Skip to main content

A Film Research Guide: Film History

Film History > Finding Books

See tips to the right for effective search phrases


Film History > Finding Articles

Film History > Search Tips

Using designated Subject headings from The Library of Congress can help find relevant materials more effectively (both for books in the library and articles in the databases). You can often create correct subject headings by following them as a model.  Some examples of subject headings for film history:

Motion Pictures - History

Silent Films - History

Documentary Films - History and Criticism

Motion Pictures - Spain - Chronology

Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951 - Criticism and Interpretation

Film History > Journals

Selected Film History Resources