ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS1)Pick one of the film/article combinations from the list below. 2) Watch the film and read the article. Be sure to take notes on both. 3) Please use the questions below to write a three to four page( 750 to 1000 word) response discussing the film/article combination. Be sure to explore the historical narratives, themes, and arguments each contains in relationship to the history ofLatinAmerica and theCaribbean.
NOTE:You may include quotations and paraphrase sections of the reading in your own words. Be sure to note the page number (ex: Article pg.2) for any quote or text you paraphrase in your answer from the article. For quotations from the film, You may include the film title in parentheses.
1) How does the film version of the historical incident, personage, period, etc., relate to the written source?
2) Please compare the film version to the written history. Pay close attention to how the history of the period, place, persons, etc., are handled in the filmis there significant time compression, are the events dramatized greatly in comparison to the way they are portrayed in the written historical works, are they distorted for dramatic or political reasons, are characters added or subtracted from the film version, etc.?
3) In addition to discussing the actual history, characters, settings, periods, etc., please also explore the cinematic elements in the movie versionthat is, the way the story is narrated, the way it is filmed or edited (for example, what shots are used, and how they are edited together to create effects or emotional reactions), the way the actors are directed, the way color, music, lighting, camera angles, or other elements are employed, and so forth.
4) What is your perspective on thefilm/article combination and the themes they explore? Be sure to analyze the importance of the film to the topics and themes covered in our course: What or how does the material contribute to our understanding of Latin American history? How does their approach differ from or complement other sources we have studied? What interests or point of view might shape the points/argument they present? Another approach would be to offer a critique. Critiques can sometimes be an easier starting point when confronting a new work.
MOVIE:Che: Part One Directed by Steven Sodebergh (2008)LINK:https://1drv.ms/u/s!AiOViSgYCYR1gP8kG0aNdb4rQOXtQQ?e=ZGxPna
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