“The Black Film Center/Archive [BFCA] was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions.”
The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) FIAF's main objectives are to recover, restore, screen, and preserve films. The FIAF is also a scholarly repository articles and documents relating to film history. This database features the “International Index to Film Periodicals” and the "Treasures from Film Archives."
The Film Literature Index (FLI) FLI contains international film, television, and media articles from popular, scholarly, and industry related publications, 1976 -2001.