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MIDTERM EXAMINATION

In pairs, develop a scene based on a phone conversation between two people in different places. Adhere to all the following: Complete object exercises for both characters. Beats for both characters. Complete scored script. Fourth wall (s) listening: find the reaction beat. Base the scene on your own shared experiences and characters based on your […]

THE PROGRESSION OF EARLY CINEMA: AMERICA

Edweard Muybridge (1885) Thomas Alva Edison (1893) Black Maria Studio Fred Ott’s Sneeze

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RACISM AS PART OF THE HISTORICAL NARRATIVE: MALAYSIAN EDITION

  Just in time for our discussion of the propagandistic elements at the end of Birth of a Nation comes this article in Malaysiakini. Note how these drawings in Utusan employ the same basic techniques as Griffith used to portray blacks in Reconstruction to portray the Communists (Chinese) during the Emergency.    

SAD POSTING

Aleesha Farhana, the transgender Malaysian who was referred to in the Straits Times article about HER as Moh’d Ashraf Haviz died today at age 26. The cause was a heart attack and low blood pressure.

THE END

Our final screening, Dr Strangelove, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb provides a suitable apocalypse for our course. Thanks for all your good work.

BLOGGED ESSAY: KAI OLLEH

ET 15: SINGING IN THE RAIN: MUSICAL NUMBERS “They don’t talk. They don’t act. They just make a lot of dumb show”. With reference to the character Kathy played by Debbie Reynolds, the musical film “Singin’ in the Rain” depicts the microcosm of growing film industry and a star system as a false image, without […]