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I just saw 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her and would recommend that for your course, but again, it's not out on DVD, at least not in this country, so it wouldn't be on Netflix.  I watched a rather beat-up VHS copy from the library.

Scott

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Date:          Wed, 2 Aug 2006 15:02:25 +0300

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>Subject: [SCREEN-L] Suggestions for rhetoric of/and film class
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>Hello all,
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>I am teaching a graduate course called Rhetoric of/and Film this fall.  I'm looking for some suggestions for films.  I'd like to cover about ten or so, at least half documentary.  I'm so overwhelmed with the sheer number of options right now I'm having trouble settling on something, so I thought I'd send a request for any suggestions, ideas, etc.  I'm looking for a variety of films that will offer us the opportunity to examine ideology and how it is presented in varying methods and degrees.  
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>There are a few restrictions: 
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>The students are graduate students in English and/or rhetoric, not film students.  Some of them will have had other film classes with me, but most will not have.  Though the list below may seem like films everyone has seen, the sad truth is that most of my students will have seen maybe one or two of them.  Only one student will have seen them all, but she's one of my Netflix buddies.  
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>The class is an online class, so the films will have to be obtained through means such as Netflix or GreenCine.  So no Nanook.  
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>Here's what I have so far: (It's very tentative)
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>Documentaries
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>Triumph of the Will (Netflix has it!!)
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>Fog of War
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>Bowling for Columbine
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>Rashomon 
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>Philadelphia
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>The Quiet American
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>The New World 
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>Three Kings
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>Crash
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>Thanks in advance for any help.
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>Lou
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