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Scripting the Past: Exploring Women’s History Through Film

Learning Objectives
# To learn about the craft of filmmaking and role of the screenwriter within the filmmaking process.
# To examine a first-person documentary narrative from a screenwriter’s point of view, focusing on the kinds of information needed to create a story that will bring the past to life on film.
# To gather contextual details required for a film treatment through historical research.
# To consider the relationship between historical narrative and the storytelling conventions of film.
# To produce a film scenario and script a scene based on the life of a historical figure.

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