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Subject Guide to French, German & Italian Cinemas: French Cinema

French Film Research- Streaming


Criterion Collection / Janus Films / DEFA

CRITERION ON DEMAND contemporary and classic studio films

French Film Databases

French Film Research- Journals

Studies in French Cinema - Journal devoted to French films (in English).

Adaptation An international forum focused on literature on screen.

Cineaste - Includes articles, interviews, film, DVD and books about film reviews.

Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media - International journal.

Historical Journal of Film, Radio & Television - Journal of The International Association for Media and History

KinoeyeAcademic and journalistic perspectives on European cinema.

Wide Angle - Taking an in-depth look that international film.

French Film Events in the US

Searching the Catalog


  1. Using the Advanced Search option in the library Catalog.
  2. On the right side of the screen under the Optional Search limits change Location to Media & Design Center
  3. Use the Language Dropdown box to narrow search for items in desired language
  4. Under Format Select Videos and DVDs from the dropdown
  5. Now can search using Keyword, Title, Author, Subject, Release Year....
  6. Streaming materials can also be found the same way and will appear in your results when they meet the search requirements.

Media Librarian

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Winifred Metz
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(919) 962-4099

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