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Topic: Film Directors: Home

Basic search tips and sources for researching film directors and their works. Students will complete a 20-item annotated bibliography on major film directors (e.g. Hitchcock, Chaplin, Scorsese, Allen, Almodovar, Kurosawa and more.)

Off-campus access

Library databases require a login from off-campus!

  • ACES username is required for login.
  • Banner ID is your password for login.

What's your Banner ID? - Log in to ACES, click Student Tab, click Banner ID Lookup Tool

 

Ye Olde Card Discovery

Look for Subject Headings:

Start with a keyword search to find any items that mention your keywords. Click on a relevant item and look for subject headings in the item's description. Use these subject headings to do a more specific search for items about your topic.

Books

Books in the library and in NetLibrary can be found by using the subject heading: Motion picture producers and directors 

Background Info

Article Databases

YouTube

Search for short film clips at YouTube!

Here's the trailer for Scorsese's Age of Innocence (1993), based on the book by Edith Wharton. Gorgeously filmed with a superb soundtrack.

Subject Guide

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