Iah-207-733 – film discussion: “indochine” and “the battle of

Question

In this week’s discussion, and in preparation for your weekly response assignment, you are asked to reply to 2 questions of your choice from the list below, and respond thoughtfully (based on online discussion criteria) to another classmate’s comment.  Your posts must consider how “memory” is constructed through the medium of film, by using specific examples, quotes, and other details from the film to illustrate your point.

You may develop your thoughts by responding to any of the following questions ABOUT THE STORY, ITS CHARACTERS AND EVENTS:

  1. Whether the title of the two films Indochine (Wargnier, 1992) and The Battle of Algiers (Ponticorvo, 1966) adequately represent the actual content of the film. If so, how? if not, what do you think will make a more adequate title? If yes, and no, explain how.
  2. From whose point of view do we have access to the history of French Indochina? Is it from the point of view of the French or from the point of view of the indigenous populations (the Vietnamese in Indochine or the Algerians in The Battle of Algiers).
  3. Whose voice dominates in the films in the representation of Algeria and of Indochina?
  4. Describe the conditions of existence of indigenous people under the colonial system as they are represented in the films The Battle of Algiers and Indochine.  How are the relationships between French and indigenous people represented? How do French characters fit into this?
  5. Discuss the representation of women in both films: are they depicted as powerless/submissive or as having power/ agency, or both? explain how/why using different and specific examples.
  6. Give examples illustrating the indigenous people’s subordinate status, and others that express resistance to colonial oppression.
  7. How is the French colonial system/regime represented?
  8. Whose story is dominant/foregrounded (when one considers the opening and ending of the film)? 
  9. Based on the story, discuss how colonialism disrupts, changes, destroys and/or blurs notions of identity, cultural affiliation, lineage, and belonging.
Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Choose Us

Quality Papers

We value our clients. For this reason, we ensure that each paper is written carefully as per the instructions provided by the client. Our editing team also checks all the papers to ensure that they have been completed as per the expectations.

Professional Academic Writers

Over the years, our Acme Homework has managed to secure the most qualified, reliable and experienced team of writers. The company has also ensured continued training and development of the team members to ensure that it keep up with the rising Academic Trends.

Affordable Prices

Our prices are fairly priced in such a way that ensures affordability. Additionally, you can get a free price quotation by clicking on the "Place Order" button.

On-Time delivery

We pay strict attention on deadlines. For this reason, we ensure that all papers are submitted earlier, even before the deadline indicated by the customer. For this reason, the client can go through the work and review everything.

100% Originality

At Buy An Essay, all papers are plagiarism-free as they are written from scratch. We have taken strict measures to ensure that there is no similarity on all papers and that citations are included as per the standards set.

Customer Support 24/7

Our support team is readily available to provide any guidance/help on our platform at any time of the day/night. Feel free to contact us via the Chat window or support email: support@acmehomework.com.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

We'll send you the first draft for approval by at
Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

Buy An Essay has stood as the world’s leading custom essay writing services providers. Once you enter all the details in the order form under the place order button, the rest is up to us.

Essays

Essay Writing Services

At Buy An Essay, we prioritize on all aspects that bring about a good grade such as impeccable grammar, proper structure, zero-plagiarism and conformance to guidelines. Our experienced team of writers will help you completed your essays and other assignments.

Admissions

Admission and Business Papers

Be assured that you’ll definitely get accepted to the Master’s level program at any university once you enter all the details in the order form. We won’t leave you here; we will also help you secure a good position in your aspired workplace by creating an outstanding resume or portfolio once you place an order.

Editing

Editing and Proofreading

Our skilled editing and writing team will help you restructure you paper, paraphrase, correct grammar and replace plagiarized sections on your paper just on time. The service is geared toward eliminating any mistakes and rather enhancing better quality.

Coursework

Technical papers

We have writers in almost all fields including the most technical fields. You don’t have to worry about the complexity of your paper. Simply enter as much details as possible in the place order section.