Streaming films at Hampshire
35 MM Camera
ARNOLD & RICHTER, 35 MM Film camera mounted on a dolly Arriflex IIC. 1962 ©Kathleen Cohen
Online background information
Background resources - Books & eBooks
International Directory of Films and Filmmakers
Publication Date: 2004-02-01
Provides thorough coverage of films and filmmakers, including legendary films, actors and actresses, directors, writers and other production artists.
Women Filmmakers and Their Films
Call Number: Ref PN 1998.2 .W66 1998
Publication Date: 1998-05-01
History of the American Cinema
Call Number: PN1995.75 .M8 1990
Publication Date: 1990-02-01
A 10 volume set, covering 1900 through the 1980s. Click on the Books tab on the top of this page for access to the complete set.
Cinema Studies: the key concepts
Call Number: REF PN 1993.45 .H36 2013
Another good resource for definitions of key genres, movements, theories and production terms. Includes a bibliography of essential writings in cinema studies. Also available as an e-book link from the library catalog.
Dictionary of Film Terms
Call Number: REF PN 1993.45 .B33 2006
Standard definitions of essential terms of film analysis and production, with a special focus on the aesthetics of film making. Covers techniques, genres, styles and theoretical concepts.