The 10 books in this series, which covers the 1890s through the end of the 20th Century, provide an overview of a particular decade in the history of American film. Each book features chapters by different noted film scholars on the major trends in American cinema during that decade.
The books in this series provide an historical overview of the films of a particular country. The series includes books on the British, French, German, Italian, Mexican, Canadian, Chinese, Brazillian, Austrailian, Irish, Nordic, and South African national cinemas.
Several hundred early motion pictures are viewable online via the Library of Congress’s Collections with Films,Videos.. The collections include: America at Work, American at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894-1915; Inventing Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies; American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920; and Life of a City: Early Films of New York, 1898-1906, just to name a few.
A quarterly journal dedicated to the serious study of classic, art, and experimental films. Features an extensive collection of director studies. The other articles can sometimes be difficult and highly theoretical.
A scholarly journal published three times a year dedicated to "all aspects of film history, theory and criticism." Issues include scholarly articles, book reviews, and film reviews. Contents can be browsed by issue or searched by keyword.