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Movie corner
P.219

Activity 3



Movie corner





Squanto, A Warrior’s Tale, by Xavier Koller and 
Christopher Stoia, 1994.

Jamestown, by Bill Gallagher, 2017.

Movie selection

The Last of the Mohicans, by Michael Mann, 1992.
Squanto, a Warrior’s Tale, by Xavier Koller, 1994.
The New World, by Terrence Malick, 2005.
The Ridiculous 6 , by Frank Coraci, 2015.
Hostiles , by Scott Cooper, 2017.
Jamestown , by Bill Gallagher, 2017.


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You are in charge of one movie.

1
Select one movie from the list and look up for information on the Internet. Look at the title, the poster, and the movie trailer. Be ready to present it briefly.

2
What image of the Native Americans is conveyed?
Useful vocabulary: This movie was released on…
It was directed by…
It tells the story of…

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Let's talk this out!

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GROUP WORK
MEDIATION

Share your findings with your classmates and learn about other movies.

3
Does this representation of the Native Americans reflect reality?


4
Which one do you feel like watching?

Useful vocabulary: It depicts a…
Native Americans are shown as…
I would like to watch… Talking about this makes me feel like watching…
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Your time to shine!

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5
You were asked to post a review on a page dedicated to Columbus Day on your high school website. Write a short review on the representation of the Native Americans in one movie or TV series. Give suggestions on how to rectify their representation in popular culture.

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From French to English


MEDIATION

La traduction de « (se) rappeler »

  • Remember something → se souvenir de
  • It reminds me of… / calls to mind → faire penser à, évoquer un souvenir
    Ex : We need to remember the massacres of the Natives in order to remind the Americans of their past.
  • Remind to + V / about + N, not let forget → remettre en mémoire
  • Resemble / look like → rappeler / ressembler à quelque chose
    Rappeler → call back / again :
    Ex : He called me back / again (appeler à nouveau)

  • Exercices p. 220


    Over to you!

    Film club

    Let’s use what you have learnt in and / or in !

    On the occasion of Columbus Day, one movie will be projected in your school film club. In small groups, discuss it and choose the best movie to be shown. Be ready to justify your choice.

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