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Film Studies: National Cinemas

This guide highlights selected resources for various national cinemas.

In the Library Collection

The diaspora of Chinese filmmaking is wide. You have the Peoples Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Chinese filmmakers living in Thailand, the United States, Europe and elsewhere. Below are some of the subject headings to will help you narrow your searching.

Introductory reading(s)

Selected book titles

Finding journal articles

Articles and other writings about Chinese language films can be found in many publications. Our collection includes 2 journals which look exclusively at Chinese language cinema. You can use Film & Television Literature Index to find articles or use the search box at the top of the page.

Selected movie titles

Find more Chinese film titles in the library's online catalog.

Internet resource(s)

Keeping up with the journal literature

Want an easy way to keep up with the journal literature for a national or regional cinema? 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.

You can get the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Don't own or use a mobile device? You can still use BrowZine! It's now 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.