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East Asian Studies: Films, Art, & Music

Art and Music

Many museums also let you search online; the high-quality images and detailed information are a great alternative to Google Image Search.


See also our Ethnomusicology or Music guides.

Searching for Films

1. Start at the CBB Catalog page

2. Select Video/DVD/Streaming from the drop-down menu

3. Type in terms into the keyword search box.

Search by the SUBJECT term:

This will give links to film-related books organized by topic.
To find books ABOUT a particular filmmaker:
Select a SUBJECT search and enter your filmmaker's name, last name first.

To find books containing criticism of a filmmaker's work:

To find biographical writing on your filmmaker: 
Add the keyword BIOGRAPHY to your search.

4. Click Submit. You'll find many films; see our Cinema Studies guide for more.

Another film database to consider: 

Screen Studies Collection

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