Historical Film Critique and Comparison

Submitted by Alexander Justice on June 4th, 2015
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Short Description: 

This assignment asks students to compare the dramatization of a historical event to the historical writing about the same event.

Learning Outcomes: 

Critical thinking

Film and TVHistory

Individual or Group:

Suggested Citation: 
Justice, Alexander. "Historical Film Critique and Comparison." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2015.


This is great. How did you select the films listed? Have you found any types that students particularly struggled with (e.g. movies about more recent history- 20th cent., dramatizations of American history, etc.)?