Film Critique Guidelines North American Indians
Papers responses should be 3 pages long.
They should be typed and double spaced. 12 point Times New Roman, 1 inch margins on all sides.
Watch the film and film events through the lens of indigenous concepts we have discussed in course
Relate the film’s situations or messages to the course readings and concepts and to situations in the real
world. How do these issues in the films and readings fit into the broader society and its perspectives and
Notice if there are any cinematic tools that indicate bias. Pay attention to language and assumptions
made in the films and readings. How do these assumptions differ from mainstream presentations of
Discuss how the films and the readings interact. Do they cover the same topics with similar
perspectives? Conflicting perspectives? Simply different perspectives? Do they cover different but
In your paper, include your reflections and reactions to the events and ideas in the films and readings.
link to the movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqurstPL6kI