This free online resource, led by Eric Hoyt and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research provides free access to thousands of pages of old magazines and journals covering the history of film, radio and TV. It includes Hollywood trade journals and fan magazines. Also recently added are some sections on early Chinese cinema […]
The Ukraïnica platform has been created by the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University. It aims to create a site to encourage the teaching of Ukrainian history and culture through offering a space for the exchange of syllabi and course materials. Users can browse time periods and subject areas and get some suggested reading lists. These […]
Canadian women film directors database Compiled by Margaret Fulford, a librarian at the University of Toronto. This database is a great bilingual research tool containing bibliographies, filmographies, quotations, and other information about over 1,600 Canadian women directors and their films. It has timelines of key events, a bibliography of key articles about women directors as well […]
Arts & Humanities Research Council funded research project led by Dr Sabrina Qiong Yu (Newcastle University), with Co-Investigators Professor Chris Berry (King’s College London) and other collaborators. Covers production and circulation of (mainly documentary) film and issues relating to the role of the state with regard to film in China. The website is building a database of Chinese […]
Free via the BFI player this collection of films celebrates the Black presence in Britain. They include a significant number of pre-Windrush films and documentaries highlighting black lives . They include footage of this visit of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson to Manchester Docks in 1911.
A new scholar-led digital archive for media, film and communication studies—has just been launched by Jeff Pooley, Associate Professor of Media & Communication, Muhlenberg College (USA) . Papers are being gradually added. Certainly one to watch. Other good sources include: SSRN Papers Core Open access research papers
A fabulous free archival film collection launched on the BFI player combines documentaries of Jewish life and culture with early film depictions of Jewish characters. Some of these, such as the 1908 film The Robber and the Jew do display the anti-Semitism of the time. The Jewish Museum in London has a collections online where you […]