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About the Curation
Female directors are not as renowned or recognized for their achievements compared to men. Thus, this curation aims to present films the library owns that are directed and/or produced by women!
Female Directed Films
Want to browse through our entire collection of movies? Visit the Bird Library 3rd floor desk!
Also, be sure to search Summon for other movies the library owns!
Try searching these databases for popular film and documentaries directed by or about various women!
Academic Video Online Streaming videos, including documentaries, newsreels and programs, interviews, and performances, on a wide range of subjects from providers such as CBS, Universal, and The Open University.
Kanopy To access titles, click on LOG IN TO SYR or WATCH THIS buttons at bottom of screen, and not LOG IN at upper right of screen. If you cannot find a title on Kanopy, please use the SU Libraries’ Request a title form
Academic streaming video collection containing educational titles as well as U.S. and international feature films. Some titles include transcripts and closed captioning. The platform video player is WCAG-compliant.
Swank Digital Campus Streaming video titles, including feature films, on a variety of subjects, historic and current, from a number of production companies.
Television News Archive Index to evening news and some special reports from major U.S. national broadcast networks from 1968 to present for ABC, CBS and NBC, 1995 to present for CNN, and 2004 to present for Fox News. NBC and CNN allow video streaming online. Advertising that ran adjacent to reports is often available (e.g., search “commercial” and a brand name). Syracuse University Libraries is a sponsoring institution of the Television News Archive.