A treasure of information for cinema – lovers! With well-stocked books and periodicals on films, NFAI library is delighted space to go back in time. NFAI library holds about 29,000 books on cinema published across the globe. It has more than 100 periodicals on Cinema published in various languages. 31,000 film scripts received from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) are also available.
Censor records going back to the 1920s and bound volumes of Indian film magazines from the 1930s onwards are among the other important materials available for reference and study.
The library also extends services to students, research workers, journalists and anyone interested in Cinema. Most of the old periodicals, rare books and scripts are digitized.
How to use NFAI Library for research purpose
Library is open for all, for research purpose only. The material from the library is not for lending. Research worker has to visit personally to collect data. Most of the old periodicals and new books has been digitized and are available for browsing in-house, different type of index like films, personality, reviews are available
Photocopy facilities are provided at 2/- per A4 size page.
1. Text page 5.00 each
2. B/W 35.00 each
3. Color 60.00 each
Library open from Monday to Friday on all working days during