- A.O. Scott. “High Flying Bird” Review: A Thrilling Dunk on Capitalism. New York Times, Feb. 7, 2019.
- View High Flying Bird on Netflix.
Reading questions — written responses required
- What’s the story this film tells? Some important meanings it conveys about the entertainment industries? The interplay of race, power, and economics? The role of youth? ∗ Select one sequence in the film that displays a notable meaning. Briefly describe and comment on why you think it’s significant. Include running time, e.g. basketball court beef @ 22.22.
- How does the story told in this film compare/contrast to the general narrative told about sports in mainstream media? How does it resonate with your understandings?
Written assignments should be single-spaced & typed in Times New Roman or Arial (size 12 font), 1-inch margins all around. PROOFREAD! First page should have a heading (single-spaced) with name, date, and assignment title.