Attention students: Three new digital resources have been added to the Online Library!
Post by Guest Blogger, Taylor Duncan
Assistant Director of Student Affairs: Libraries & Tutoring
These exciting additions provide access to streaming video collections and film scripts. These resources may now be accessed from the Online Library under Find Images & Videos. Read more about these resources below.
American Film Scripts Online
Contains 1,000 full-text scripts as well as a bibliographic and biographical database of directors and writers, presenting the medium’s reflection on American attitudes and life. Search by character, scene, race, nationality, age, subject, year of writing and other elements. Useful for studying popular culture, diversity and gender issues, language and linguistics, writing, American history, anthropology, sociology, psychology and more.
Sample titles include: The Wizard of Oz, Singin’ in the Rain, Ben Hur, Casablanca, Raging Bull, The Maltese Falcon, Hotel Rwanda, Some Like It Hot, The Last Temptation of Christ, Sunset Boulevard, Witness, Taxi Driver, The African Queen, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, JFK, Platoon, The Searchers, Twelve Monkeys, Rebel Without a Cause, The Hustler, My Own Private Idaho, and The Sting.
Filmakers Library Online
Provides access to streaming video of more than 1,000 documentaries and independent films from around the world. Coverage includes race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature and more. Synchronized, searchable transcripts run alongside each video.
Sample films include: Fire Eyes, First Contact, Guardians of the Flutes, My American Girls, Original Intent, A Panther in Africa, Paradise Bent, Prison Lullabies, Race to Execution, The Split Horn, T-Shirt Travels, Today's Man, Walking the Line, All Power to the People, The Danish Solution, Guestworker and Lynchburg Story.
Silent Film Online
Contains over 250 streaming online titles representing the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. Highlights works of filmmakers including Georges Méliès, Buster Keaton, Fritz Lang, Charles Chaplin, F.W. Murnau, Luis Buñuel, Ernst Lubitsch, Victor Sjostrom, Erich von Stroheim, Carl T. Dreyer, Edwin S. Porter and many others.
Sample titles include Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Battleship Potemkin, Intolerance, Nosferatu, Faust, Die Nibelungen, The Great Train Robbery, The General, Foolish Wives, Way Down East, L’Age D’Or, Metropolis and Ann Boleyn.
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