Film & Television Databases
Unless otherwise noted, these resources are available on all Chicago Public Library computers or on non-Library computers with your Chicago Public Library card.
Chicago Sun-Times/SouthtownStar »
Find articles from the Chicago Sun-Times (including Roger Ebert's film reviews) from 1986 to the present.
EBSCO Magazines & Journals »
Find articles from general interest magazines and scholarly journals, including Cineaste, Film Comment, and Variety.
Film & Television Literature Index »
Use this index to find articles by subject, author, etc., in the print magazine and journal collections of the Harold Washington Library Center. Both specialized journals as well as popular magazines are covered.
Available at the Harold Washington Library Center.
Gale Virtual Reference Library »
Search a wide range of reference titles, including the Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents and the Media, Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, and Television in American Society Reference Library.
International Index to the Performing Arts »
The International Index to the Performing Arts helps users identify articles on subjects such as dance, film, television, drama, theater, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic and performance art in the print magazine and journal collections of the Harold Washington Library Center.
ProQuest Newspapers »
Find articles from hundreds of newspapers and newsfeeds from around the world. Papers covered include the Chicago Defender, Chicago Tribune, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights), New York Times, USA Today, Globe and Mail (Canada), The Times (London), The Times of India and Daily Yomiuri (Japan).