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Finding Books - Eastern Europe

Search with Subject Headings in the Library Catalogue

  1. Go to UTL LibrarySearch Advanced Search
  2. Enter any of the Subject Heading found below exactly as it appears in the Search Box 
  3. Choose Subject from the Search Filters drop-down menu on the left
  4. Press Enter or click on the Magnifying Glass icon

For additional information on subject headings in LibrarySearch, visit How can I use subject headings to improve my searching?

 

Subject Headings

  • motion picture industry poland (hungary, etc)
  • motion picture producers and directors serbia (yugoslavia, bulgaria, etc)
  • motion pictures czech republic
  • motion pictures czechoslovakia
  • motion pictures europe eastern
  • motion pictures former yugoslav republics history
  • motion pictures hungary (romania, etc)
  • motion pictures macedonia (republic) history
  • motion pictures slovakia
  • motion pictures ukraine
  • motion picture producers and directors ukraine

 

Reference - Eastern Europe

Bibliographies - Eastern Europe

Bibliographies are curated lists of resources on particular topics. You will need to look up the resources in UTL Catalogue, the Internet, or contact the Cinema Studies Librarian for help.

Finding Journal Articles - Eastern Europe

Interdisciplinary databases

Film-specific databases

  • The American Film Institute (AFI) Catalog covers the history of American cinema comprehensively from 1893 to 1975, with full or short records for films from 1976 to present. Use the AFI Catalog to find detailed production information about specific films (incl. release dates and other production-related information), as well as citations to contemporaneous reviews from newspapers (e.g., New York Times); trade & industry publications (Variety); popular magazines (Motion Picture Herald, Photoplay); and review publications (Monthly Film Bulletin), among others.
    Note: There are no direct links to online content from the AFI Catlog. See How to Find Journal Articles below, for instructions on how to use a citation to find a journal article.
  • Film Index International (British Film Institute). Coverage: 1900 - current. The directors selected for inclusion are a) those who have made a fiction film shown theatrically that is over 50 minutes in duration, released between 1928 and 1965, and b) those who have made a fiction film over 60 minutes in duration, post-1965.
    Note: There are no direct links to online content from Film Index International. See How to Find Journal Articles below, for instructions on how to use a citation to find a journal article.
  • International Index to Film Periodicals (1972+) Search by keyword, separating each word or phrase by AND
  • Film & Television Literature Index (1913-current)
  • Film Literature Index (1976-2001).

KinoKultura (online journal) incl. special issues on:

  • Poland (2005)
  • Slovakia (2005)
  • Czech Rep. (2006)
  • Bulgaria (2006)
  • Romania (2007)
  • Hungary (2008)
  • Serbia (2009)
  • Ukraine (2009)
  • Estonia (2010) 
  • Croatia (2011)
  • Latvia (2012)
  • Bosnia (2012)
  • Macedonia (2015)
  • Albania (2016)
  • Armenia (2016)
  • Azerbaijan(2018)  
  • forthcoming: Sakha

Other Journals