#War Dance


 Exposition  Rising Action Climax  Falling Action  Resolution
Millions have
been displaced into camps where life is harsh.
Orphans explain how the intruders came and killed their families. The camp’s primary school competes in Uganda’s dance competition. The camp’s primary school
won the right to compete in Uganda’s national music and dance festival, its children
dared to dream again
 Dominic, Rose and Nancy have faced their past and are now imagining
their future.
 Music : The spirits of the children are lifted .  Lighting : Suited the setting and emotion of the scene .  Costumes : Show the creativity of the African performers and symbolizes excitement .  close up shot : shot emphasizes the expression on the happy faces of the children .  Captions : Appears beneath and assist to clarify the meaning of the language spoken

1. What human rights issues are illustrated in the film?

` The human rights issues that are illustrated in the film are , Child soldiers are being kidnapped and recruited People are being displaced from their homes and forced to live in camp People do not have proper access to food, shelter, or health care mental health repercussions from experiences as child soldiers including: post-traumatic stress, anxiety, loss of appetite, lack of motivation, adjustment disorders, personality disorders among many others. They continue to suffer from these issues due to the lack of resources for proper rehabilitation and reintegration economically, socially and emotionally back into Ugandan life.

2. What is the role of music in this film?

` The role of the music in this film is used in the dances they preform to distract them from everything bad happening.

3. Throughout the film, the directors contrast the individual interviews with footage of rehearsal shows. What is the purpose of these contrasts? Is it effective? Why or why not?

` Throughout the film, the directors contrast the individual interviews with footage of rehearsal shows. The purpose of these contrasts are used to show what they’re doing and what they’re attempting to tell you about .

4.Choose a scene that you thought was impactful, memorable, and/or emotional. Describe the scene in detail and explain why u chose that scene.

` The scene I thought was impactful, memorable, and/or emotional was when one of the boy’s family member was killed and he was crying. I think it was his mother, Nancy. But they had an inspirational talk saying it’s okay , they don’t wanna see anything worse happen.

5. Did you like this film? Why or why not.

` I like the film because its shows impactful and emotional scenes that portay the life of three important souls who face their pasts and are now imagining their future .


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