hey, im taking class about Spanish culture. i attached explanation and rubric about the assignment. I want you to write two films analysis papers. you can choose between two films for each as it shown in the guideline below.Each paper has to be two pages longplease follow the guideline and let me know if you have any question.
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I will accept the Film Analysis up to one week after the due date with no penalty to your grade.
Submissions turned in more week after the due date will receive a 20% reduction of your grade.
Each report is worth 75 points. You receive 10 points for turning in the document in any form.
Then there are 20 points given for “Form” and 15 points for “Content” for each of the three
areas of the analysis.
Form: 20 points – Document is very well written, very well organized, easy to follow
and with very few if any spelling, grammar or punctuation errors. Vocabulary is very rich,
specific, appropriate and descriptive. Follows format perfectly.
18 points – Document is generally well written and well-organized but has a few spelling,
grammar or punctuation errors. Vocabulary is generally good and generally appropriate
and descriptive. Follows format well.
16 points – Document is generally fairly well written and organized but has more than a
few spelling, grammar or punctuation errors. Vocabulary is generally adequate and
generally appropriate and somewhat descriptive. Follow format in general.
14 points – Document is generally not well written and organized and it has more than a
few spelling, grammar or punctuation errors. Vocabulary is more general and repetitive
and less descriptive. Follows format somewhat.
12 points – Document is not well written and is poorly organized and has repeated,
systemic spelling, grammar or punctuation errors. Vocabulary is very general and
repetitive and not very descriptive. Follows format very little.
5 points – Document is poorly written and poorly organized but has numerous spelling,
grammar or punctuation errors. Vocabulary is general, inadequate and not descriptive
or appropriate. Doesn’t follow format at all.
Content (for each paragraph/section):
15 points – Information is very cohesive, specific, thorough, complete, appropriate,
interesting and well explained. Analysis is very well thought-out and has depth and very
13.5 points – Information is cohesive, specific, thorough, complete, appropriate,
interesting and well explained. Analysis is well thought out, and has some depth and
12 points – Information is generally cohesive. It is as general as specific, somewhat
thorough, complete, appropriate, interesting and well explained. Analysis is somewhat
well thought out, and has some depth and adequate explanation.
10.5 points – Information is somewhat cohesive. It is more general than specific,
somewhat superficial, not thorough, incomplete, inappropriate at times, not very
interesting and not well explained. Analysis is generally not well thought out, and is
generally superficial and has only some explanation.
9 points – Information is generally not cohesive. It is mostly general, not thorough,
incomplete, inappropriate and poorly explained. Analysis is not at all well thought out,
and is superficial and it has inadequate explanation
7.5 points – Information is not cohesive. It is very general, incomplete, inappropriate
and very poorly-explained. Analysis is very weak and superficial and it has almost no
Spanish 110 – Fall 2019 Explanation and Rubric for Film Analysis
Apart from actually traveling to another country, watching a film from or about another country
and culture is one of the very best ways to explore that country/culture. Two times during the
course you must watch a film from the Spanish-speaking world and write a description and an
analysis of the film. Each time you can choose between two films. Follow these guidelines,
schedule and film choices and include this information:
Paragraph 1 – Film, setting, plot and characters (between 150 – 250 words) 24
Who is the director of the film and in what country was the film made/produced?
Where and when does the story seen in the film take place?
What is the film about?
What is the plot and what happens?
Who are the major characters, what are they like and how do they relate to one another?
Paragraph 2 – Cultural analysis (between 150 – 250 words) – Using the USA or your native
country as a point of comparison write a paragraph that describes and analyzes the
country/culture portrayed in the film. Here are some things you can compare and analyze
(depending on the film):
Basics in life like housing and living conditions, transportation, food etc.
Relationships with family, friends
Formal/business/ interactions and activities
Role of authority at societal level (military, police, law etc.) and personal (family, job
Gender roles and interactions between genders
Social classes and interactions between social classes
Anything that stands out to you as a good point of comparison/analysis
Paragraph 3 – Your analysis (between 150 – 250 words)
Does this film make you think strongly that people, life and cultures are basically the
same, or are basically very different because of the place and time period? Explain.
What do you think the film’s director is trying to achieve or tell us with this film? Does
What are your personal opinions about the film? Did you like it? Why?
What did you learn from it?
Would the film be appropriate/good for use in Span 110? Explain.
Due Dates are as follows:
Film Analysis #1 by Tuesday, Sept 24 – Watch one (1) of the following films and submit your
report to D2L:
Entre Nos/Under the Same Moon (2009) – Directed by Patricia Riggen. Available on
Vudu, Amazon Prime and iTunes
Roma (2018)- Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Available on Netflix.
Film Analysis #2 by Tuesday, Oct. 29. – Watch one of the following films and submit your
report to D2L:
Diarios de motocicleta/The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) – Directed by Walter Salles.
Available on Vudu, Amazon Prime and iTunes
Tango (1998). Directed by Carlos Saura
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