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Documentary Film: Home

Provides an introduction to resources in the field of documentary film.

Welcome Documentary Filmmakers! click on the tabs to discover a wealth of information specifically for those who love the Documentary Film genre.

Available Streaming Content

Filmakers Library Online

Ethnographic Video Online

Digitalia Film Library

Economist Film Project

NEW!!! Films on Demand: Area Studies Video Collection


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A forum for short, opinionated documentaries, produced with creative latitude by independent filmmakers and artists.

Films of Heddy Honigmann -To find these films, go to BobCat and enter title. For streaming films you will be prompted to enter your net ID (found on the back of your library card and your NYU homemail password

Research Guides for all subjects

The Library of Congress Lets You Stream Hundreds of Free Films

New Journal!

Foundation Directory

13 Rules for Making Documentary Films