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Film History Research Guide

This guide was created to help researchers and students use library resources to do historical research in cinema.

Databases & Resources

Finding Reviews

Film reviews can be found electronically by searching the databases linked in the lefthand box.

Wells Library also contains a large number of print collections (periodicals and monographs) with film reviews. Here are some subject headings that will lead you to film reviews

Here is a brief list of periodicals that can be accessed both electronically and in print through the IU Libraries:

  • Cahiers du cinema (French), 1951 - 
  • Cinema (Italian)
  • Sight & Sound,1932 -