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Rethinking Iran: Film & Cinema

Searching in Primo

The most focused way to search for specific films is to type the title of the film into Primo and search. If you don't know the specific film titles, try searching in Primo using different search strings. Below are some examples you could start with.

Keyword Search

Subject Search

  • Motion pictures -- Iran 
    • This search brings back books on Iranian cinema, but also several videos if you scroll down in the results

Specific Books

Film Journals

Journals Relating to Film

Film Journal International

Film International

Places to Search for Reviews

Chicago Review

Chicago Reader




Kanopy is a database that we subscribe to that has thousands of films in its collection. The best way to search, is to look for a specific title of a film that you are looking for. We ask that you look to see if we own this film in Primo first and to use that copy before streaming the film through Kanopy.