The Avery Fisher Center (AFC) resides on Floor 7 of Bobst Library. Our video collection (DVDs, blu-rays, and videocassettes) contains an extensive variety of classic and contemporary feature films from the U.S. and around the world, as well as TV series,
Avery Fisher Center located on the 7th floor of Bobst
View the thousands of Videos avail. at the AFC on the 7th fl of Bobst....Many are streaming! Our video collection (DVDs, blu-rays, and videocassettes) contains an extensive variety of classic and contemporary feature films from the U.S. and around the world, as well as TV series, stage and concert performances, documentaries, and art films. Our audio collection (CDs and vinyl discs) is also international in scope, offering an in-depth representation of music both contemporary and historical from the widest spectrum of classical, traditional, and popular artists.
A direct link to BobCat to search for books, journals, videos, etc. in our local libraries and special collections.
To find images within books in BobCat go to the search box and click on advanced. Then enter the topic in the first box limited to Anywhere in the Record. In the second box enter either illus. (for illustrations) or Plates (for color plates) also Anywhere in the Record.
Digital Campus, by Swank Motion Pictures, is a video streaming service that allows faculty and instructors to provide students enrolled in their courses online access to films assigned for course reserve viewing.
ARTstor is a repository of images of art, architecture, and design. It includes a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching. ARTstor is supplemented by additional content, including thousands of licensed images (primarily art and architecture) ; additional supplemental images include locally-produced NYU collections: United Automobile Workers of America, District 65 Photographs Collection - Part I: Negatives and the Tamiment/Wagner Poster and Broadside Collection.
In order to download images, users must create an artstor account. Faculty members may request special privileges that allow the creation of image groups, personal collections, and more.
preserves and makes accessible approximately 100 hours of video per year documenting the expression of social and political life through performance in the many cultures and political landscapes of the Americas.
Digital Theatre Plus offers full-length filmed stage performances of classic and modern plays, along with interviews and workshops with playwrights, directors, designers, actors, musicians, and others involved in the playmaking process.
The Criterion Collection, an imprint of Janus Films, is an online collection that addresses these needs by delivering 315 of Criterion’s most influential films on one optimized learning interface. Content covers the history of cinema throughout the 20th century, from early silent films like Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush (1925) to releases from contemporary filmmakers like Gus Van Sant and Guillermo del Toro.
Kanopy Streaming provides access to movies, documentaries, independent and international films, educational films, and instructional videos, all available on their streaming platform. Content distributors include The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and many independent filmmakers. -
contain 250 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the form.
NEW CONTENT! There are now 360 videos totaling 433 hours. Performances here include works by Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Wendy Wasserstein, John Cheever, Maxwell Anderson, Lanford Wilson, Terrence McNally, Jean Cocteau, D.H. Lawrence, Conor McPherson, and Clifford Odets, among others. There are also interviews with important figures in the development of Black Theatre, such as Ossie Davis, Joseph Papp, Lloyd Richards, Douglas Turner Ward, Amiri Baraka, and Derek Walcott. Contains more than 250 performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 documentaries, all in streaming video.
Asian Film Online offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker. Through a selection of narrative feature films, documentaries and shorts curated by film scholars and critics, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights onto themes relevant across Asia, including modernity, globalization, female agency, social and political unrest, and cultural and sexual identity.
more than 300 important dramatic works in streaming audio. Includes some of the most significant dramatic literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries - are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening.
Anthropology Online brings together a wide range of written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering human behavior the world over. Essential for study in the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography, the database will contain more than over 100,000 pages of full-text material at completion, including tens of thousands of pages of previously unpublished material from major archives.
Since 1970, the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (TOFT) has preserved live theatrical productions and documented the creative contributions of distinguished artists and legendary figures of the theatre. With the consent and cooperation of the theatrical unions and each production's artistic collaborators, TOFT produces video recordings of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theatre productions, as well as dialogues between notable theatre personalities.
Finding mages of productions or people involved in theatre
GloPAD is a multimedia, multilingual, Web-accessible database containing digital images, texts, video clips, sound recordings, and complex media objects (such as 3-D images) related to the performing arts from around the world.