Comparison Between Hollywood Film and Documentary
– Comparison Between Hollywood Film and Documentary Using Hollywood film from (the word document upload) and documentary from the list below, respond to each of the following questions. At a minimum, cite Rudolph and Ayers when answering question. You may use additional sources. 4-6 pages in length each. APA style reference list must be included at the end of each paper.
. 1) What are the similarities and differences between the Hollywood movie and the urban education documentary? Take one scene from each to compare and contrast.
. 2) What are the multiple perspectives and biases evident in both the movie and the film?
. 3) What are the implications of these different forms of representation (stereotypes, myths?) for shaping public opinion?
. 4) What are implications of these different forms of representations for public policy?
. 5) Whose “lens” is privileged and/or perceived as the “right” one in each? Provide evidence to support this.
. 6) Using all the knowledge that you have gained from this course create a better model of urban education. Support your model with research.
. 7) How can your model lead to change?
. 8) What could you do as a beginning educator or member of your community to facilitate change in your local urban public school community?
Hollywood Film/Urban Education Documentary Combination Choices.
Make sure to chose the film that correspond in each column
Hollywood Film Title
Urban Education Documentary Title
|Won’t Back Down||Children in America’s Schools|
|Freedom Writers||American Teacher|
|The Wire (Season IV only)||American Teacher|
|Dangerous Minds||Hard Times at Douglas High|
|Music of The Heart||Boys of Baraka|
|Stand and Deliver||Standardized|
1) What are the similarities and differences between the Hollywood movie and the urban education documentary? Take one scene from each to compare and contrast.
The movie, Dangerous minds has many similarities with Hard Times at Douglas High. The first one is the fact that they are all based on urban schools which are set on poor neighborhoods. By setting the location to this, both try to bring out the idea of the composition of the school due to its setting. For instance in Dangerous minds, the whole problems emanates from the location of the school. The Hard Times at Douglas High..