Trad 101 sec. 40 The French Speaking World Teresa Hall Lydia Koch Amanda Korson Kiel Andersen Jeff Guba
Somalia, where people are controlled by a corrupt leader. 123 elite U.S. soldiers dropped into Somalia to capture 2 top lieutenants of a renegade warlord. In any battle no man is left behind. A situation where U.S. soldiers became the hunted.
Plot to Black Hawk Down 123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture 2 top Lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed somalis.
Genre and Main Themes Genre: - Documentary feature film -Based on a true story -Action set adrenaline rush Main Themes: - To illustrate how one leader can change a country and almost destroy all of the country’s people. - Express how one country will do what it must to help the people of another country survive.
Relationship with issues explored in class When talking about the French Speaking world there have been very many issues explored within the continent of Africa alone. The film “Black Hawk Down” explores the idea of how a country reacted after Africa gained independence from French rule. The key issue is to relate to how leadership in Somalia has developed and to truly understand why the U.S. chose to intervene with the leadership of Somalia.