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SpinningButter - Nesha Neycheva EDTE 121 May 12, 2010...

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Nesha Neycheva EDTE 121 May 12, 2010 SPINNING INTO BUTTER The movie, Spinning into Butter , is a clever, accomplished drama about what is, at least in America, a conflict-ridden issue: "race" or racism. Set at a small liberal arts college in Vermont called Belmont College, the story is put in motion when someone starts leaving "threatening, racist notes" on the door of one of the few black / Afro- American students there, Simon Brick. Only about 7 characters appear in the movie. The movie is centered on Dean of Students Sarah Daniels. Other roles include two older administrators, a reporter and two students. Sarah gets off on the wrong foot even before the racist notes have been brought to her attention, while trying to help a student, Patrick Chibas, get a scholarship. Designated for "an outstanding minority student" she wants to find the appropriate label regarding his racial-ethnic background so that the scholarship advisory board will understand he is a minority. Patrick wants to be called a "Nuyorican"; Sarah thinks the
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course GE 121 taught by Professor Zin during the Spring '11 term at CSU Sacramento.

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