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Jennifer Richards

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Finding Books by Subject

Subject headings are extremely helpful in finding books about movies. But how do you know what to look for?  A few frequently requested subject areas are listed below:
If you're interested in how certain topics are portrayed in movies, try using an advanced search in the online catalog, and type "in motion pictures" as a phrase and limit the field to Subject Headings.  Here are a few examples of books you might find: For dvds, try the following:

Race and Ethnicity in film


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Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival

Here is a list covering films shown at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival from 2006-2013

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Recent Acquisitions

Here are a few cinema-related book and dvd titles that the library has ordered recently: