To aid in the selection of video's for your class and research needs, we've created a large number of filmographies on many subject areas. If you'd like to suggest a new filmography or ask that an existing one be updated, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anthropology and American Studies
Art and Art History
Business and Public Administration
Communications and Journalism
Film Studies, Film Genres and National Cinema
Foreign Languages and Area and Regional Studies
Health and Fitness
International Service, US Foreign Policy and Peace and Conflict
Justice and Law
Math, Statistics and Computer Science
Philosophy and Religion
Physical Sciences and Environmental Science
Women's and Gender Studies
Titles available on DVD as of June 2011.
Includes films with combat and/or wartime settings.
This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library. F For complete up-to-date holdings (including VHS tapes) please refer to the library ALADIN catalog (www.catalog.wrlc.org)
The best years of our lives. 2000. 1 videodisc (168 min). Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 420
Hail the conquering hero. Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection. 2006. 1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.). A quirky soldier (Eddie Bracken) gets an unexpected homecoming when a group of uproarious Marines decides to 'make' a hero out of the comic misfit. HOME USE COLLETION DVD 2507
A soldier's story. 2006. 1 videodisc (97 min.). A black army attorney is sent to Fort Neal, Louisiana, near the end of World War II to investigate the murder of Sgt. Waters, a black man who despised his own roots. HOME USE COLLECTION DVD 5186