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Film Index International

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)

Film Index International, produced in collaboration with the British Film Institute (bfi) it is based on the Summary of Film and Television (SIFT) database collated by the bfi over the past 70 years. Coverage ranges from the earliest silent movies, to art house classics or the latest blockbusters.  It indexes films from over 170 countries.
Film records include information on the director, full cast and crew lists, year of release and production information. Credits, awards and a synopsis are also included.
Person records include biographical information, awards received, and a complete list of the films. 
References to film journals are also cited in many film and person records.

Number of Users:
unlimited simultaneous users
Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Resource Advocate:
Courtney, Angela
SFX Source:
Federated Search:

IUB Library Subjects:
  • India Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Theatre and Drama
  • Communication and Culture

Library of Congress Subjects:

Motion pictures--Indexes.