From the counterculture of the sixties to films by people who studied filmmaking in school. Let’s engage with campus unrest, riots, a backlash against feminism and blaxploitation. Film to watch is Easy Rider (Hopper, 1969).
Based on Easy Rider (Hopper, 1969) and American Cinema- Chapter 14: The 1960s The Counterculture Strikes Back, Chapter 15: The Film School Generation ( the file “Book1”)
—-> Respond on questions in a short paragraph:
1.Post your own question on the discussion board for the class about Easy Rider. Your question should be grounded in film analysis and not just an easy opinion question. Be sure to follow up on the answers and add your own opinion.
What is meant by the “Film School Generation”? Pick your favorite director from this group and discuss what there background was, how they started making films and what their first film was. Have you seen this? Name a few of your favorite films by this director and explain how it fits into their filmmaking career. (Remember www.imdb.com is always a great resource) [(+/-)350-400 words]
2. .Respond to the 2 posts attached in which you supposed to ask one question on the end of your answer ( Discussion Board 1 –> 2 posts (each answer –> (+/-)150 words) (posts in attachment “DB55”)