Film Resources: Searching for Books about Film

A guide to film resources available from and through the Western Libraries

OneSearch: Searching for Books

Below is a selection of Library of Congress Subject Headings used for film. Search by subject in the Advanced Search function of OneSearch.

Action and Adventure Films

Film Genres

African American Motion Picture Actors and Actresses Films for the Hearing Impaired
Animated Films Foreign Films
Asian Americans in Motion Pictures Historical Films
Blacks in the Motion Picture Industry Indians in Motion Pictures
Characters and Characteristics in Motion Pictures Low Budget Films
Childrens Films Mexican Americans in Motion Pictures
Cinematographers Motion Picture Acting
Comedy Films Motion Picture Authorship

Feminism and Motion Pictures

Motion Picture Literature
Documentary Films Motion Picture Plays
Experimental Films Motion Pictures in Propaganda
Fantasy Films Motion Picture Producers and Directors
Film Adaptations Politics in Motion Pictures
Film Criticism Sensationalism in Motion Pictures
Film Festivals Women in the Motion Picture Industry