What's in the AV Guide?
Welcome to the audio & video guide. It's designed to help you find music CDs, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, copyright information, links to music and film criticism resources, and more. Use the tabs and subpages to navigate.
- Audio - Listen to music, plays, books, speeches, sound effects & more.
- Video - Watch films, TV shows, documentaries, news, arts & more.
- Copyright - Learn about copyright & how it impacts your use of av.
- Criticism - Find scholarly criticism on music, cinema, TV, video & more.
Filmakers Library has been distributing documentary films for almost 40 years. Their catalog includes heavily used humanities and social science oriented documentaries. Topical coverage is contemporary and relevant across the curriculum--race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. The titles in Filmakers Library Online present points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. While we have many of their films on DVD in the Libraries, you can now watch many of these and other titles online. Click here to access (UW Restricted).
Black Studies in Video
Alexander Street Press' Black Studies in Video collection features 145 videos, totalling 141 hours. The collection includes "award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States." The films cover subjects from history and politics to arts, culture, family, and gender relations. To access this unique collection, click here (UW restricted).
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