Black Cinema Weeks 13-14: Writing Assignment # 7: FRP 5 Week 13: Black Documenta


Black
Cinema
Weeks 13-14:
Writing Assignment # 7: FRP 5
Week 13: Black
Documentary
Screen: Malcolm X: Make It
Plain (PBS Documentary, 1994, 138 mins)
Reading: Nichols—” How Can We Define Documentary?”
Week 14:Renaissance of
Contemporary Black Cinema
Screen: Do the Right Thing
(dir. Spike Lee, 1989, 120 mins.)
Reading: Massood– “Welcome to Crooklyn: Spike Lee and the
Rearticulation of the Black Urbanscape
**FRP #5 Due**
Black
Cinema
FRP Instructions and Paper Organization
Film Response Papers (FRP)
Students are required to submit Five Film Response
Papers throughout the course of the semester.
Each assignment is a short paper which explains your personal response
to one of the films. Your paper should be a combination of a brief summary, analysis, and reflection. Please
incorporate your thoughts/feelings about what you have read and
seen thus far, to inform your response.
Finally, using at least two quotes, you must relate
your analysis of the film to at least one relevant reading from the class, that
you have studied.
Length: 2pages
Format: MLA
Paper
Organization
Summary
Analysis
Reflection
Works Cited


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