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ASB 327: Disaster!, Assignment 2 Save File As: LastnameFirstname_2 Writing Assignment: You are a disaster movie consultant Scenario: Plan B Entertainment, Brad Pitt’s production company, is planning to remake the 1994 disaster movie Dante’s Peak. Pitt was deeply moved by his experiences working with victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and is passionate about disaster relief. He has asked you to lead his corporate responsibility team. For this assignment, you are being asked to research and write a corporate social responsibility report about the way disasters are depicted in the original Hollywood movie Dante's Peak. Assignment You will need to watch the 1994 movie Dante's Peak and take notes. Then, you will need to do the following: Evaluate the movie’s depiction of human and social responses to disaster: which responses are realistic and which are not? Determine whether or not the movie is socially responsible: what are potential positive or negative social effects of depicting disasters in this way? Recommend ways that the remake could be more socially responsible than the original 1994 version. Three or more peer-reviewed academic citations are needed for full credit. After watching the movie (and taking notes), you can begin this assignment. Please enter your responses in the yellow blank spaces below. Part 1: Which disaster responses are realistic? Identify and describe two realistic human responses to disasters depicted in Dante’s Peak. Cite peer-reviewed academic books or articles to establish what kinds of human responses to disasters are considered realistic. 1.

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