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HPU Film Collection: Home

This guide is to help users navigate through HPU Libraries Media Services extensive film collection.


HPU Film Collection

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HPU Film Collection

The HPU Film Collection includes:

  • Feature films 
  • Television shows
  • Documentaries
  • Foreign Film
  • Instructional DVDs

Feature film genres include:

  • BluRays
  • Animation
  • Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Mystery
  • Romance
  • Sci-Fi and Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror and Suspense

DVD Advanced Search

This guide shows you how to do an advanced film search through the example of looking for foreign language films.  

HPU Film Rules and Access

DVDs rentals can be checked out by faculty, staff, and students for three days with a limit of three DVDs. 

DVDs cannot be renewed. If materials are lost, damaged, and/or replaced due to long overdue status, the borrower will be responsible for replacement cost of the item and a processing fee of $5.

To browse the physical collection, please come to the first floor of Smith Library where the DVD cases are displayed by genres and in alphabetical order. Only faculty and honor students can check the Instructional DVDs out of the library; everyone else will need to view these films in Smith Library.  To check out DVDs, please bring the empty DVD case to the circulation desk on the second floor of Smith Library and have your passport ready for check out.

Please email the Media Resource Librarian, Josh Harris (, with any questions or concerns about finding and using films in Smith Library. 

DVD Document Delivery

Are you a faculty member trying to get an availalbe library DVD delivered to your office?  Check out the HPU Document Delivery Guide below.  

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