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Research Paper Prompt - Option 2: Movement Profile Choose a...

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FTV-244 History of Film to 1945 Prof. Basch Research Paper Write a 5-7 page research paper on one (1) of the following topics. Keep in mind that the time period in question is 1895-1945. Papers must be typed in 12 pt. Times New Roman, double-spaced, contain at least three (3) outside sources, stapled and turned in at the beginning of class on Wednesday, November 28 . Late papers will receive an automatic deduction of one (1) full letter grade. Paper is worth 40% of Final Grade. Option 1: Filmmaker Profile Choose a filmmaker that has NOT been covered in class and write on their lives, careers, films, etc. Use at least two (2) films in your discussion.
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Unformatted text preview: Option 2: Movement Profile Choose a cinematic movement that HAS been discussed in class and write on its social/historical context and definitive qualities. Use at least two (2) films belonging to the movement that have NOT been discussed as evidence. --French Poetic Realism--German Expressionism--Soviet Cinema Option 3: Genre Profile Choose a genre that HAS or WILL HAVE been covered and discuss its qualifying features such as iconography/motifs, theme, formal elements and narratives. Use at least two (2) films that have NOT been discussed and exemplify the genre as evidence.--Horror--Screwball Comedy--Western--Film Noir...
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