Historical Film Critique and Comparison

Submitted by Alexander Justice on June 4th, 2015
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Short Description: 

This assignment asks students to compare the dramatization of a historical event to the historical writing about the same event.

Learning Outcomes: 

Critical thinking

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Suggested Citation: 
Justice, Alexander. "Historical Film Critique and Comparison." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2015. https://projectcora.org/assignment/historical-film-critique-and-comparison.


This is great. How did you select the films listed? Have you found any types that students particularly struggled with (e.g. movies about more recent history- 20th cent., dramatizations of American history, etc.)?