Southwestern Oklahoma State University Hollywood a Civil Action Film PPT

Hollywood Opportunity

The film is a means for you to identify and explain your understanding of course

topics present in the film.

Form a team of 4 people.

DO NOT recite the movie plot or give a scene-by-scene description.

Instead explain how our course subject is present in the film or the message(s) the film

conveys regarding humanity, integrity, and the presence of remarkable human will.

You will not have time to discuss the whole movie.

Focus on connecting the character(s) / scene(s) to course topics and examples.

You will have 20 minutes to convey your understanding of the course content.

After your presentation, you will respond to my questions.

For you to receive points, your presentation must be well outlined and rehearsed.

In order for you to take advantage of this opportunity, you must plan your time carefully.

Do not go over the allotted time.

To make the VoiceThread:

Click on VT link at bottom of assignment. Once you use this link, the page needs to be refreshed to access the link again.

Click on Individual VT

Create new VoiceThread

+ Add Media (load PPt slides)

Add Comments (Once slides are loaded, Click on “+” symbol at the bottom of the VT screen).

Share your voicethread with the class

Below are examples of films you may use. You may choose another film but you must get my approval. I recognize it is possible some of you will find them offensive or disturbing. You are welcome to find something that suits your taste and is approved by me.

The film list

12 Angry Men

42

A Civil Action

American Beauty

Casablanca

Cast Away

Chef

Crimes and

Misdemeanors

Crimson Tide

Draft Day

Elizabeth

Invictus

It’s a Wonderful Life

Lincoln

Little Miss Sunshine

Magnolia

Merchant of Venice

Michael Clayton

Philadelphia

Pirates Of Silicon Valley

Risky Business

Rounders

Scent of a Woman

Shawshank Redemption

The Company Men

The Contender

The Founder

The Godfather I or II

The Princess Bride

The Sting

Tin Cup

Up In The Air

Grading Criteria

On time, adhered to time guidelines.

Well prepared and organized. Presentation of ideas flowed logically.

25%

Clearly and accurately explained course content and its application in the film.

Demonstrated depth of knowledge of course topics by responding well to questions.

75%

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