Areas that must be covered:
- Style and Directing
- Impact of society on the film and vice versa
- Application of at least one approach to analysis and interpretation
- Overall textual themes
- Students must select a film that they have not previously explored in class, either in written assignments or discussion posts.
- Students must establish a coherent thesis statement in the introduction of their paper with a claim that they intend to prove. The body of the essay serves to support the thesis through an analysis of the film and other relevant material.