Analysis Of The Film ' The Watsons Go At Birmingham ' Essay

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Kaylynn Foulk AMST 301 Professor Linkletter September 14, 2016 My Project: Analysis of the film The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1. I will use the following course reading in my analysis: Wallace Thurman, “The Blacker the Berry”. 2. I will use the following lecture material in my analysis: lectures from section on race to be determined and the lecture on racial identity. 3. I will analyze my subject (The Watsons Go to Birmingham) from the perspective of: race. 4. I will need to do dependent research on the following subjects: history of the Civil Rights Movement emphasis on race, North vs. South in America during 1963, and the impact of the Birmingham Church Bombing. 5. My working thesis is currently as follows: The movie, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, portrays how society treated African Americans during the 1960s. Kenny Watson, the lead character, shows the viewers how he sees the world through his eyes as a child while facing with racism and violence in Birmingham, Alabama during the summer of 1963. I. Introduction: The movie, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, portrays how society treated African Americans during the 1960s. Kenny Watson, the lead character, shows the viewers how he sees the world through his eyes as a child while facing with racism and violence in Birmingham, Alabama during the summer of 1963. II. The Watsons Go to Birmingham reflect American attitudes about race by using pieces of history and symbolism in the film. A. Context of The Watsons Go to Birmingham in
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