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CMTH 220: Introduction to Film: Home

This guide will help you find film criticism, biographies of directors, definitions of film genres, and information about the Library's DVD collection.

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Library Resources for Film Studies

This Research Guide will direct you to specialized Library resources for Introduction to Film (CMTH 220), including books, journals, online subscription databases and web sites.

Course Description

Students taking Introduction to Film (CMTH 220) will examine various aspects of the motion picture, including the purpose of film; the history of the feature, documentary, and experimental film, with emphasis on cinematic techniques and the development of criteria for evaluation; and the relationship of film to other forms of communication.

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This Research Guide was updated on September 14, 2020 by Anne Bittner.