Film Analysis

You can watch the film with English subtitle.
Here’s the link for the film:

The papers will have three basic parts— 

. 1) a brief (one paragraph) summary or overview of the film; 

. 2) a one-page analysis or discussion of a film in terms of what it shows about cultural life; and 

. 3) your personal response or thoughts about the film. 

Try to focus on the following themes:
• Tensions between modernity and tradition 

• Gender as a cultural construction 

• The impact of history and politics on everyday life 

• Self-making and ethical subjectivity 

• Challenges of everyday cultural life: Family, ritual, stigma, and humor.