Film Collections

Explore online film archives and film collections.

Logins and passwords for some of these databases are available through the "Library" link on Brightspace.

American History in Video
Database provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.

C-SPAN Video Library
The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, now totaling over 170,000 hours, is contained in the C-SPAN Archives.

Films on Demand: Films for the Humanities and Sciences
Multi-disciplinary collection of over 4,000 films.

F.I.L.M. Archives
New York-based collection of industrial and vintage films and film clips.

Library of Congress: Motion Picture and Television Reading Room
View online films from the American Memory project.

Moving Image Archive: Internet Archive
Explore and view amateur and classic films of all genres.

Prelinger Archives: Library of Congress
Film collection offering 60,000 titles from amateur filmmakers and the worlds of advertising, education, and industry.

Travel Film Archive
Classic collection of travelogues, educational, and industrial films charting global history from 1900-1970.

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