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Film Studies: A Brief Guide to Key Resources: Film Theory

Find More on Film Theory

To find more books on film theory, click on Books & Media tab in the Library Catalog and search for the subject Motion Pictures Philosophy.

To find articles to film theory, search some of the sources in the Databases for Film Studies list.

Film Theory: What Makes Film Different?

Branigan, Edward, ed. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory. 2014.

Etherington-Wright, Christine. Understanding Film Theory. PN1995 E84 2011.

Herzogenrath, Bernd, ed. Film as Philosophy. PN1995 F457545 2017.

Lapsley, Robert. Film Theory: An Introduction. PN1995 L32 1988.

McDonald, Kevin. Film Theory: The Basics. PN1995 M3775 2016.

Stam, Robert. Film Theory: An Introduction. PN1995 S6739 2000.