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Film Studies: National Cinemas

This guide highlights selected resources for various national cinemas.


This page looks exclusively at Brazilian cinema. If you are interested in Portuguese film resources, please see the tab for Portugal.

Searching the online catalog

You can use the subject headings below to find resources in the online catalog. The call number ranges are also included.

Please note: these are not the only call numbers, but they have the majority of items. These searches will also lead you to movie titles.

Introductory reading(s)

Selected book titles

Click here for a list of items on Brazilian motion pictures by subject.

Other library resource(s)

Finding journal articles

Articles and other writings about Brazilian cinema can be found in many publications. Our collection includes several journals which look exclusively at Portuguese language films. You can use Film & Television Literature Index to find articles or use the search box at the top of the page.

Selected movie titles

For more Brazilian movie titles, click here.

Internet resource(s)