Foreign Language Films at Van Wylen

Do you need to fulfill cultural activity credits for a foreign language class? Consider checking out a foreign language film from Van Wylen. An advanced search in HopeCat can help guide you. Let’s say you are interested in watching a film in German. In order to search the entire video collection, put an asterisk in the Advanced Keyword Search box. Then, move to the “Limited to” section of the screen. Select “Video/DVD” for the material type and German language you would like. Click search, and HopeCat will display all the videos Van Wylen has in that language.

It is important to keep in mind that searching for films in foreign languages may bring up English films that have been dubbed in a different language. To check to see if this is the case with the film you are interested in, click on the “More Details” tab. In the notes section, it will tell you what language the movie was filmed in and what languages it has been dubbed in.

— Bethany Stripp, Library Student Blogger

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