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Answers must be typed.  Remember to FULLY answer all parts of both essay questio

Answers must be typed.  Remember to FULLY answer all parts of both essay questions.  Provide specific examples from the films and support your analysis with the readings. If you need to rescreen the films you have access to them all (look at your syllabus). Ballpark on length--#1- 6-8pages; #2 – 4-6pages 1.  “The task of rendering ourselves visible has, for feminist historians, entailed a process of re-reading the very notion of history: not as a series of Grand Events in…

watch 2 movies and write an essay (3-4pages) that illustrates the concepts of th

watch 2 movies and write an essay (3-4pages) that illustrates the concepts of the POLYCENTRIC, POLYMORPHIC, and POLYVALENT in world cinema. To answer this question, you should relate the films and the three concepts to topics covered in the class. (for example, film festivals, Bollywood, small cinemas, blockbusters, piracy, etc.). Examples of phenomena include film festivals, blockbusters, co-productions, etc. For instance, film festivals are a transnational phenomenon that creates audiences for films outside of their home country. That opens the…

-Write an essay that analyzes the following film: Arrival (2016, Denis Velleneuv

-Write an essay that analyzes the following film: Arrival (2016, Denis Velleneuve) -In your analysis, determine if the film typifies contemporary Blockbuster practices, if it deviates from conventional Blockbuster practices, or if is a combination of both. -When writing your essay, consider the film’s narrative structure, its visual and sonic styles, its “big”-ness, its “dumb”-ness, its universality, and how it compares to other films we’ve discussed this semester (Back To The Future, Star Wars, The Dark Night) No need to…

This paper is on the Paraguayan film “Siete Cajas”. Here are the guidelines for

This paper is on the Paraguayan film "Siete Cajas". Here are the guidelines for the paper: 1st paragraph - summary of the film 2nd/3rd paragraph - How are the people of Paraguay struggling during the time of this film? Why are characters so desperate to the point that they are willing to risk everything for these boxes? Briefly touch on the socioeconomic crisis in Paraguay at the time. 4th paragraph/conclusion - what was the director of this film trying to…

Write about / ANALYZE the THEME of the film HIDDEN FIGGURES (2016) 6 full analys

Write about / ANALYZE the THEME of the film HIDDEN FIGGURES (2016) 6 full analysis pages Go beyond the basic story events of a film’s plot, to reveal its essential theme. 2) Explore how this theme is developed using film techniques. 3) Examine how the film reflects or shapes the cultural moment in which it is produced. In the introduction, you will make a claim about the meaning of the film. The body of the essay will be a series…

Final Research Paper Assignment Details – paper due 12/13 Write a six page resea

Final Research Paper Assignment Details - paper due 12/13 Write a six page research paper on a topic related to a theme raised in this course. For this assignment you are to: 1. Pick a topic of interest. This topic may be a particular filmmaker's body of work, a genre of independent film such as "Asian-American cinema" or the role that beauty and body image plays in coming of age films about girls of color. After you have a topic,…

Instructions 7-9 pages Pick any one American film mentioned in your textbook, or

Instructions 7-9 pages Pick any one American film mentioned in your textbook, or class modules (either in the text or photographs. etc/) that YOU HAVE SEEN IN OR OUT OF CLASS (ex: ‘Blade Runner’ ‘Pretty Woman’) and do a synthesis describing as many categories as covered in your textbook (ex: PHOTOGRAPHY, MISE EN SCENE, MOVEMENT, EDITING, SOUND, ACTING, STORY/WRITING, IDEOLOGY, etc.).  You CANNOT choose 'Citizen Kane', as that was done for you in the textbook, and module. Do a complete…

write an essay that analyzes the following film: Arrival (2016, Denis Velleneuve

write an essay that analyzes the following film: Arrival (2016, Denis Velleneuve) In your analysis, determine if the film typifies contemporary Blockbuster practices, if it deviates from conventional Blockbuster practices, or if is a combination of both. When writing your essay, consider the film’s narrative structure, its visual and sonic styles, its “big”-ness, its “dumb”-ness, its universality, and how it compares to other films we’ve discussed this semester. No need to cover all of these subjects, merely the ones that…