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Donald Larsson <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 14 Mar 2001 13:08:47 -0600
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Ben Halligan requests:

> i'm compiling an index of online resources for film and TV suitable for
> undergrad study

Here are some I have bookmarked:

> journals / magazines, such as
A newsletter of the website for early German film
Sight and Sound
Film Comment--for subscription info, plus
online archive

> and databases / info sites, such as
Website on African cinema, at UC-Berkeley
Detailed descriptions of films from California
Newsreel, including the Library of African Cinema
Official webpage of the bienniel African film
festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Website of the American Museum of the Moving Image in
New York
Black Film Center/Archive
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
British Museum of the Moving Image (lots of links)
National Film Preservation Board (lots of links)
American Film Institute
Huge database of film-related sites
Cognitive Science, Humanities, and the Arts
Dermatology in the Cinema (I am not making this up!
Not for the faint of stomach.)
Cineam: How are Hollywood films made? (Interactive
guide to filmmaking from the Annenberg Foundation)
Deals with optical illusions, etc., including a good
dicussion of "persistence of vision"
National Center for Jewish Film
The Self-Referential Movies List (hasn't been active
for a while, but has good discussions and references)
Good site for silent film resources
Official home page for the Society for Cinema Studies
"The Complete History of the Discovery of
VARIETY's home page, includes link to slang dictionary
A quick resource for reviews of current films.  Samplings of online
critics rate films on a "tomatometer" from "fresh" to "rotten"

Don Larsson

> as good as they can be ( or as bad as they can be
> (, i want to avoid site specific to individual
> films, film-makers or actresses.
> together, these will be offered to our undergrads next year as a
> bibliographic resource.
> if possible, could you nominate any sites that you're aware of (and
> recommend) for this resource?
> i'll post my results here in due course.
> with thanks -
> ben halligan
> dept theatre, film and tv studies
> uni of wales, aberystwyth
> ----
> Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
> University of Alabama:

Donald F. Larsson
English Department, AH 230
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN  56001

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