Help - Advanced search

The Advanced search page allows you to search for films in AFI Catalog using a combination of the search fields. Click the linked field name below to learn more about that search field.

To conduct a search, either type the required search terms (individual words or phrases) into the relevant search boxes or select them from a browse index.

You can combine search terms using Boolean and proximity searching, search for variations on search terms using truncation, and specify exact matching in phrase-indexed fields.

When you have finished entering your search criteria, click Search. The Search results page will displaying the results of your search.

Click genre notes for explanation of the genres assigned to films.

Note: Between search boxes, all terms are treated by default as if they were combined using the Boolean operator AND.