High Flying Bird



  1.   A.O. Scott.  “High Flying Bird” Review:  A Thrilling Dunk on Capitalism.  New York Times, Feb. 7, 2019.
  2.  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.