New Film Databases

The library now subscribes to two streaming media databases from Alexander Street Press, Silent Film Online and New World Cinema! The databases are available to library patrons from the alphabetic list of databases and the Film Studies page. Silent Film Online. Patron access - http://silf.alexanderstreet.com Information from ASP about Silent Film Online - http://alexanderstreet.com/products/silent-film-online “Silent Film Online contains 250 streaming online titles and will more than double in size by completion. Together, these films represent the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated by Alexander Street’s editors and Video Advisory Board, the collection covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. It includes the most complete, authoritative versions of the highest quality from leading distributors.” New World Cinema. Patron Access - http://feat.alexanderstreet.com Information about New World Cinema - http://alexanderstreet.com/products/new-world-cinema-independent-feature... “New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present, an online streaming video collection, delivers approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and the Global Films Initiative, along with some fifty award-winning shorts.”