Film: BlacKkKlansman, Directed by Spike Lee 2018 HBO
Philosophy: Existentialism – Kierkegaard and Nietzsch
– Instructions – Please read carefully After watching the required weekly film, students will write a 1-2 page analysis paper using the philosophy covered in the course. You are free to discuss the film as you wish, just be sure to focus on the philosophical content of the film to analyze the film. Also, use quotes from the readings to defend your analysis, your thoughts about the film. Please DO NOT hand in a plot synapses, a summary of the film, or a list of things you enjoyed about the film, but rather analyze the film for its philosophical, ethical, moral, political, etc content. Be sure to think for yourself. Please do not rely on the commentary of others for composing your paper. Your ideas matter! The goal is to bring together the course readings and the film to defend your opinion about the philosophical content of the film. Summaries and film synopsis will result in zero points.(Five points each, 30 points total)
General Criteria •250 to 500 words •Double Spaced •1” Margins •Avenir or New Times Roman •Cite ALL resources. You do NOT need to use any particular style (e.g., APA or MLA). Pick one style and be consistent. For example, after a quote, (Rousseau, p. 572). Also, please include a Bibliography •You may use first person “I” •Upload on Canvas •4 at 5 points each, total 20 points.