Film Review

  Film Review: Please choose one of the following films to watch:


12 Years a Slave


The Grapes of Wrath

Saving Private Ryan

Mississippi Burning

Forrest Gump


In a well-crafted 4 page response, please discuss the film within the context of the course, identifying the important themes as they pertain to our broader understanding of American history. This review should not focus on whether you enjoyed the film or notbut, rather, should analyze the importance of this movie as part of your understanding of American history. Quality responses should reference scenes and themes from the film as well as appropriate readings from the class itself.