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Film & Media Studies: Home

Guide to library resources for Film Studies.

USC Film Collections

New Films

To see a list of new films recently acquired by the Thomas Cooper Library's Education Film Library, click the link below:


Welcome to the Thomas Cooper Library subject guide for Film & Media Studies! 

On this guide you will find helpful tips and resources for research in Film & Media Studies.

DeSica, V. (1948). The Bicycle Thief. [Film still].  Retreived from 

Getting Started - Finding Plot Summaries

Below is a list of sources that provide plot summaries for films.  These can be excellent sources for getting started with film research and writing.

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