Video Library

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There are numerous reasons for this switch and further information will be send out to all staff soon. For students, this simply means a different website to check for your information.


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New arrivals
5 Films De Peter Watkins
The 39 Steps
49th Parallel
  • 17/04/17: The Catalogue will be updated at the beginning of the semester

Video Library

Video Library

The English Video Library is open to all staff and students in the department.
The Video Library is a service provided by the Sprachpraxis and the Fakultät Kulturwissenschaften .
You can become a new member by making a returnable deposit of €15. Borrowing Blu-Rays, DVDs, or Games is then free of charge.

Contact Information

Office Hours

Catalogue - All DVD/BluRay/Ps Games

  • The Video Library catalogue can be accessed here.
  • We are currently working on wikifying our catalogue to make it more detailed and useful. Films and tv shows with their own pages can be found here. It's going to take some time to do this for all of our stock, so bear with us. If you'd like to help, you can contribute a review of anything in the library: 150 words maximum, 0-5 stars, and let us know whether you want to be credited by name or initials. Just send it by email to
  • As an incentive, anyone who writes a review is entitled to make a request. Bear in mind that the Video Library aims at providing, by and large, movies and tv shows that are not readily available at your local video library.

Staff Picks

All members of staff are invited to list here their favourite selections from the video library.

  1. Arrested Development
  2. Brick
  3. Donnie Darko
  4. Ginger Snaps
  5. Saved!

  1. The Third Man
  2. The Straight Story
  3. Night on Earth
  4. Atonement
  5. North by Northwest
  1. The Wire
  2. West Wing
  3. Twin Peaks

The EVL: A Brief History

  • Almost unnoticed, while we were exiled on JvF Str, the Video Library entered its second decade. An occasion, therefore, to take stock – both literally (many thanks to Vanessa!) and metaphorically.