This streaming collection includes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, American and European masterpieces from the mid-20th century, award-winning contemporary films from Global Lens, and films from Africa and the African diaspora from ArtMattan Productions. The collection shines a light on the history of cinema while also providing a glimpse into the cultures and issues of countries around the world—making it useful beyond film studies departments by bringing value to programs in area studies, political science, history, world languages, and more.
SnagFilms is a website that offers advertising-supported documentary films. Films are streamed on the website, which contains a library of around 3,000 films. The site includes documentary films as well.
Search or browse from hundreds of outstanding producers and a variety of subject areas with our intuitive interface. Access our videos and video clips 24/7—the Films On Demand app delivers the best academic films to your smartphone or tablet, wherever you are.
Users must sign in with their campus library's username and password to access the videos on the Films On Demand app; a Films On Demand subscription is necessary to use the app.
This website holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 films are available for viewing online. You can search or browse for films by country, date, topic, or keyword. Over 350 of the most important films in the catalogue are presented with extensive critical notes written by our academic research team.
TIFF Reference Library is open to the public and does not require identification for entry. The collection is non-circulating. It has four media stations and two public access that can be used to view films as long as certain guidelines are followed. Contact the library before visiting to confirm that materials are available, and to allow time for them to be retrieved if they are offsite.
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The Film Reference Library is located on the 4th floor of the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square (corner of King Street and John Street).