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Barrier-Breaking Women In Indian Cinema, Paulina Sobczak 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Barrier-Breaking Women In Indian Cinema, Paulina Sobczak

Communication Student Works

During the last 100 years, Indian Cinema has played a major role in the influence of certain attitudes toward women in Indian society. Early on, women were portrayed as evil temptresses, sex symbols, and/or damsels in distress. These roles went against equality and were far more challenging for the women in Indian films. In 1954, a group of about 13,000 women petitioned the prime minister that these character types were unacceptable. They believed these films were having a negative effect on society, especially for the generations to come. This short documentary showcases the journey of the women who ...


A Thesis Presented To The Faculty Of The Humanities And Teacher Education Division, Pepperdine University, Brielle Yuke Li 2020 Pepperdine University

A Thesis Presented To The Faculty Of The Humanities And Teacher Education Division, Pepperdine University, Brielle Yuke Li

Theses and Dissertations

Storyteller as cultural leader -- The answer : pilot "Ice cream addiction" -- Ten years later -- The last train to Death Valley.


Fellowship Of The Misery, Malachi James Moore 2020 Loyola Marymount University

Fellowship Of The Misery, Malachi James Moore

LMU/LLS Theses and Dissertations

Charles Marques Jr. has only known himself as a football player. Living in a modern society that embraces a culture of masculine toxicity has subconsciously driven him into an unyielding pursuit for love, both in himself and others. Charles' relentless effort to prove his worth on and off the field, however, is compromised once he arrives to college and suffers from his first injury. It is in this time of dejection and isolation that Charles discovers the damaging effect of not knowing who you are as a person, and is finally forced to find a voice on his own.


Escaping Suburbia: A Study In Film Auteur Pertaining To Tim Burton And The Coen Brothers, Morgan Bedard 2020 Central Washington University

Escaping Suburbia: A Study In Film Auteur Pertaining To Tim Burton And The Coen Brothers, Morgan Bedard

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This project will focus on the concept of “Auteur Theory” which is a particular film theory branch that emphasizes the filmmaker as the “author” of their work. “Auteur” is a French word meaning “author” in the sense of a person holding complete creative control. Studying Auteur Theory allows for viewers to better understand the filmmaker as a person by connecting visual patterns to the auteurs’ own life. The “filmmaker” in Auteur Theory is defined as the director and they must exercise almost or complete control of all aspects of a film. Distinct visual characteristics as well as repeated casting of ...


A Thesis Presented To The Faculty Of The Humanities And Teacher Education Division, Pepperdine University, DeAnn M. SanVal 2020 Pepperdine University

A Thesis Presented To The Faculty Of The Humanities And Teacher Education Division, Pepperdine University, Deann M. Sanval

Theses and Dissertations

Essay : "I spit on your agony!" -- Script 1 : You only live once -- Script 2 : I love your hate -- Script 3 : New money -- Script 4 : Love at first site.


Here To Win, Not Here To Settle, Sarah Kaino 2019 Chapman University

Here To Win, Not Here To Settle, Sarah Kaino

Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

Ethnic representation goes beyond color blind casting, the diversity of actors, or non-stereotypical casting choices. It is not just a matter of minorities being included in mainstream storylines, but minorities being able to tell their own stories as well. The relevance and relatability of storytelling in film and theatre transcends culture, which is in part the beauty of these mediums. But the impact of Asian Americans seeing stories from their own culture cannot be exchanged for anything less because there is no substitute for visibility. Movies are the source of inspiration for many. Movies can also reinforce a transparent ceiling ...


Pathos, Fall 2019, Portland State University. Student Publications Board 2019 Portland State University

Pathos, Fall 2019, Portland State University. Student Publications Board

Pathos

Editor: Sadie Jordan


Answer Me, Edward Ting 2019 Dartmouth College

Answer Me, Edward Ting

CLAMANTIS: The MALS Journal

No abstract provided.


Schizophrenia In Film: The Missing Narrative, Art Thomas 2019 Ursinus College

Schizophrenia In Film: The Missing Narrative, Art Thomas

Media and Communication Studies Summer Fellows

Film characters with schizophrenia are most often depicted as (1) violent and threatening or (2) extraordinary and talented. As a result of these cinematic representations, audiences have false assumptions about the reality of schizophrenia. Films give the impression that people with schizophrenia should be separated from society in some way by being placed in a mental institution or on a pedestal to show that even a sick brain can be marvelous.

I studied films that portray schizophrenic characters in order to identify a story that is not being told by Hollywood. By looking at the romantic, platonic, and familial relationships ...


Untitled Screenplay, Lora A. Herman 2019 Portland State University

Untitled Screenplay, Lora A. Herman

University Honors Theses

The following document is a working copy of an untitled fictional screenplay in which the story and characters are the original work of Lora A. Herman.

In 2082 North America, the United States no longer exists as a governing entity. The vast majority of the landscape that once comprised the USA is unlivable due to irreparable advances in climate change -- flood, fire, freeze, and drought.

The remaining society has restructured itself to focus less on controlling its population and their free will, and to instead focus on maintaining the integrity of and resources for the man-made contained communities that allow ...


It's Me, Sarah, Fabiola Y. Andrade Chinchilla 2019 University of New Orleans

It's Me, Sarah, Fabiola Y. Andrade Chinchilla

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

This paper describes the making of It’s Me, Sarah, a University of New Orleans thesis film. It explores the process of creating the film in three parts. Part one will examine the pre-production, including the writing and preparation for the shoot. Part two will detail the production, including the shooting affairs. Part three will cover the post-production process, which will include the editing. The document will then reference these three segments regarding the film’s theme and will conclude by evaluating whether the final film achieves its intended conception.


Past The Darkness, Kathleen M. Vieira 2019 University of New Orleans

Past The Darkness, Kathleen M. Vieira

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

This paper will discuss the making of my thesis film, Past the Darkness. I will describe the entire process including story conception, film production, and post-production stages. I will also evaluate the merits, flaws, and outcome of this project.


Mom's Money: A Dark Comedy, Buddy Ketelle 2019 Stephen F. Austin State University

Mom's Money: A Dark Comedy, Buddy Ketelle

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis will recount the making of the feature film Mom’s Money which I produced, edited, wrote and directed. My influences on the story and visual style of the film will be discussed as well as my prior work and the way those combined forces drew me to make this film. Breaking this into the three stages of filmmaking- Production, Pre-Production and Post Production- I will explore the film from its conception to its completion. The collaborative nature of filmmaking and the way the particular collaborators I had on this film gave me an advantage (while still providing an ...


Slotus, Alison F. Huntley, Michael F.X. Daley 2019 Loyola Marymount University

Slotus, Alison F. Huntley, Michael F.X. Daley

Honors Thesis

When a paranoid, image-obsessed woman becomes Second Lady of the United States, she will protect herself and her family from the (often non-existent) eyes of the press no matter what - despite her three step-children’s protests.


16:9 - A Study Of Manipulating Perceptions Through Movement, Samantha Weeks 2019 Dominican University of California

16:9 - A Study Of Manipulating Perceptions Through Movement, Samantha Weeks

Honors Theses

This thesis explores the concepts of editing and manipulating through the deconstruction and rebuilding of ideas. Inspiration sprung through researching the job of a film editor, and noting how an editing action takes place in everyday life. Using Thelma Schoonmaker’s body of work, which includes her film editing on a number of Martin Scorcese's films, I examined this idea of manipulation through choreographing my Senior Dance Project. Titled 16:9, the dance also shows the power of deconstruction through a thoughtfully constructed short film, which is presented halfway through. A film editor can take documentary footage and make ...


The Power And Importance Of Women In Television And Film, Rachael MacKinnon 2019 Syracuse University

The Power And Importance Of Women In Television And Film, Rachael Mackinnon

Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects

Glazed, the pilot episode of a situation comedy series, is just beginning to explore what the world of television has in store for women in 2018. At a time like now where women across the nation are feeling the important effects of entering the Fourth Wave of feminism, there is no time like the present to celebrate the beautiful mind that is that of a woman.

For far too long, women in television have been just something to merely look at. More often than not, the crew would be comprised of mostly men: the strong-willed directors, the scandalous producers, the ...


Avocado Lovers, Burak Azakoglu 2019 Loyola Marymount University

Avocado Lovers, Burak Azakoglu

LMU/LLS Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Pathos, Spring 2019, Portland State University. Student Publications Board 2019 Portland State University

Pathos, Spring 2019, Portland State University. Student Publications Board

Pathos

Editor: Sadie Jordan


Fight, Flight, Freeze: A Series Of Short Films On Sexual Assault, Emma Mazurek 2019 DePauw University

Fight, Flight, Freeze: A Series Of Short Films On Sexual Assault, Emma Mazurek

Honor Scholar Theses

No abstract provided.


More Than Anything, Cassie Mae Hess 2019 Loyola Marymount University

More Than Anything, Cassie Mae Hess

LMU/LLS Theses and Dissertations

When a traumatized ballerina discovers a system of sexual assault in her company, she grapples with the decision to expose her assaulter at the risk of ruining her career.


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