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    New Reference Book: 100 Animated Feature Films

    100 Animated Feature Films by Andrew Osmond, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 Os5O An alphabetical list of 100 animated feature films, each accompanied by a short essay, which typically includes: summary, impact and historical placement. Examples of Topics: The Adventures of Prince Achmed The Fabulous World of Jules Verne The Incredibles The Lion King Le Roi et l’oiseau Helpful for: Film Studies, History, Humanities, Gender Studies, Fine Arts

  • Fine Arts,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Arab Filmmakers of the Middle East

    Arab Filmmakers of the Middle East: A Dictionary by Roy Armes, Indiana U. Press, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 Ar5R A helpful introduction on filmmaking in the Middle East is then followed by an alphabetical list of filmmakers in and from the Middle East.  Each name is followed by a brief biography and filmography. Examples: Al-Rais, Maria Mohammad Badr, Liana Khill, Ibrahim Tabari, Ula Zureikat, Sima Helpful for: Film Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Humanities, History, Global Studies, Gender Studies

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    New Reference Book: The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

    The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, 4th edition by David Thomson,  Knopf, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 T38N A biographical catalog of international (yet mostly Western) actors. Examples include: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Jeff Daniels, Heinosuke Gosho, Vivien Leigh Helpful for: Humanities, Film Studies, Theater