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Film Genres

This guide highlights library resources for some of the more popular film genres.

Getting started

Locating Library Resources for Mockumentaries.

The word "mockumentary" is not used in the online catalog. The official subject heading used is "documentary-style films."

Introductory readings

From the Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications:

Documentary films

Other library resource(s)

Finding scholarly articles & journals

Articles and other writings about movies can be found in many publications. You can use Film & Television Literature Index to find articles about mockumentaries.

A selected list of documentary-style films

Find more mockumentaries in the collections.

Internet resource(s)

Keeping up with Film Studies journal literature

Want an easy way to keep up with the journal literature for all facets of Film Studies? And you use a mobile device? You can install the BrowZine app and create a custom Bookshelf of your favorite journal titles. Then you will get the Table of Contents (ToCs) of your favorite journals automatically delivered to you when they become available. Once you have the ToC's, you can download and read the articles you want from the journals for which we have subscriptions.

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Don't own or use a mobile device? You can still use BrowZine! It's also available in a web version. You can get to it here. The web version works the same way as the app version. Find the journals you like, create a custom Bookshelf, get ToCs and read the articles you want.