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Cinema Studies

An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Cinema Studies.

Creative Commons (CC)

Creative Commons (CC) is an American non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.

Side by side cartoon defining copyright and creative commons.  On the left, a man with a mask and bag over their shoulder has text that reads: "Copyright assumes that people are inherently bad and law is required to stop them!" On the right is a woman with her arms crossed that reads: "Creative Commons assumes that people are inherently good and a healthy culture is required to sustain us all!"

Fair Use & Copyright Resources

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NYPL Digital Gallery

Historical Visual Images