Write a minimum 450-word response that critically reflects on this week’s film and at least one reading from the semester, relating them to each other and the broader themes of the course. Your response should demonstrate your understanding of both. Do not simply summarize the film. You must use proper citations for all sources in your response. Below are some questions to serve as generic prompts for reflection. You do not have to address all of these questions in your response.
What are the central arguments made by the films and/or the texts and how do they relate to each other?
What social, cultural, political, or historical issues are brought into focus in the films and how?
What themes emerge from the films or texts and how do they relate to the broader themes of the class?
How do you personally connect to these themes or issues and how do the films and readings help you understand them in new ways?
Describe the film language in technical terms and discuss how it relates to the film’s themes or arguments.
Prompt for all 3 essays