Instructions for Indigenous Film Theory and Criticism Essay In 1000 words, write


Instructions for Indigenous Film Theory and Criticism Essay
In 1000 words, write an essay explicating Lee Schweninger’s thesis as articulated in the
Introduction to Imagic Moments. What is his main argument (the claims he sets out to
support in the book)? What are his key terms and concepts? Compare (noting
similarities and differences) Michelle Raheja’s thesis as articulated in her first chapter of
Reservation Reelism to that of Schweninger. What is her main argument (the claims she
sets out to support in her book)? What are her key terms and concepts? What do you find
useful in their approaches? This is an exercise to help you to work through Indigenous
film theory and criticism as a first step to developing your own thesis and method before
writing your final research essay.
Formatting the Essay:
Essays must be double-spaced and formatted according to the MLA Style Guide.
MS Word is the preferred word processing software for all submitted essays.
Works Cited page:
Include all sources cited in alphabetical order by author’s last name.
Do not use a cover page; place your name and other identifiers in a caption at the top left
margin of the first page of your essay:
Name
Course number and name
Professor’s name
Date submitted
Title of Essay (centred on page)


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