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AMC Greatest Films - The Best Movies in Cinematic History
Includes a comprehensive overview of film history, a complete survey of the Academy Awards (Oscars), milestones and turning points in the industry, and background and descriptions for hundreds of classic Hollywood/American and other English-language movies from the last one hundred years.
American Memory Collection (Motion Picture and Television Reading Room, Library of Congress)
Several hundred early motion pictures are viewable in the Library's American Memory collections. These collections are profiled below. In addition, broadcast quality videotapes of these films can be ordered, instructions are posted on the site.
Sponsored by the National Preserve of Documentary Films about American Roots Cultures.
Offers essays about the traditions and filmmaking, includes transcriptions, study and teaching guides, suggested readings, and links to related websites.
Airing weekly on PBS, Each episode introduces new documentaries and dramas made by independent thinkers: filmmakers who are calling their own shots
Library of Congress - Index of Film Essays
Links to expanded essays on various Registry titles as written by film scholars and critics are available here. Educators, screening programmers, writers and others are encouraged to utilize these essays freely, citing the source accordingly.
National Cinema Media
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Silent Era: the silent film website
One of the Internet's top sources of information on silent era films, people and theaters. Includes news, top 100 list, home video reviews, book reviews, and more.
National Film Preservation Board - Index of Film Essays
Established by the National Film Preservation Act of 1988, the National Film Preservation Board, a program at the Library of Congress, works to ensure the survival, conservation and increased public availability of America's film heritage. Essays are written by film scholars and critics.