Where to start
Looking for Scholarly Articles? Try Expanded Academic
Need film reviews? Search ProQuest Research Library
(There is a Film Review Library Guide.)
Want an informed article on Gillian Armstrong? Use the Senses of Cinema Great Directors Critical Database
Want some basic biographical information plus commentary on Godard? Use Film Reference
Can't remember who were the last 4 outlaws in Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch? Check the Internet Movie Database
Welcome to the Film History & Visual Culture LibGuide
This guide provides information on resources related to Film History & Visual Culture (CST2/3HFT)
It includes information on how to find books, journal articles and film reviews. It also provides links to web sites and other resources that might be useful to your research.
Click on the above tabs and follow each step to:
- Identify your search terms
- Find books
- Find journal articles
- Browse subject specific internet sites
- Reference your work and write up your essay
This guide is not a comprehensive guide to the literature, but we hope that it will be a useful starting point from which you will carry out your own research.
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Film History: An International Journal
Film History focuses on the historical development of the motion picture and the social, technological, and economic context in which this has occurred. Its areas of interest range from the technical and entrepreneurial innovations of the early and pre-cinema experiments, through all aspects of the production, distribution, exhibition, and reception of commercial and non-commercial motion pictures.