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- All Movie Guide
- America at Work/America at Leisure, 1894-1915
Work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915 are featured in this presentation of 150 motion pictures, 88 of which are digitized for the first time (62 are also available in other American Memory presentations). Highlights i
- American Film Institute
"AFI is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media." See especially their list of the 100 American films.
- Black Film Center Archive
"The Black Film Center/Archive is a repository of films and related materials by and about African Americans. Included are films which have substantial participation by African Americans as writers, actors, producers, directors, musicians, and consultants
- Classic TV Ads: Free Classic Television Commercials
- Common Sense Media
Reviews movies, games, music, TV shows and more. "As a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, we exist to provide parents with trustworthy information to help manage their kids' media lives."
- DocuSeek Film & Video Finder
DocuSeek is a search site for independent documentary, social issue, and educational videos available in the U.S. and Canada.
- Encyclopedia of Television
The Encyclopedia of Television includes more than 1,000 original essays from more than 250 contributors and examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid television, etc.
- Folkstreams.net: The Best of American Folklore Films
A National Preserve of Documentary Films about American Roots Cultures streamed with essays about the traditions and filmmaking. The site includes transcriptions, study and teaching guides, suggested readings, and links to related websites.
- Google Video
Google's video search site.
Hulu is a free online video site with TV shows and movies. From shows that your parents watched, to last week's SNL.
- Internet Movie Database
Comprehensive info about movies, including cast and crew lists, awards, reviews, etc.
- Internet Moving Image Archive
Contains thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download.
- MN Video Vault
A project of Twin Cities Public Television (TPT). Provides streaming access to hundreds of TPT programs such as: interviews, performances, documentaries, current productions, etc.
Need to find a scene from your favorite film? With more than 12,000 film snippets, Movieclips has one of the most comprehensive collections available on the web. You can search by film title, character name, actor, or keyword.
- MRQE: Movie Review Query Engine
A searchable database of movie reviews, interviews, and movie-related news.
- Museum of Broadcast Communications
The MBC collects, preserves, and presents historic and contemporary radio and television content. View and/or listen to television, radio and advertising archives, including a history of televised presidential debates, featuring footage from these events.
- National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives
Collects and preserves historical and contemporary anthropological materials that document the world's cultures and the history of anthropology. Their collections represent the four fields of anthropology – ethnology, linguistics, archaeology, and physical anthropology – and include fieldnotes, journals, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, maps, sound recordings, film and video created by Smithsonian anthropologists and other preeminent scholars. From the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
- Open Vault: WGBH Media Library and Archives
Provides online access to unique and historically important content produced by public television station WGBH
A browsable list of past Oscar winners.
- PBS Video Content
PBS programming made available via on-demand streaming. The latest version of Flash is needed to view.
- Plugged In
A movie review site published by Focus on the Family.
- Public Broadcasting System (PBS)
SnagFilms.com is a website where you can watch full-length documentary films for free, but we’re also a platform that lets you “snag” a film and put it anywhere on the web.
Do you want to see how to fold an origami crane, cook Indian food, hear an expert talk about how to buy your first home? This how-to video site is the place to go.
The popular video sharing website.