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Film Studies Research Guide: International Cinema

A guide to conducting research in Film Studies at Yale University, including key resources and crucial search strategies.

Finding Books on International Cinema

One key thing to remember in finding books on film internationally is that there is a difference between films from a country, and films shown in that country.  To cover your bases, you should always search both.

Here are some selected subject headings for searching Orbis:

Note: The geographical term may be a country or region. For instance, there's a subject heading Motion pictures--Africa.

Note: Movies from England are under the heading Motion pictures--Great Britain.

 

See also:

Statistical Information on International Films

Western Europe Reference and Web Resources

Russia and Eastern Europe Reference and Web Resources

East Asia Reference and Web Resources

South Asia Reference and Web Resources

Latin America Reference and Web Resources

Director, Film Study Center