Wiseman/Moore Internet Assignment
Search the internet and find three articles that discuss the documentary approach of Frederick Wiseman, whose works include High School, Titicut Follies and other films.
Search the internet and find three articles that discuss the documentary approach of Michael Moore, whose films include Roger and Me, Sicko, Bowling for Columbine, and other films.
After you have read these six articles (you, of course, are free to peruse more than six) answer the following in an essay format:
How does Wiseman manipulate his films to generate a particular point of view?
How does Moore manipulate his films to generate a particular point of view?
In your own words, which filmmaker is the most “objective?”
In your own words, which director’s films have had the greatest impact on social issues, e.g., enacted legislation, swayed public opinion, increased public awareness?
On your last page, cite the articles using any standard bibliography form you prefer. You do not have to attach the actual articles to your paper.