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ARTH 125: History of Film: Home

Welcome to Your Research Guide

Your Research Librarian has put together a guide to help you research Cinema.

This guide will be helpful when finding information for your presentation.

Follow the instructions below:

1) Find Books

2) Find Articles

This is where you'll find a majority of information for your topic. There are two databases to use, and you should use both as the databases cover different aspects of your topic.

3) Find Reference/Background Information

Use these resources to find general information about the history of film and its genres.

4) Find Images

If you need to have images for your research, and there are various Creative Commons resources to use so that you find ones that visually represent your topic.

5) Schedule an Appointment

Here's where you can schedule your group to meet with a Research Consultant at the Library.

Films By State

In celebration of the big, bold USA, we take a trip through all 50 states via 50 indelible American films

Cinema History

Lupita Nyong'o

Wikipedia: Lupita Nyong'o. Nyong'o at the 2013 

Toronto International Film Festival

Choi Min-sik

Choi Min-sik

America Ferrara

Athena LeTrelle: Flickr. America Ferrara

Giancarlo Esposito

Scott Woods Makes Lists: Everything but laundry and groceries. 

Giancarlo Esposito. 7 Black Actors Who Would Kill in Your White Egypt Movie

Jessica Lange

Jessica Lange.

Film Subject Headings

The library catalog is a good place to explore different film genres.  Try these subjects: