Make-Up Assignment PUP 200 Cities in Cinema The following make-up assignment provides students the opportunity to recover points lost due to one absence. The score earned on the assignment will replace the lowest quiz and activity score earned during the semester. Assignment Overview
In this assignment, you are given the task of identifying a film that would be appropriate to watch in this course. The film you nominate should not only have been shot in a city, but more importantly, should be an example of cities in cinema. Consider a movie that is actually about a city, where a significant portion of the film takes place outdoors in a city, or where the city has a profound impact on the actions of the characters in the film. Submitting the Nomination
Craft an essay that includes the following:
Provide background information on the movie you are nominating.
Explain why it is an appropriate film for a class on cities in cinema (see above).
Clearly identify how the film relates to concepts discussed in lecture.
Your written essay should be no less than 1 page (double-spaced) and no more than 2 pages in length. All essays should reflect your own individual work. Any direct quotes from sources utilized must be cited properly with page numbers using a consistent citation style throughout. Sources should also be listed in a reference section at the end of the essay. Your essay should be thoroughly proofread for spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors. Essays containing excessive errors will not be accepted for credit. Essays are due Monday August 7th by noon and should be submitted (as a Word or PDF document) via the link on Blackboard found under the “Make-Up Assignment” tab. NO late essays will be accepted.