APA Examples - Creative works - Film

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Babakiueria tackles double standards by a directorial approach which... (Featherstone, 1986)

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Reference list


Director, D.D. (Director). (Year). Title [Description]. Production Company.


De Broca, P. (Director). (1966). Le Roi de cœur [King of hearts] [Film]. Fildebroc.

Featherstone, D. (Director). (1986). Babakiueria [Film, extended ed. on DVD]. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Granik, D (Director). (2010). Winter's bone [Film]. Anonymous Content.

The director should be credited as the author of a film. If the director is unknown, provide the name (and role in brackets) of someone in a similar role.

You do not need to specify how you watched a film (cinema, DVD, streaming) unless the version you watched included content not available in the other versions. In this case include the medium after the description.

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