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Film Studies Research Guide: Web Portals

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

Web Portals

What's Here

There are innumerable websites devoted to the study and enjoyment of film. Portals will help you find many of them. Some of the ones listed below are similar to this subject guide, but include a different array of resources.


From the Crawford Collection, Yale University Library Manuscripts and Archives.

American Popular Culture (Washington State University)

Focuses on critical analysis of popular culture in the United States.

Best of the Web: Movies

Sections include reviews, genres, movie people, charts, reference resources, film industry information, and many other links.

Film and Video Resources on the Internet (Northwestern University)


Open Directory: Movies



ScreenSite stresses the teaching and research of film and television and is designed for educators and students.

TVLINK: Film and Television Website Archive



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