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In what major ways are the readings in favor of classical Hollywood cinema, and in what major ways are they against classical Hollywood cinema?
1. I Am Joaqun by Rodolfo Corky Gonzalez 2. A Cinema of Failure, a Cinema of Hunger: The Films of Efran Gutirrez by Gregg Barrios 3. Articles about Efran Gutirrez 4. Notes on Chicano cinema by Jason C. Johansen 5. The Aztln Film Institute’s Top 100 List by Chon Noriega 6. From Selena to Walkout An Interview with Moctesuma Esparza by Kathryn F. Galn 7. Interview: Gronk and Gamboa and Gronk: No Movie Maker (1980) from Urban Exile Collected Writings of Harry Gamboa Jr. 8. Between a Weapon and a Formula: Chicano Cinema and Its Contexts by Chon A. Noriega Analyze, Review, and Compare the articles using the Lecture Notes as your perspective. Cite at least (1) example from each article that supports your analysis and comparison of the articles. These are some questions to help guide you, but in no way meant to limit your essay. In what major ways are the readings in favor of classical Hollywood cinema, and in what major ways are they against classical Hollywood cinema? What message(s) do the articles aim to communicate about Hollywood and Chicana/o/x Cinema and, by implication, our world? What is it saying explicitly? What is it saying implicitly? What examples can you cite that communicate these messages? How do the politics of the articles and the way they inform intertwine? Academic dishonest papers (using as one’s own ideas writings, materials, or images of someone else without acknowledgement or permission) will receive 0 points for the assignment. The Essay should conform to the following format: Typed, double spaced with 1-inch margins Common 12 point font (Times New Roman or Courier) COVER Page (Title of your paper, your name, course title and number, date) Introduction Thesis Statement (What your paper will cover) Body Conclusion or Summary Reference page (only if you use sources other than the films & readings from this course)