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20 October, 2013

THE BUTLER / Le Majordome ( 2013 Film)

Filed under: Myths and heroes,US History — csa1 @ 11:04

The Butler is a recent film in which the four notions are developped

MYTHS AND HEROES

THE IDEA OF PROGRESS

SPACES AND EXCHANGES

PLACES AND FORMS OF POWER

  • MYTHS AND HEROES
  1. Myths : The American dream, ‘I have a dream’ : myth or real life?
  2. Heroes : Martin luther king, Ghandi, Malcom X, Rosa Parks,(Angela Davis), Mamie Till Mobley whose son Emmet Till was murdered for looking at a white girl), John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy.
  3. Successful actors : Sydney Poitier (mentioned in 2 of his films: In The Heat Of The Night, Guess Who’s Coming For Dinner) Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker,Jane Fonda…
  • THE IDEA OF PROGRESS
  1. The evolution of the family
  2. From slavery to Obama (How the African-American people’s situation evolved in the USA)
  3. The fight to stop segregation.
  • SPACES AND EXCHANGES
  1. The plantation society in the US during slavery
  2. The Jim Crow Laws (Separate but Equal) and the segregation
  3. The American Civil War
  4. The Vietnam War
  • PLACES AND FORMS OF POWER
  1. The US Constitution
  2. The political system in the USA
  3. The US elections
  4. The Ku Klux Klan
  5. The Black Panthers
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