Help me study for my Film class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.
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1. Using a Third Cinema manifesto (either “Toward a Third Cinema” by Solanas and Getino OR “For an Imperfect Cinema” by Julio García Espinosa) as a starting point, identify an American film that you believe aligns with the manifesto’s values, and values of Third Cinema in general, and argue why this is the case.
2. Choose a film released in the past five years featuring a protagonist belonging to a marginalized community. From a social and historical perspective, how does this representation differ from past representations of the protagonist’s community in film?3. Drawing on in-class readings and taking at least three films into account, how has the Hays Code shaped American perceptions of what “mainstream” (or “alternative”) film is?
4. Select a recently released (within the past five years) international film and demonstrate the influence (or lack of influence) of transnationalism/globalization on the film (its content, production, distribution, and/or reception).