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FREN 470/350: Nationality & Identity: Home/Books & Films

This guide will help you in Professor Fallon's Spring 2015 course, Nationality & Identity

Find Films in our Library

French Film Terms

  • the representation of women in film -> représentation de la femme dans le film
  • the representation of women in art -> représentation de la femme dans l'art
  • women and revolution -> femmes et révolution
  • women's liberation -> l'émancipation des femmes
  • the sexual revolution -> liberté sexuelle des femmes
  • women's rights -> droits de femmes
  • idealization of women in art -> la femme idéalisée dans l'art
  • poetic realism -> réalisme poétique
  • The New Wave -> la nouvelle vague
  • cultural stereotypes of women -> stéréotypes culturels des femmes
  • place of women in society -> condition féminine
  • women in the 19th-century -> femmes au dix-neuvième siècle
  • women in the 20th-century -> femmes au vingtième siècle
  • World War II -> Seconde Guerre mondiale, Deuxième Guerre mondaile
  • Un Certain Regard -> Cannes Film Festival Category recognizing "innovative and different" works

*List adapted from Agnes Scott "French Films" Libguide 

Find Books

Use our online catalog to search by title, author, subject or key word. Some examples of subject headings for film are:


You can also browse the shelves. The following call numbers contain the majority of film-related materials:


  • PN 1990-1992 - Broadcasting (including television)
  • PN 1993-1999 - Motion Pictures
  • TR 845-898 - Cinematography and Film Editing


  • PN 1993 - PN 1999 (film and television)
  • Z 5782 - Z 5784 M9 (film research guides: indexes, bibliographies etc.)
  • TR 845-898 - Cinematography and Film Editing

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Southwestern University