Jasmine, Luke, Grace, Benn, Danica, David (Pan's Labrynth)
Cara, Ollie, Martin, Peter, Layla, Beckie (Amelie)
Task: Split into research teams for your documentary to find visuals, B-roll, and footage for your documentary
1. Explore the historical political & social contexts of the countries studied
France in 1995-2000's compare with films like La Haine, investigate Paris Riots -interview Ms Wace, French department
Spain 1940's - Interview Spanish Teachers, Spanish Civil War (me)
Conclusion: How have these contexts affected the messages/themes of the film?
2. Reception/audience response to the films (rotten tomatoes, facebook groups, blogs, IMDB) domestic & global/box office criticism/reviews, how the films were received in their own countries.
Conclusion: What messages did critics read into these films, what criticisms?
3. Authorship - Profile the Directors - Produce a Family tree & Bio - main actors/producers/filmography/style/genre preferences.
Conclusion: What themes or messages are they interested in exploring across their work