Latin American Cinema

Listed in: Film and Media Studies, as FAMS-238  |  Spanish, as SPAN-238 Moodle
Paul A. Schroeder Rodriguez (Section 01)

 

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Getting Started

You can use the 5 College Catalog to find books, films, and music. 

 The following research guides may also be useful:

Slides from our class

    Databases

      Reference

      Reference Universe
      Searchable index of the library's entire reference collection, both print and electronic.

      COURSE TEXTS (On reserve in Frost Library)


      FILM & FILMMAKERS


      LATIN AMERICA - GENERAL HISTORY, CULTURE, & POLITICS


      IMMIGRATION/ MIGRATION IN LATIN AMERICA


      GANGS, VIOLENCE, & DRUGS IN LATIN AMERICA


      LABOR, ECONOMY, and SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA

       

      REFERENCE FOR MOVIE REVIEWS

      Multi Media Reviews Index
      (1970-1972) and Media Review Digest (1973-1976)  LB1043.Z9 M4
      An annual index to reviews, evaluations and description of non-print media appearing in a variety of periodicals and review sources.

        Web Resources

        FILM

        LATIN AMERICAN IMMIGRATION & POLICY (Data & Statistics)

        VIOLENCE & DRUGS in LATIN AMERICA (Statistics & Reports)

         

         

          Finding Reviews

          FINDING CURRENT REVIEWS

          • FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database (1972 to present)
            Index of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals.
            Database Search Tips
            * Choose Document type = Review

          • Newsstand (ProQuest)
            Searches the following ProQuest Databases: Ethnic Newswatch, International Newsstand, National Newspapers Premiere, and ProQuest Newsstand.
            Database Search Tips
            * Choose Document type = Review
            * Choose Source type = Newspapers, Magazines
            * Limit to time period around film release * Sort by relevance

          • HAPI (1970 - present)
            Database Search Tips 
            * Type "film review" in first keyword search box
            * Type film title (in quotes) in 2nd search box
          • Alternative Press Index (1969 to present)
            Covers alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines.
            Database Search Tips 
            * Type "review" in first keyword search  box
            * Type film title (in quotes) in 2nd search box. Remember to use OR and include Spanish & English titles. For example: "battle of Chile" OR "batalla de Chile"

           

          FINDING HISTORICAL REVIEWS (pre-1980s)

          • Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
            Full text of major US newspapers including Chicago Tribune (1849-1988), Los Angeles Times (1881-1988), New York Times (1851-2008), Washington Post (1877-1995), and more.
            Database Search Tips
            * Choose Document Type = Review
            * Limit to time period around film release
            * Sort by relevance
          • Readers Guide Retrospective (1890-1984)
            Index to articles in popular, general interest magazines published in the United States and Canada.

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