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Finding Films for this Class
Films that are required viewing for this course are either able as streaming video, or on DVD in the library, or both.
Streaming video services:
Swank Digital Campus
The following films are available in the Swank database. Click on the database title above and search for the films by title:
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Grindhouse Presents: Death Proof
Kill Bill Vol. 1
Kill Bill Vol. 2
Available on DVD for use in the library:
Available on DVD at the library Information Desk
Available on DVD at the library Information Desk.
Finding Documentary and other Films
Use the following databases to find films to supplement your research for this class.
Films on Demand Films on Demand includes over 30,000 streamed videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ABC News, NBC News, PBS, BBC, National Geographic, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Bill Moyers, Shopware, The Open University, A&E, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Fred Friendly Seminars, Cambridge Educational, and many more. Create a personal account to save to Playlists or Favorites. Links to individual videos or segments can be emailed or posted in D2L.
Kanopy Streaming Service Provides access to over 26,000 videos from major educational film producers and distributors in a wide variety of subject areas. Collections include the Criterion Collection, PBS, BBC Active, California Newsreel, Green Planet Films, First Run Features, Kino Lorber Edu, Learning Zone Express, Media Education Foundation, Symptom Media, and PsychoTherapy.net.
Ambrose Video Ambrose Video, a leading producer of educational documentaries, offers an extensive library of award-winning materials in social studies, literature, fine arts, and the sciences. The Rohrbach Library is pleased to offer institutional access to 200 titles from this collection. Examples from the Rohrbach Library's Ambrose collection include classics such as The Ascent of Man, The BBC Shakespeare Plays, The Miracle of the Human Body, and Turning Points in History.
Swank Digital Campus Swank Digital Campus provides access to course assigned streaming feature films. Films can be shown in classes only, not for public viewings.