Film Studies

By Big Beam Books

By Big Beam Books

Film Studies

Essential Deren: Collected Writings on Film

Maya Deren


Expanded Cinema: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition

Gene Youngblood


Film Form: Essays in Film Theory

Sergei Eisenstein


The Process Genre: Cinema and the Aesthetic of Labor

Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky


Chroma: A Book of Color

Derek Jarman


The Film Sense

Sergei Eisenstein


Hammer!: Making Movies Out of Life and Sex

Barbara Hammer


What Is Cinema? Volume II

André Bazin


Live Cinema and Its Techniques

Francis Ford Coppola


Film, Music, Memory

Berthold Hoeckner


Expressionism and Film

Rudolf Kurtz


Narration in the Fiction Film

David Bordwell


Film Language: A Semiotics of the Cinema

Christian Metz


America: Films from Elsewhere


Cinema and Painting: How Art Is Used in Film

Angela Dalle Vacche


The White Rectangle: Writings on Film

S a Vengerov and Kazimir Severinovich Malevich


Film Essays and Criticism

Rudolf Arnheim


Jean-Luc Godard: Cinema Historian

Michael Witt


Framing Blackness

Ed Guerrero



Thomas Elsaesser


Signatures of the Visible

Fredric Jameson


The Flaherty: Decades in the Cause of Independent Cinema

Patricia R. Zimmermann and Scott MacDonald


Cinema: The Archaeology of Film and the Memory of a Century

Jean-Luc Godard and Youssef Ishaghpour


Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the 1920s

Sarah Street and Joshua Yumibe


Meshes of the Afternoon

John David Rhodes


Pretty: Film and the Decorative Image

Rosalind Galt


Speaking about Godard

Kaja Silverman and Harun Farocki


Film, a Sound Art

Michel Chion


The Voice in Cinema

Michel Chion


Words on Screen

Michel Chion


Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen

Michel Chion


Silent Film Sound

Rick Altman