Spanish and Latin American film: Additional Resources

Resources for Spanish and Latin American film studies

Recommended databases and online film resources


Additional Film Databases


Assistance with streaming videos

EGARC - KU language resource center

Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center (EGARC)

Movies online

Reference works

Oxford bibliographies online

Internet Resources

  • LANIC - Cinema page - A comprehensive page of the BEST links to Latin American film by country.
  • Latin American and Spanish Online Videos on the Internet: A Guide to Web Resources (SUNY-Albany) - brings together a selection of more than 100 unique web resources that provide access to freely available videos, representing the Latin American and Spanish video production on the Internet.  Each resource is carefully evaluated and fully annotated.  Can browse videos by subject, country and many other categories.


  • About - World Film - A comprehensive resource for films fans, covering the best of both world film and independent cinema.

  • Cinexos: webring - Webring of Spanish and Latin American cinema. 550 biographies. In German and English.

  • El Amante - An Argentinian magazine of film criticism with reviews, essays and interviews.

  • FOCAL International - The Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries International represents commercial film/audiovisual, stills and sound libraries as well as interested individuals such as facility houses, professional film researchers and producers working in the industry.

  • Focus: world film market trends. An online annual in PDF format published by the European Audiovisual Observatory.

  • - Foreign films on the web. Site contains classic titles and new releases. Reviews and plot summaries are reviewd by a user community. Also has an active message board.

  • GoogleScholar - Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.

  • Google Book Search - Search Spanish film or Spanish cinema.

  • Kino International: The Best in World Cinema - A distribution company specializing in classics and foreign language art films.

  • La Bibliothèque du Film (BiFi) The primary European center for documentary resources on cinema.

  • – book search - Search Latin American film or Latin American cinema.

  • Research Guide in Film Studies Yale University