write one critical, engaging paper on one of the films in the list provided below. If
The paper is 3-4 pages double-spaced, size 12, Times New Roman font. It should
address the following questions:
1. What is the film about?
2. Did you enjoy the film? Why or why not?
3. What are some of the religious elements or themes in the film? Name and describe at
4. Conduct an internet search for articles written about the film, and read through some of
them. Are the reviews positive or negative? What are they saying?
5. How accurately do you think the religious tradition(s) is/are presented in the film? Explain.
Extensions will be granted sparingly on a case by case basis.
To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and
becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.
Amid a strict Muslim rearing and a social life he's never had, Tariq enters college confused. New
peers, family and mentors help him find his place, but the 9-11 attacks force him to face his past
and make the biggest decisions of his life.
A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in
Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his
disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land
of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced
African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of
T'Challa's father's mistake.
“The Prince of Egypt”
An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen
deliverer of his people.
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role
in the war against its controllers.