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This is a research guide for film and cinema classes.


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Randall Bowman
Archives and Special Collections Department Belk Library Elon University

About This Guide

This research guide will help you get started doing research related to cinema and film at Elon.  Belk Library has a good collection of print and online sources for film and cinema studies.

Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, Casablanca, 1942

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Kanopy streaming video

Kanopy is a database of more than 30,000 streaming videos, including classic, independent, and documentary films. This database includes a diverse collection of films in a variety of subjects, which are listed here:

Features include:

  • Watch films on your devices, such as phones, tablets, and smart TVs with an Elon login, as well as linked in a Moodle site.
  • Create a (free) Kanopy account
  • Add films to a Watchlist
  • The films also come with public performance rights, meaning that they can legally be shown at campus-wide advertised events.