Provides in-depth indexing of reviews and criticism for over 100,000 films and biographical information on film personalities. Film Index International includes records on films from over 170 countries and has extensive coverage of international film awards. Its rich content also includes searchable plot summaries and full cast and crew lists, as well as references to periodical articles on film and filmmakers.
Created by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), the database indexes 340 of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals, dating from 1972 onward. The database also incorporates the International Index to TV Periodicals; Treasures from the Film Archives, which identifies silent film holdings in archives around the world, and the International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections.