Film, Television, and Popular Culture Studies

This guide will help you find and research films, media, pop culture, and television.

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Search for books, articles, video, and more.

Wondering what to type in the search box? Search keywords associated with your topic such as:

  • a subject keyword (ex: "Color -- psychological aspects")
  • a film or work title
  • motion pictures
  • television AND history
  • "super heroes" AND race (or culture, gender, etc.)
  • film criticism

Be aware that this search box only searches the records for the books, not the text of the books themselves. So searching more broadly with produce more results than searching narrowly (film AND race instead of POV AND African Americans).

Social issues in film

Genre-specific books

The GRC library has literally hundreds of books on film and film studies. It's fairly easy to browse the collection of film books if you are in the library because most of them share the same call #s: 791.4-. So feel free to find the 791.4 section in the library to browse the collection! Or, see a sample of titles highlighted below:

Film history

Electronic books

Holman Library has a collection of over 55,000 electronic books (ebooks). Here's a list of a few of our film-related ebooks:


Use the Worldcat search box below to search libraries outside GRC:

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Use the library's free Interlibrary Loan service to request items not owned by GRC.


You can browse the library's entire film collection simply by finding the one call number that contains books and other materials about film studies:

(also includes RADIO and TELEVISION)

Or you can browse by subject:



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