--Johanna Schmertz, “Filmcomp: Reframing Writing Pedagogy through Film”
- Move out of “like/dislike” and into more analytical terrain such as (for instance) identification/distance.
- “disorienting” / “sentimental” (camera angles? music? editing? perspective? cinematic space?)
- Opportunity to analyze primary and secondary texts together
- Gives students a “lens” through which to view the film
- In the absence of theory readings, reviews can give students a sense of the public reception of a film and potentially locate critical issues to explore
- Google search on “screen capture program” will turn up several examples.
- Recommended: www.any-capture.com
--from Dulce Cruz, “Mapping the Use of Feature Films in Composition Classes”