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American Food Studies: Film and Media

Film Databases

Searching for Food Films


Use "advanced search" - type "food" in the subject heading and select format "Videos and DVDs"

or try using these subject headings: Cooking, Cooks, Restaurants

or try keyword searches with these terms: cooking, cooks, food, food supply, food industry & trade, fast food, global food, agriculture, nutrition, restaurants, vegetarianism, farming, etc.

View these Food Docs & Features

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The MDC has a number of feature films and documentaries in their DVD and streaming collections.  Here are a couple of lists to get you started viewing -



For many more food films and documentaries

(new list coming)

Media Librarian

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Winifred Metz
Media & Design Center,
Undergraduate Library
(919) 962-4099
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Can't Find it @ the MDC Try These Sites..

Can't find the film you'e looking for at the MDC? Here's a list of sites online that might offer it free or for a fee:
Hulu - for films & tv shows
Vimeo - video sharing site
YouTube - video sharing site
Amazon Prime Instant Video - instant streaming access to 1000s of films and tv shows
Netflix - Streaming service offering feature films, documentaries and tv shows - showcases they best short-form videos from movies, video games, TV, Music, and sports

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