Thursday, June 1, 2017

World Cinema Video Collection

What could be better than watching a great movie during those lazy days of summer?  Having access to over 485 feature films from the best directors in the world!  The World Cinema Video Collection gives you access to a unique video collection.  Films on Demand, an Infobase Learning Company affiliate, provides the streaming video subscription.
This database includes films from the silent era, American and European masterpieces from the mid-20th century, and contemporary films featured by Global Lens.  If you are interested in broadening your cultural horizons or interested in learning about the history of cinema, check out the World Cinema Video Collection.  
Featuring films from every nationality, the World Cinema Video Collection includes German; French, Japanese, Soviet, Eastern European and Central Asia; American; African; Italian; Chinese-language; Latin American; Turkish and Middle Eastern; British; Indian; and Caribbean films.  Here are a few of the collection highlights:
German Films: G.W. Pabst’s Pandora’s Box and Diary of a Lost Girl
French Films: Jean Renoir’s Rules of the Game and Diary of a Chambermaid
American Films: Films from Hollywood’s Golden Age including Buster Keaton’s The General
British Films: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much and The 39 Steps
Click here to download the free fact sheet with more information about the World Cinema Video Collection.  You can search the collection in the UNC Charlotte streaming video database.