As usual, start your group activity by discussing with each other what you were just writing about in the in-class writing assignment.
Then I want you as a group to make a list of three or more films you’ve seen that seem to be influenced by the French New Wave, according to the three main qualities listed below. Pick one of those films for a more in-depth discussion. If you can, pick out a scene from your film and compare it to a scene in Weekend.
Make sure someone in your group takes notes in order to summarize your group discussion when groups report back at the end of the class.
Three main qualities of the French New Wave:
- Alienation (or distancing)