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Respond to this prompt: • You have chosen to spend a year alone on a very specia

Respond to this prompt: • You have chosen to spend a year alone on a very special deserted island. The island is equipped with housing, food, water, electricity, internet, a computer, a cell phone, writing/drawing materials, and a DVD player. • Pick five non-essential items, including one book, one film/tv show, and three other (non-essential) items to bring with you to enrich your stay. What would these items be and why/how will they help make this time alone meaningful? This…

How would you describe the relation between cinema and the desired image of the

How would you describe the relation between cinema and the desired image of the nation in the early days of film in Brazil? Why are the absences considered "structuring" by Stam? How do indigenous and Black bodies participate in the beginning of Brazilian cinema? What is the role of documentary in this? (instructions: Please, refer to the reading and the film No País das Amazonas. You don't need to answer all questions, but please don't focus on only one--try to…

1)please watch the video The Disneyland Story (1954) on Youtube channel: Sam’s D

1)please watch the video The Disneyland Story (1954) on Youtube channel: Sam's Disney Diary (https://youtu.be/LtdO-Gf8mWU)first.2)Find THREE applicable sources regarding the The Disneyland Story (1954)—one for each of the categories listed below: a) Critical/Academic Article or Book Chapter: Peer-Reviewed from Academic Press or Journal. b) Retrospective Popular Article from newspapers, magazines, reviews, interviews, fan pages (written about the series in the years/decades after the series’ original run).c) Contemporary Popular Article from newspapers, magazines, reviews, interviews (written about the series during its…

The first two films, Bicycle Thieves and Aquí y Alla, are connected by realism a

The first two films, Bicycle Thieves and Aquí y Alla, are connected by realism and humanism. Indeed, there are many ways to connect these two movies, even as they are very different in style, nation, mode and year of production. The third film we'll screen is Black Girl, which connects to the preceding film (Aquí y Alla) by virtue of their shared theme of border crossing, and to the following film, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, both of which are…

REMEMBER FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS CLASS; we write about film in the present ten

REMEMBER FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS CLASS; we write about film in the present tense. :) I do not want a film summary. If you give me film summary, you will lose points. Watch the movie "A Call to Spy". To capture your initial reactions to the film, write 1-2 pages (approximately 250 – 500 words) of your thoughts after viewing each film. These must be posted in the appropriate Film Journal section of CANVAS before the due date/time. However,…

Question – How might Covid (and possible future pandemics) alter how audiences e

Question - How might Covid (and possible future pandemics) alter how audiences engage with moving images? Answer must have a: 1. Structure 2. Relevance to set question 3. Clarity of argument and analysis 4. Ability to identify and use appropriate sources 5. Evidence of critical and independent engagement with material 6. Writing and presentation (i.e. referencing, bibliography, spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity of expression, word length, layout)

Watch the Oldboy (2003) and Ju Dou (1990). 1. Thoroughly discuss/compare the inc

Watch the Oldboy (2003) and Ju Dou (1990). 1. Thoroughly discuss/compare the incest elements from the films above from the perspectives of: Chinese culture / Korean culture / the purity of love / how does it affect the plot Analyzing two films both technically and thematically; Juxtapose one to the other; comparing the time background / general background and the influence of which on the films (especially for Ju Dou, the background of 1920s China, feudal ethics, and the experience…

– Current Thesis: Racist ideologies and concepts have evolved and improved in th

- Current Thesis: Racist ideologies and concepts have evolved and improved in the world of cinema thanks to the advancements of racial justice and activism, which has allowed for better representation to be created in film. - A gist of the current introduction, thesis, and main points: Film over the years has undergone many different changes and phases of experimentation. More recently, topics such as racism and racial representation within film have become more and more prevalent. Currently, racist ideologies…