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Selected eBooks available through ACC Libraries
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RTF - Selected Textbooks (O'Reilly)
A selection of required and recommended textbooks available as free ebooks on O'Reilly.
RTF - Topics (O'Reilly)
This is a playlist of O'Reilly e-books relevant to courses and topics in ACC's RTF department. Feel free to "follow" this playlist for updates.
Cinema Studies / FIlm History
Cinema Studies by
Publication Date: 2000-06-01
This highly readable resource is both authoritative and accessible, making it an ideal guide for film students and a pleasurable reference for film lovers.
A Short History of Film by
Publication Date: 2008-03-01
Succinct yet comprehensive, A Short History of Film provides an accessible overview of the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from the 1880s to the present.
A History of American Movies by
Publication Date: 2010-06-16
The book focuses on 170 of the most highly regarded and recognized feature films selected by the Hollywood establishment: each Oscar winner for Best Picture, as well as those voted the greatest by members of the American Film Institute.
A History of the French New Wave Cinema by
Publication Date: 2007-04-01
The French New Wave cinema is arguably the most fascinating of all film movements, famous for its exuberance, daring, and avant-garde techniques.
Film Genre 2000 by
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
Covering over 100 feature films in critical depth and detail, this reader provides an excellent introduction to American genre filmmaking since 1990.
Dark Dreams 2. 0 by
Publication Date: 2009-10-29
This new edition explores the evolution of the modern horror film, particularly as it reflects anxieties associated with the atomic bomb, the Cold War, 1960s violence, sexual liberation, the Reagan revolution, 9/11 and the Iraq War.
Mean Streets and Raging Bulls by
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Mean Streets and Raging Bulls explores how, since its apparent demise in the late fifties, the noir genre has been revitalized during the post-studio era.
More Than Night by
Publication Date: 1998-01-01
Film noir evokes memories of stylish, cynical, black and white movies from the 1940s and 1950s. This text discusses these pictures and the central term of film noir claiming it is more complex and paradoxical than we realize.