Academy Awards Resources

The 85th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24th. The Academy recognizes the year’s best in film, acting, cinematography, costume design, directing, documentary, editing, foreign language, makeup/hairstyling, music, production, short film, sound, visual effects and writing.

We have a variety of resources in our collections for any movie fan. Browse these CSU Catalog search results to learn more about the history of the Academy Awards or use the following suggested resources to discover information on your own.

Communication & Mass Media Complete
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film
African Americans and the Oscar
The Academy Awards: the Complete History of Oscar
Entertainment Weekly
Film Criticism
Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Scriptwriter

academyfilmsWant to watch previous Best Film winners? Use your LakerCard at the Circulation Desk to check out a DVD for 7 days.
Million Dollar Baby
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
American Beauty
Shakespeare in Love
The English Patient
Forrest Gump
Schindler’s List
The Silence of the Lambs
Driving Miss Daisy
Rain Man
Ordinary People
Annie Hall
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
The Godfather: Part II
The Godfather
The French Connection
In the Heat of the Night
The Apartment
All About Eve
The Best Years of our Lives


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