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S TallmanASB 327: Disaster!, Assignment 2Writing Assignment: You are a disaster movie consultantScenario:Plan B Entertainment, Brad Pitt’s production company, is planning to remake the 1997disaster movie Dante’s Peak. Pitt was deeply moved by his experiences working with victims ofHurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and is passionate about disaster relief. He has asked you tolead his corporate responsibility team. For this assignment, you are being asked to research andwrite a corporate social responsibility report about the way disasters are depicted in the originalHollywood movie Dante's Peak.AssignmentYou will need to watch the 1997 movie Dante's Peak and take notes. Then, you willneed to do the following: Evaluate the movie’s depiction of human and social responses todisaster: which responses are realistic and which are not? Determine whether or not the movie issocially responsible: what are potential positive or negative social effects of depicting disasters inthis way? Recommend ways that the remake could be more socially responsible than the original1997 version. Three or more peer-reviewed academic citationsare needed for full credit.After watching the movie (and taking notes), you can begin this assignment. Please enter yourresponses 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. Citepeer-reviewed academic books or articles to establish what kinds of human responses to disastersare considered realistic.

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Term
Summer
Professor
Wutich
Tags
The Land, Volcano, Dante s Peak

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