Edison Kinetoscope Films and the Justification of Genocide

Required Materials:
Filipinos Retreat From Trenches (Edison Films, 1899) 
https://www.loc.gov/item/98501198/

The Ethnographic Spectacle of the 'Other' Filipinos in Early Cinema by Jospeh Palis
PART I: Cultural Energizer - War and Cinema
Name a war film that you have seen and/or enjoyed. 
Under what context was that film made? (ie. Apocalypse Now and the Vietnam War)
How were the protagonists presented? How were the antagonists presented?
What level of depth of were they presented?
What was the overall message of the film?

We will go around the class and have students answer these questions.

PART II: Critical Concepts

PART III: Cultural Production
PART IV: Conclusive Dialogue
Little Brown Brothers and the Policy of Benevolent Assimilation
PART I: Cultural Energizer - 
PART II: Critical Concepts
PART III: Cultural Production
PART IV: Conclusive Dialogue
Pensionados and the American Dream
PART I: Cultural Energizer
PART II: Critical Concepts
PART III: Cultural Production
PART IV: Conclusive Dialogue
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