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Question of the Week: February 12, 2021

In honor of Black History Month, which historian Carter G. Woodson founded 95 years ago as a week-long focus on African Americans’ contributions to the advancement of civilization, we’re looking for movies that further its mission. What are the best films celebrating African American achievements? Share your favorite historical (Glory), biographical (Straight Outta Compton), or documentary (Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child) selections for our next Community Curated List.

Answer here. 

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Coen Brothers Word Search

In honor of our FSO discussion about No Country for Old Men, here’s a word search that will surely tie the Coens’ career together! Find all the films from one of cinema’s bona fide filmmaking duos online or print the PDF. How many have you seen?

 

Workplace Sitcom Crossword

As more people continue to trade their cubicles for kitchen tables, what better time than now to celebrate workplace culture in all its hilarious glory! Solve the puzzle for sitcom classics as well as a new class of favorites that capture the evolution of “work” in America and abroad. Find the puzzle online below or print the PDF.

 

Revolutions on the Big Screen Word Search

In honor of our FSO discussion about The Battle of Algiers, we’re searching for other representations of revolutions on the big screen from world history, to dystopian futures, and galaxies far, far away! Complete the search online or print the PDF.

 

It’s a Common Expression!

Gaslight (1944) helped to popularize “gaslighting” as a term used to describe the psychological manipulation of a person until they begin to question their own sanity. This crossword features other film titles that, through their popularity, have managed to solidify words and phrases in popular culture. Solve the puzzle online or print the PDF.

 

When Animals Attack!

In honor of our FSO discussion film, The Birds, we’re taking a look back at some of the best, and arguably worst, films to come out of animal-disaster cinema! Solve the puzzle online, or print the PDF.

 

Horror Remakes Crossword

In the case of Cat People, audiences might be more familiar with Paul Schrader’s 1982 remake than the original. Explore other remakes of horror movies past with this week’s crossword puzzle. No arguments over which version is the best! Solve online or print the PDF.

 

Tennessee Williams Film Adaptations Word Search

In honor of our FSO discussion about A Streetcar Named Desire, we’re taking a look back at all the films based on previous material penned by Tennessee Williams. How many have you seen? Search online or print the PDF.

 

BMFI Online Film Discussion Crossword, Pt. 2

No discussion on Monday, September 28, means it’s time to bone up on all the conversations you may have missed! Visit our Film Studies Online Library and then test your knowledge of discussions past with this week’s crossword puzzle. Solve online, or print the PDF.

National Film Registry Word Search

Our FSO discussion film, Smoke Signals, was chosen for submission to the National Film Registry in 2018. Discover some of the other films also inducted that year with this word search. Solve online, or print the PDF.

Labor Day Films Word Search

In honor of our FS In honor of Labor Day, we’re taking a look at some of the films that not only depict the iconic American workplace in all of its comedic glory and pain, but also the ongoing fight for workers rights and equality in the workplace. Test your knowledge of film titles by using quotes and film synopses as your clues. Solve the puzzle online or print a PDF.

 

Femme Fatal Word Search

In honor of our FSO discussion about Out of the Past, we’re taking a look back at some of the iconic femme fatales of classic film noir. Search character names, actresses, and film titles online or print the PDF.

 

Order in the Court! Courtroom Scenes Crossword

In honor of the 12 Angry Men FSO discussion we’re taking a look at other iconic films that take place in courtrooms, or feature powerful courtroom scenes. Solve this crossword puzzle using synopses and film quotes as clues! Find the puzzle online or print the PDF.

 

Monday Night Film Discussion Crossword

We’re taking a look back at some of the films we’ve discussed as a community on Monday nights! Answers to all clues in the puzzle relate to the list of films in our online library. Diligent viewers of our weekly film introductions will have the advantage! Find the puzzle online or print the PDF.

 

Paths of Glory Crossword Puzzle

Test your knowledge on Stanley Kubrick and his WWI film Paths of Glory with this crossword puzzle. Find the puzzle online or print the PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Orson Welles Word Search

This word search features some of the important places and creative projects in the prolific life of Orson Welles. Find the puzzle online or print the PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Some Like It Hot Crossword Puzzle

Test your Some Like It Hot knowledge with this crossword puzzle. Find the puzzle online or print the PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

High Noon Word Search

Get acquainted with this classic western! Find the puzzle online or print the PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Film Noir Crossword Puzzle

Test your film noir know-how with this week’s crossword! Find the puzzle online or print the PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

The Best Years of Our Lives Word Search

Celebrate Memorial Day with our The Best Years of Our Lives word search. Solve the puzzle, learn some trivia, and watch our Film Studies Online introduction and discussion videos about the film. Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Sweet Smell of Success Crossword Puzzle

This crossword is inspired by our Film Studies Online Discussion about Sweet Smell of Success. Solve the puzzle, learn some trivia, and watch our introduction and discussion videos about the film. Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Imitation of Life Word Search

Familiarize yourself with Douglas Sirk’s rediscovered gem Imitation of Life (1959). Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Forbidden Planet Crossword Puzzle

Calling all sci-fi aficionados! Complete our Forbidden Planet puzzle online or download a PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

The Third Man Word Search

Familiarize yourself with the filmmakers, actors, and iconic images of The Third Man. Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

YO, ADRIAN! Crossword Puzzle

Test your Rocky trivia skills! Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Charles Laughton Word Search

Find the films of Charles Laughton! Laughton may have directed only one feature film (our Film Studies Online selection, The Night of the Hunter), but his acting career spanned across the stage and screen. Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF. Find the legend here when you’re done.

 

Hitchcock Word Search

Find these Hitchcock films (long zoom lens optional), online or in the printable PDF. Download the legend when you’re done.

 

Film 101 Crossword Puzzle

Test your film vocabulary skills! Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF. Find the legend here.

 

15 Years of BMFI Crossword Puzzle

How good is your BMFI trivia knowledge? Complete the puzzle online or download a PDF to find out. Download the legend when you’re done.