Categories in Movements

  • BFI Features: Cinema Italia Gallery  
    A broad overview of Italian cinema from its inception to the present. Using short descriptions and still images from the British Film Institute's still collection, the site covers early Italian film, fascist propaganda and the "white telephone" pictures of the 1930s and 1940s, Neorealism, Spaghetti Westerns, the work of Fellini and Visconti, and contemporary filmmaking.
  • BFI Features: Fritz Lang  
    A resource full of Lang-related materials, including a complete filmography, a long interview with the director, and a list of resources published by the British Film Institute.
  • Chinese Film, Media, and Print Cultures Bibliography   Peer Reviewed
    A comprehensive bibliography of books and articles on the cinemas and media of China by the Modern Chinese Literature and Culture Resources Center. Most of these resources are in English, although some are in Chinese.
  • Cinema Novo  
    Portuguese-language site with essays on Cinema Novo of Brazil. Features director Glauber Rocha and others, with profiles, interviews and filmographies.
  • Cinema=Godard=Cinema  
    A site with extensive links to Godard-related articles maintained by Glen W. Norton, a former Ph.D. candidate in cinema studies. A valuable resource for links and bibliographic information.
  • F.W. Murnau Siftung Archive  
    Search the contents of the physical archive in Germany. Only a few entries are available in English--most are in German.
  • Fassbinder Foundation  
    This resource on the director features a searchable filmography, an annotated bibliography of Fassbinder's writings, and a print bibliography that links to Amazon.
    Interviews and essays about Jacques Rivette. Includes a transcription of the whole of Jonathan Rosenbaum's out-of-print book about Rivette.
  • MCLC Resource Center   Peer Reviewed
    Resource center containing bibliographies of mostly English-language materials on modern Chinese literature, film, art, and culture, maintained by Kirk A. Denton at the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Ohio State University, in conjunction with the journal Modern Chinese Literature and Culture. Bibliographies are organized by director, time period, reference type, and media type.
  • Motion Picture Reprint Series (Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan)  
    The Motion Picture Reprint Series run by the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of Michigan reprints now out-of-print books on the history of Japanese cinema. These are available for download, and feature new introductions either by the author or another academic. This site also features reproductions of archival documents concerning the Japanese Pure Film Movement, and the film documentation produced by the United States government on the effects of the atomic bomb.
  • Neorealisme (BiFi)  
    BiFi's online exhibition on Italian Neorealism, by Pierre Sorlin. Features images, film clips, bibliographies, and a wealth of information. In French.
  • Slow Motion Angel: Derek Jarman  
    A fan's site dedicated to the films of Derek Jarman. The links section gives access to many external reviews and critical articles about Jarman's work. The site's filmography provides short summaries of the films, with a few still images for each.
  • Third (World) Cinema: Then and Now  
    Website created as the final project for Third World Cinema course at UC San Diego taught by Professor Zeinabu Davis. Provides general introduction to concepts and frameworks of Third Cinema, including Cinema Novo; as well as sections on major films and key texts.
  • UbuWeb  
    Resource for film clips of experimental film, surrealist film, artists' films, and more. The papers section of the main site features some articles on experimental film.
  • Werner Herzog (official site)  
    The filmmaker's official site. Features a bibliography, biographical information, press releases for recent films, and links to recent interviews. The complete filmography features a wealth of film stills.