The appended viewing guides were created by undergraduate communication students in a course on documentary film at Trinity University. We are sharing these guides with the broader Internet community in the hopes of fostering thoughtful dialogue about the issues discussed in these films. We also hope that these guides will encourage viewers to pay attention to the persuasive implications of technical decisions made by documentary filmmakers.

These guides are well-suited as tools for supplementing classroom viewings, community meetings, and self-study. If you find them useful, or if you would like to comment on the content, please let us know. You can contact the course instructor via e-mail (aaron.delwiche@trinity.edu) or you can send your message directly to the authors.

-- Professor Aaron Delwiche, Manny Alvarez, Jessica Blair, Phil Coleman, Erin Cooper, Kaatie Cooper, Rachel Etheridge, Lizz Glomb, Casey Hill, Vic Jackson, Daphne Karpel, Michelle McCullough, Natalie Minchillo, Samantha Morganroth, Nick Nobel, Jorge Ramirez, Pat Regan, Nathan Ryder, Dina Sayyed, Alex Sedeno, Jennifer Stalder, and Charles Tallent. December 2006.



Casey Hill , Viewing Guide for Hearts and Minds, 2006. (PDF)

 


Charles Tallent , Viewing Guide for Hearts and Minds, 2006. (PDF)

 


Jorge Ramirez, Viewing Guide for Hearts and Minds, 2006. (PDF)

 


Kaatie Cooper, Viewing Guide for Hearts and Minds, 2006. (PDF)

 


Michelle McCullough, Viewing Guide for Hearts and Minds, 2006. (PDF)

 


Rachel Etheridge, Viewing Guide for Hearts and Minds, 2006. (PDF)

 

 

 

 

         

 


Erin Cooper, Viewing Guide for Loose Change (2nd Edition), 2006. (PDF)

 


Jenny Stalder , Viewing Guide for Loose Change (2nd Edition), 2006. (PDF)

 


Lizz Glomb, Viewing Guide for Loose Change (2nd Edition), 2006. (PDF)

 


Nick Nobel , Viewing Guide for Loose Change (2nd Edition), 2006. (PDF)

 


Pat Regan , Viewing Guide for Loose Change (2nd Edition), 2006. (PDF)

 


Vic Jackson , Viewing Guide for Loose Change (2nd Edition), 2006. (PDF)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dina Sayyed, Viewing Guide for Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West , 2006. (PDF)

 


Phil Coleman
, Viewing Guide for Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West
, 2006. (PDF)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 


Manny Alvarez, Viewing Guide for
49 Up, 2006. (PDF)

                 

 



Natalie Minchillo, Viewing Guide for Baghdad ER, 2006. (PDF)

                 

 


Daphne Karpel , Viewing Guide for Control Room , 2006. (PDF)

                 

 


Alexandra Sedeno, Viewing Guide for Killing us Softly 3, 2006. (PDF)

                 

 


Jessica Blair , Viewing Guide for Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism, 2006. (PDF)

                 


 


Samantha Morganroth, Viewing Guide for United 93, 2006. (PDF)

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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