Benh Zeitlin has received critical acclaim for his film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, a piece that details the life of a girl named Hushpuppy living in a small Bayou community in the south. Due to its vivid portrayal of a niche community and culture, the film has been described as an Americana masterpiece.
The United States is known for its multitude of different cultures where each state can seem like a separate country at times. So what is it that makes a piece of art or part of culture ‘American’?
Submit each of the following:
1) A treatment (List of characters and plot summary) of a one act play, short film or documentary that represents modern american culture
2) A description of what makes this piece of work “American”?
Note: All ideas should be original. Additionally, there are no jobs being offered in associated with this challenge
|Top 3 share 4500.0||Next 3 share 1500.0|
|500||Dario Guerrero Harvard University|
|500||Pancham Banerjee University of Southern California|
|1500||Shreya Chatterjee University of California at Berkeley|
|1500||Matthew Trimmer Case Western Reserve University|
|1500||Matt Abel Brigham Young University|
|500||Michael Altonji Lehigh University|