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  1. Semester 1 - The Basics of Film Analysis 95 items
    1. Film Analysis 11 items
      1. Blue Velvet 1986 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Geiger, J. & R. L. Rutsky. Film Analysis: Approaches & Strategies. In Geiger & Rutsky (eds). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader. Second Edition. London, W. W. Norton & Sons, pp. 1014-1061.

      3. A short guide to writing about film - Timothy Corrigan, Graham Corrigan 2015

        Book Essential Corrigan, T.J. (2007) Beginning to Think, Preparing to Watch, And Starting to Write. In A Short Guide to Writing to Writing About Film. London, Pearson Longman, pp.18-35. Ebook and print available.

      4. A short guide to writing about film - Timothy Corrigan 2015 (electronic resource)

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      5. Suggested readings 7 items
        1. Blue velvet - Michael Atkinson 1997

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        2. David Lynch - Michel Chion 1995

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        3. David Lynch - Justus Nieland 2012

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        4. Lynch on Lynch - David Lynch, Chris Rodley 2005

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        5. The impossible David Lynch - Todd McGowan c2007

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        6. The cinema of David Lynch - Erica Sheen 2004

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    2. Mise-en-Scene 17 items
      1. The Godfather - Francis Ford Coppola 2008 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Nosferatu: a symphony of horrors - Christopher Frayling, Enno Patalas, Max Schreck, F. W. Murnau c2002 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      3. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson 2008

        Book Essential Bordwell, D. & Thompson, K. (2008). The Shot: Mise-en-Scene. In: Film Art: An Introduction Eighth Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 112-161 (10th International edition also available in library 9780071318310)

      4. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Lewis, J. (2013). The Godfather. In Geiger & Rutsky (eds). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader. Second Edition. London, W. W. Norton & Sons, pp. 670-691.

      5. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, K. & D. Bordwell (2003). Germany in the 1920s. In Film History: An Introduction. Second Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 101-118. (3rd International edition also available in library 9780071267946)

      6. Suggested Readings 12 items
        1. Mise-en-scène: film style and interpretation - John Gibbs 2002

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        2. Men's cinema - Stella Bruzzi 2013

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        3. The Godfather - Jon Lewis 2010

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        4. German expressionist films - Paul Cooke 2002

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        5. German expressionist cinema: the world of light and shadow - Ian Roberts 2008

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        6. From Caligari to Hitler - Siegfried Kracauer 2004

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        7. Nosferatu - Cristina Massaccesi 2015

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        8. Nosferatu - S. S. Prawer 2013

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    3. Cinematography 16 items
      1. The Third Man (1949) Sunday, 7 Aug 2016

        Audio-visual document Essential Available on Box of Broadcasts.

      2. La grande illusion (1937) Sunday, 16 Feb 2014

        Audio-visual document Essential Available on Box of Broadcasts.

      3. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson 2008

        Book Essential Bordwell, D. & Thompson, K. (2008). The Shot: Cinematography. In: Film Art: An Introduction Eighth Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 162-217 (10th International edition also available in library 9780071318310)

      4. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, K. & D. Bordwell (2003). France: Poetic Realism, the Popular Front, and the Occupation, 1930-1945. In Film History: An Introduction. Second Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 284-301. (3rd International edition also available in library 9780071267946)

      5. Suggested Readings 12 items
        1. Painting with light - John Alton 2013

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        2. In search of The Third Man - Charles Drazin 2000

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        3. Understanding cinematography - Brian Hall 2015

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        4. Cinematography - Patrick Keating 2014

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        5. The third man - Rob White 2003

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        6. The French cinema book - Michael Temple, Michael Witt 2004

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        7. The companion to French cinema - Ginette Vincendeau, British Film Institute 1996

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        8. French cinema - Rémi Fournier-Lanzoni 2015

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        9. La grande illusion - Julian Jackson 2009

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        10. Jean Renoir - Martin O'Shaughnessy c2000

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    4. Editing 20 items
      1. The Shining - Stanley Kubrick, Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd 2001 (dvd)

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      2. The battleship potemkin - Sergei Eisenstein 2000 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      3. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson 2008

        Book Essential Bordwell, D. & Thompson, K. (2008). The Relation of Shot to Shot: Editing. In: Film Art: An Introduction Eighth Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 218-263 (10th International edition also available in library 9780071318310)

      4. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, K. & D. Bordwell (2003). Soviet Cinema in the 1920s. In Film History: An Introduction. Second Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 119-141. (3rd International edition also available in library 9780071267946)

      5. Suggested Readings 16 items
        1. The classical Hollywood cinema: film style & mode of production to 1960 - David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, Kristin Thompson 1988, c1985 (electronic resource)

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        2. In the blink of an eye: a perspective on film editing - Walter Murch 2001

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        3. Film editing: the art of the expressive - Valerie Orpen 2003

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        4. The shining - Roger Luckhurst 2013

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        5. The Shining - Laura Mee 2017

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        6. The cinema of Eisenstein - David Bordwell 2005

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        7. The Eisenstein reader - Richard Taylor, British Film Institute 1998

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        8. Early Soviet cinema: innovation, ideology and propaganda - David C. Gillespie 2000

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        9. Film form: essays in film theory - Sergei Eisenstein, Jay Leyda 2002

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        10. Kino - Leyda, Jay 1960

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        11. Masters of the Soviet cinema - Herbert Marshall 2015

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    5. Sound 19 items
      1. Modern times - Charlie Chaplin 2015 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson 2008

        Book Essential Bordwell, D. & Thompson, K. (2008). Sound in the Cinema. In: Film Art: An Introduction Eighth Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 264-303 (10th International edition also available in library 9780071318310)

      3. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Maitland, Charles (2013). Modern Times. In Geiger & Rutsky (eds). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader. Second Edition. London, W. W. Norton & Sons, pp. 218-239.

      4. Suggested Readings 16 items
        1. Movie music, the film reader - Kay Dickinson 2003

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        2. Sound theory, sound practice - Rick Altman 1992

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        3. History of the American cinema - Charles Musser 1994-

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        4. Sounding funny - Mark Evans 2016

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        5. Hollywood soundscapes - Helen Hanson 2017

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        6. Sound - Kathryn Marie Kalinak 2015

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        7. Sound technology and the American cinema - James Lastra c2000

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        8. The spectre of sound: music in film and television - K. J. Donnelly 2005

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        9. Music in film: soundtracks and synergy - Pauline Reay 2004

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        10. The music of counterculture cinema - Mathew J. Bartkowiak 2015

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        11. Film music: a very short introduction - Kathryn Marie Kalinak 2010 (electronic resource)

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        12. Film music - K. J. Donnelly c2001

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        13. Soundtrack available: essays on film and popular music - Pamela Robertson Wojcik, Arthur Knight 2001 (electronic resource)

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        14. Global soundtracks - Mark Slobin c2008

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        15. Understanding sound tracks throughfilm theory - Elsie M. Walker 2015

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    6. Film Style 12 items
      1. Blade runner: the final cut 2007 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson 2008

        Book Essential Bordwell, D. & Thompson, K. (2008). Style as a Formal System. In: Film Art: An Introduction Eighth Edition. London, McGraw Hill, pp. 304-316 (10th International edition also available in library 9780071318310)

      3. A short guide to writing about film - Timothy Corrigan, Graham Corrigan 2015

        Book Essential Corrigan, T.J. (2007) Six Approaches to Writing About Film. In: A Short Guide to Writing to Writing About Film. London, Pearson Longman, pp.82-108. Ebook and print available.

      4. A short guide to writing about film - Timothy Corrigan 2015 (electronic resource)

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      5. Suggested Readings 8 items
        1. Film style and technology: history and analysis - Barry Salt c2009

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        2. Blade runner - Scott Bukatman, British Film Institute 2012

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        3. The blade runner experience - Will Brooker 2005

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        4. Blade runner - Amy Coplan 2013

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        5. Blade runner - Matt Hills c2011

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        6. Postmodern theory and Blade runner - Matthew Flisfeder 2017

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        7. On the history of film style - David Bordwell 1997

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        8. Style and meaning: studies in the detailed analysis of film - John Gibbs, Douglas Pye, University of Reading. Dept. of Film, Theatre & Television 2005

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  2. Semester 2 - Art Cinema 46 items
    Below is a week-by-week listing of the readings and the film we'll be discussing.
    1. Art Cinema 4 items
      1. The grandmaster - Kar-wai Wong 2015 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. European art cinema - John White 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Read Chapter 2, "Outlining the Theoretical Landscape", pp. 6-15

      3. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey. 1997. Art Cinema. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 567-575. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      4. Movies and methods: an anthology, Vol. 1 - Bill Nichols c1976

        Book Further Pasolini, P. P. (1976). The Cinema of Poetry. In B. Nichols (ed) Movies & Methods Vol. 1. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 542-558. (NB: This extract pp. 542-558 is digitised and can be located in the weekly readings section of this list)

    2. Neorealisms I: Italian Neorealism 5 items
      1. The bicycle thieves 2006 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Morandini, Morando. 1997. Italy from Fascism to Neo-Realism. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 353-361. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      3. European art cinema - John White 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Please read pp. 48-55 and 137-143

      4. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey. 2013. Bicycle Thieves (1948). In Jeffrey Geiger & R. L. Rutsky (eds.). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader, pp. 422-438. London: W. W. Norton & Company.

      5. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, Kristen & David Thompson, Film History: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. London: McGraw Hill. [pp. 353-369]

    3. Neorealisms II: Cinema novo 3 items
      1. Pixote, The Law of The Weakest (1981) 12/7/2013

        Audio-visual document Essential Not currently available in library.

      2. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Chanan, Michael. 1997. New Cinema in Latin America. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 740-749. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      3. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, Kristen & David Thompson, Film History: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. London: McGraw Hill. [pp. 471-475 and 633-640]

    4. Neorealisms III: Japanese Realism 5 items
      1. Tokyo Story (dvd)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Desser, David. 2013. Tokyo Story (1953). In Jeffrey Geiger & R. L. Rutsky (eds.). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader, pp. 500-517. London: W. W. Norton & Company.

      3. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Komatsu, Hiroshi. 1997. The Classical Cinema in Japan. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 413-422. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      4. Directory of World Cinema : Japan 2014

        Book Essential Stojvokic, Jelena. 2010. Tokyo Story. In John Berra (ed.). Directory of World Cinema: Japan, pp. 171-172. Bristol: Intellect Press.

      5. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, Kristen & David Thompson, Film History: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. London: McGraw Hill. [pp. 393-396]

    5. New Waves I: French New Wave 5 items
      1. The Four Hundred Blows (1959) Wednesday, 20 Oct 2004

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      2. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Graham, Peter. 1997. New Directions in French Cinema. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 576-586. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      3. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Phillips, Alastair. 2013. The 400 Blows (1959). In Jeffrey Geiger & R. L. Rutsky (eds.). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader, pp. 596-611. London: W. W. Norton & Company.

      4. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, Kristen & David Thompson, Film History: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. London: McGraw Hill. [pp. 439-451]

      5. European art cinema - John White 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Please read pp 55-61 and 116-123

    6. New Waves II: New German Cinema 6 items
      1. Fear eats the soul - Rainer Werner Fassbinder 2006 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Chaudhuri, Shohini. 2013. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul. In Jeffrey Geiger & R. L. Rutsky (eds.). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader, pp. 692-711. London: W. W. Norton & Company.

      3. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Kaes, Anton. 1997. The New German Cinema. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 614-627. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      4. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, Kristen & David Thompson, Film History: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. London: McGraw Hill. [pp. 456-457]

      5. European art cinema - John White 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Please read pp 65-72

      6. Directory of World Cinema: Germany 2011

        Book Essential Wright, Chantal. 2012. Foreigners and Guest-workers/Fremde und gastarbeiter. In Michelle Langford (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: Germany, pp. 148-153. Bristol: Intellect Press.

    7. New Waves III: Dogme '95 4 items
      1. The Idiots (1998) Sunday, 14 Aug 2011

        Audio-visual document Essential Available on Box of Broadcasts.

      2. European art cinema - John White 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Please read pp 72-79.

      3. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, Kristen & David Thompson, Film History: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. London: McGraw Hill. [pp. 713-714]

    8. Authors & Authorship I: Ingmar Bergman 4 items
      1. The Seventh Seal

        Audio-visual document Essential Available on Box of Broadcasts.

      2. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Johns Blackwell, Marilyn. 2013. The Seventh Seal (1956). In Jeffrey Geiger & R. L. Rutsky (eds.). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader, pp. 574-595. London: W. W. Norton & Company.

      3. Film history: an introduction - Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell c2010

        Book Essential Thompson, Kristen & David Thompson, Film History: An Introduction. 2nd Edition. London: McGraw Hill. [pp. 415-426]

      4. European art cinema - John White 2017 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Please read pp 94-109

    9. Authors & Authorship II: Federico Fellini 4 items
      1. 8 1/2 - Federico Fellini 2013 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Directory of World Cinema: Italy 2011

        Book Essential Forshaw, Barry. 2011. Directors: Federico Fellini. In Louis Bayman (ed.). Directory of World Cinema: Italy, pp. 24-27.

      3. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Morandini, Morando. 1997. Italy: Auteurs and After. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 586-596. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      4. Film analysis: a Norton reader 2013

        Book Essential Ravetto-Biagioli, Kriss. 2013. 8½ (1963). In Jeffrey Geiger & R. L. Rutsky (eds.). Film Analysis: A Norton Reader, pp. 630-649. London: W. W. Norton & Company.

    10. Authors & Authorship III: Kurosawa Akira 3 items
      1. Yojimbo (1961) Saturday, 11 Jul 2015

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. Directory of World Cinema: Japan 2 2012

        Book  Shimizu, Fred. 2012. Chambara/Samurai Cinema. In John Berra (ed.) Directory of World Cinema: Japan 2, pp. 144-147. Bristol: Intellect Press.

      3. Directory of World Cinema : Japan 2014

        Book Essential Howe, Justin. 2010. Chambara/Samurai Cinema. In John Berra (ed.) Directory of World Cinema: Japan, pp. 84-87. Bristol: Intellect Press. Howe, Justin. 2010. Yojimbo. In John Berra (ed.) Directory of World Cinema: Japan, pp. 101-102. Bristol: Intellect Press. Shimizu, Fred. 2010. Directors: Akira Kurosawa. In John Berra (ed.) Directory of World Cinema: Japan, pp. 30-33. Bristol: Intellect Press.

    11. Authors & Authorship IV: Abbas Kiarostami 3 items
      1. Taste of cherry: 10 on ten - Abbas Kiarostami, Abbas Kiarostami 2009

        Audio-visual document Essential

      2. The Oxford history of world cinema - Geoffrey Nowell-Smith 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Naficy, Hamid. 1997. Iranian Cinema. In Geoffrey Nowell-Smith (ed.), The Oxford History of World Cinema, pp. 672-678. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

      3. Fifty contemporary filmmakers [electronic resource] - Yvonne Tasker 2002

        Book Essential Tay, Sharon. 2002. New Waves, Authorship, and the Politics of the Festival Circuit: Abbas Kiarostami and the New Iranian Cinema. In Yvonne Tasker (ed.) Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers, pp. 204-211. London: Routledge.

  3. Useful for Reference 4 items
    1. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson, Jeff Smith 2017

      Book Recommended for purchase

    2. The cinema book - Pam Cook 2007

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    3. A short guide to writing about film - Timothy Corrigan, Graham Corrigan 2015

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    4. Cinema studies: the key concepts - Susan Hayward 2012 (electronic resource)

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  4. Semester Two 0 items