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Film Studies Research Guide: Guides & Companions to Films

A guide to conducting research in Film Studies at Yale University, including key resources and crucial search strategies.

Guides & Companions to Film

Books called "guides" or "companions" provide a general orientation to a subject. Much like a tour guide book, a film guide points the reader to the best known and most important movies and directors, illuminates some of the history and background, and perhaps notes some intriguing side issues (or even tells a few amusing stories).

Director, Yale Film Archive