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HLI/HTH 302: African-American Cinema

Types of Sources

Subject/Topic Primary Sources Secondary Sources
Art & Literature
  • Films
  • Photographs
  • Novels
  • Paintings
  • Poems
  • Art criticism article
  • Literature criticism article
  • Art history textbook


Commentary or Criticism: A review of a movie is typically a secondary source commenting on the film itself. However, if you are researching the critical reception of a film that review would become a primary source.

Portions of this page were adapted from "Primary and secondary sources"

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