Why not try The Cinema Book, edited by Pam Cook and published by the British
Film Institute. You may find it rather helpful, though a bit heavy in the
 theoryside. Try Film Art: An Introduction, by Bordwell and Thompson. This book
more about the technical side of cinema and history. You should be able
to order these books from any good bookshop.
Hope this helps.
Steve Milroy,
University of Luton, England.
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