You may only due one extra credit assignment per semester.
You may watch and write a critical response to one of the following films: o Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase
(DVC Media Center VHS-1824, or youtube.com: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH7OmG2aUL4). ▪ A short, seven minute animated (claymation) mostly modern art masterpieces morphing into each other. o Unbearable Lightness of Being
▪ Tomas is a doctor in 1960s Czechoslovakia, an apolitical man who is in love
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with Tereza; his more sophisticated lover Sabina eventually accepts their relationship and the two women form a friendship. The three are caught up in the events of the Prague Spring (1968), until the Soviet tanks crush the non-violent rebels.
The Long Walk Home
▪ Based on a true story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-1956.
Pablo Picasso; A Primitive Soul
(an A&E Biography at the CCC public Library).
▪ This is an A&E
of the life and work of Pablo Picasso.
Execution of Justice
(may be difficult to find)
▪ The true story of the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk on November 27, 1978, told from the perspective of the assassin Dan White.
Make a "soundtrack" for this class. Put together and explain how your choices in songs represent the themes we have covered in class. (Include the audio).
Read Jorges Luis Borges' T he Book