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Film/film scene (14.265-12.267)
1. Biodemocracy: Making a Difference, directed by Charles Kassatly (Montreal: National Film Board of Canada/No One to Blame Productions, 2002), VHS.
A note for a film scene:
2. John Travolta, "Conversation with Annette," Saturday Night Fever, special ed., directed by William Golding (1977; Culver City, CA: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, 1998), DVD.
Biodemocracy: Making a Difference. Directed by Charles Kassatly. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada/No One to Blame Productions, 2002. VHS.
To cite a film scene:
Travolta, John. "Conversation with Annette." special ed. Directed by William Golding. 1977. Culver City, CA: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, 1998.
- Include such information as: creator(s), title, publisher, date and medium (e.g. DVD) (14.265).
- When citing online multimedia, include the same information as when citing a film, but also add an electronic file name or URL and access date if no publication details are provided. If the online material is a digitized version of a performance or published source, then information about the original performance or source should be included in the note and bibliography (14.267).
- Film Scenes (individually accessible in DVDs, e.g. "Conversation with Annette") are treated as chapters and cited by title or by number (14.265). See film scene examples above.