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SSI1-115:Imaging Blackness


Use these tertiary sources for finding general articles about the film's context.

What's a Tertiary Source?

Tertiary sources are excellent starting points!  They consist of information synthesized from primary and secondary sources.  Examples include:

  • Almanacs
  • Chronologies
  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Directories
  • Fact books
  • Guidebooks
  • Indexes, abstracts, bibliographies used to locate primary and secondary sources
  • Manuals
  • Textbooks

These resources give you succinct overviews of your topic, explain scholarly arguments, point out interesting questions, and refer you to especially key sources. 

Background Sources

Film Summary

Begin your search with one of the movie websites for quick facts and credits. Some sites also include selected reviews.