For these assignments you will choose a film from the list below and write a 1-2 page response paper about the film. (You will do two of these assignments, so 2 films, 2 response papers, but same general instructions for both). Elaborated instructions below.
Film List – You must choose from this list for your two film response papers. Use Google to find out a little bit about each of these films before you make your selection. You will have to find the films that you want to watch online. In some cases you may need to pay a small fee in order to access them. The Aggressives Babies Boys Don’t Cry Black Power Mixtape Girl Rising Hedwig Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes How to Survive A Plague India’s Daughters Killing Us Softly Kiki Live Nude Girls Unite The Mask You Live In Milk Miss Representation You Don’t Know Dick As you are watching the film, take notes. In your response paper, begin by indicating which film you chose and briefly summarize it (no more than one paragraph), then describe what the film taught you about gender and/or sexuality. Use the following questions to guide your reflection: What is the point of the film? What perspectives are highlighted? What stories are told? What information is presented? What methods are used by the filmmakers to present stories or evidence? What did you learn about gender? What perspectives did you agree/disagree with, and why?