Subject related information


  • Access to free and licensed databases, such as the Screen Collection Studies


Streaming portal Alexander Street The Film Platform Collection

  • FILM PLATFORM is an innovative collaboration between leading filmmakers and film distributors from around the world bringing the finest documentary films to an academic audience. Our global selection of films includes many Oscar nominated documentaries and film festival winners. Access within the Filmuni network as well as via Pulse VPN.

Streaming portal filmfriend

  • filmfriend presents film titles ranging from German classics and sophisticated documentaries to international arthouse cinema and children's series. Use is free of charge for members of the Film University.
  • How to watch movies on filmfriend:
    • You go to
      You click on a film that interests you. You click on "Start movie".
      Select "Sign in via Shibboleth."  The campus login of the film university comes up (it corresponds to the Filmuni mailserver login).
      Click on Anmelden and you can start the film.
    • Please refer to Frequently Asked Questions . In particular, it is important that your browser is supported and is at the latest update level.

E-Books on Proquest Ebook Central

  • Here you will find ebooks licensed from the Film University.
    Access within the Filmuni network as well as via Pulse (now Ivanti) VPN.

Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek Online

University publications in full text

  • on the Film University publication server

Course Reserves

  • Current course reserves with link to the library catalogue if applicable.


  • The largest collection of tables of contents from scientific journals.


  • The guide to literature search and scientific work (maintained by Münster University Library), with Youtube channel.