The Philosophy of Film
Introductory Text and Readings


Films to Watch, by Part:


 

Links:


1. Film-Philosophy: A philosophical review of film studies and world cinema:
http://www.film-philosophy.com/

2. Internet Movie Data Base: site with reviews of the latest movies, including independent and foreign films.
http://www.imdb.com/

3. Film-Philosophy Salon: E-mail discussion group for issues relating to the philosophy of film:
http://www.film-philosophy.com/salon/

4. American Society for Aesthetics: Web presence for the American Society of Aesthetics, the major society in the United States devoted to philosophy of art, art theory and art criticism. Many useful links.
http://www.aesthetics-online.org/

5. Philosophical Films: a web resource for philosophy teachers who want to incorporate films into their classes. General editor: James Fieser, University of Tennessee at Martin.
http://www.utm.edu/research/philfilms/


6. Pennsylvania State University, Integrative Arts 10: Film terminology and other resources.
http://www.psu.edu/dept/inart10_110/inart10/film.html

7. Australian National University, Film Studies Program: A basic glossary of film terms
http://www.arts.anu.edu.au/filmstudies/program/glossary.htm

8. Film Philosophy Database at Australian National University: contains details of approximately 500 films that can be used to enhance philosophy teaching at all levels.
http://arts.anu.edu.au/PhilosophyandFilm/videodata/

9. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Entry by Thomas Wartenberg on the philosophy of film.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/film/

10. The Motion Picture Movie Rating System by Don Sumner
http://www.best-horror-movies.com/news?name=the-motion-picture-movie-rating-system

 

Copyright 2004. Neal Swisher, Thomas E. Wartenberg, and Angela Curran
Film stills captured by Evan Gumz, used with permission.