Documentary Studies Resources at McFarlin Library
This guide is designed for the use of students interested in topics related to film and documentaries at The University of Tulsa. The purpose is to help you in getting started with your library research using McFarlin's resources. Click on the tabs above for information on locating particular types of materials, including books and journal articles.
The "Movies on DVD" tab will show you where in the building the DVDs and Blu-Rays are kept and how to locate the specific film you may be interested in viewing. TU students may check out movies to view outside the library.
“Working Films leverages the power of storytelling through documentary film to advance struggles for social, economic, and environmental justice, human and civil rights.”
A PBS series that presents independent film, mostly documentary, but also dramas and shorts. This companion website contains links to filmmaker Q&As and other content complimenting the films
The presenter of Independent Lens ("provides information for hundreds of independent films and documentaries, offering show summaries, filmmaker information, outreach resources, public television broadcast listings and more. Links to film companion sites and distributors are also featured.")
“CNN Films brings distinguished, thought-provoking documentary programming to audiences on CNN's platforms around the world.”:
Pivot is a new TV network where what you watch does make a difference and broadcasts many documentary films.
Includes documentary film list.
Annual documentary award.
New York City – based documentary film screening series.