Film Studies Bibliography

  • Blue, Manon. Turning Mirrors Into Windows: Teaching the Best Short Film. Libraries Unlimited Inc. Publishers, 1984.
  • Boggs, Joseph M. The Art of Watching Films. Mountain View CA: Mayfield Publishing, 1991.
  • Bone, Jan and Ron Johnson. Understanding the Film: an Introduction to Film Appreciation. Lincolnwood IL: NTC Publishing, 1997.
  • Corrigan, Timothy. A Short Guide to Writing About Film. NY: Longman Publishing, 1998.
  • Costanzo, William V. Reading the Movies: Twelve Great Films on Video and How to Teach Them. Urbana IL: NCTE, 1992.
  • Giannetti, Louis. Understanding Movies, Eighth Ed. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1999.
  • Giannetti, Louis and Scott Eyman. Flashback: A Brief History of Film, Third Ed. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1996.
  • Golden, John. Reading in the Dark: Using Film as a Tool in the English Classroom. Urbana IL: NCTE, 2001.
  • Monaco, James. How to Read a Film: The Art, Technology, Language, History, and Theory of Film and Media. NY: Oxford University Press, 1981.
  • Moscowitz, Jphn E. Critical Approaches to Writing about Film. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2000.
  • Prince, Stephen. Movies and Meaning: An Introduction to Film. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2001.
  • Resch, Kenneth and Vicki D. Schicker. Using Film in the High School Curriculum: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Librarians. McFarland and Company, Inc. Publishers, 1992.
  • Teasley, Alan B. and Ann Wilder. Reel Conversations: Reading Films with Young Adults. Portsmouth NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers, 1997.
  • Valasek, Thomas E. Frameworks: An Introduction to Film Studies. Dubuque IA: Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1992.
  • Winokur, Mark and Bruce Holsinger. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Movies, Flicks, and Film. Indianapolis IN: Macmillan, 2001.

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