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Hispanic Studies: Films

This research guide is designed to provide access to the resources that focus on materials related to Hispanic Studies.

Films

On this page you will find information about accessing Spanish-language films and other films related to Hispanic Studies. We have several streaming video platforms, as well as a physical collection of DVDs and videocassettes. 

Streaming Video at UK

Kanopy

Go the Kanopy site and click the Browse link at the top of the page. Then select Latin America Studies from the Global Studies & Languages collection.

Swank

Go to the Swank site and click on the "Go to Advanced Search" link on the right-hand side of the page. Then, select "Latin Spanish" or "Spanish" from the Foreign Films drop-down menu and click Search.

Docuseek

Go to the Docuseek site and click Browse at the top of the page. Then, select Spanish from the Language drop-down menu and click Search. OR click the Subjects link at the top of the page and then choose one of the relevant categories (Argentina, Latin American Studies, Mexico, Area Studies, etc.). 

Films on Demand

Go to the Films on Demand site and click the 3-line icon to the left of the Films on Demand logo in the top-left corner of the page. Then, under Subjects, click View All. On the following page, choose a relevant subject (Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Spanish, etc.).

DVDs

The UK Libraries has a collection of DVDs, streaming video, and videocassettes in Spanish available to check out for use in classes, small study groups, or by individuals.  A list of the DVDs and the streaming video in alphabetical order by title is included here. 

  • DVDs are found either in the Young Media Center (in the Young Library basement) or in the Little Fine Arts Library Media Center. 
  • To check out the DVDs, find the film title in the library catalog, and look for the location of the film. 
  • Go to that location--either Young Library or Little Fine Arts Library--with the film title and call number and ask for the film. 

Videocassettes

  • A list of the videocassettes is available by request of the Hispanic Studies Liaison.  See the first page of this research guide for contact information.

Open Access Film Resources for Hispanic Studies

Additional Film Resources

More Film Resources

For even more film resources, see the following guide compiled by Jesús Alonso-Regalado at SUNY - Albany:

Hispanic Studies & Political Science Librarian

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