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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.
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Works on motion pictures produced by French film companies and shown outside of France. The subheading Motion pictures, French--Germany would lead to books on how French films were received in Germany.
Lumiere provides data on admissions to films released in European cinemas since 1996. It is searchable by film title, director, production year (from 1913 to one year ago), exhibition year (from 1996 to one year ago), and production or co-production country
The DEFA Film Library at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst keeps a file of films produced in the German Democratic Republic's studios that are available from North American film and video distributors.
A database of digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections. It include many resources on film, including film clips. It's only searchable by keyword -- there's no browsing option, so just enter your search term (e.g., "Fellini"). There also aren't any subject headings, so searches for "film," "cinema" and "movies" all bring up resources.
Made up of 35 member states and the European Community, is an organization which promotes transparency in the European audiovisual sector and provides information services for audiovisual experts. See also Lumiere, explained above.
Information about roughly 38,000 German films since 1895, including synopses, reviews, photos or posters. The site also lists 105,000 names relevant for German film, and 550 biographies. In German and English.
Initiative of the EU Media Programme with the support of the Italian Government promoting European cinema and its circulation at the theatrical level. Includes a European Cinema On-line Database, Yearbook, Journal, Cinema Research Library, and more.
The Chinese Movie Database is a WWW database for Chinese movies. It covers Chinese movies made in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and other countries/regions, from the first Chinese movie made in 1905 to the ones currently shown in theatres.
Part of the cultural project Cinema Brazil na Internet, authorized by Brazilian Ministry for Culture. Includes a database of Brazilian films, and links to related sites. Accessible in Portuguese, English and French.
Research guide created and maintained by Yale University Library's Librarian for Latin American Studies. Includes tabs on finding books at Yale, finding articles, finding films, finding reviews, addditional online resources, and writing & citation management.
Page of information and links to information on Mexican cinema and related areas. Includes links to general and organizational sites, online periodicals, production and distribution companies, tv networks, research sites, and people, films and genres.