentary maker, freelance writer, creator and producer of dance and theater since 1988.
Newly Arrived Books on Films