Watch the film segment “Keys to the Kingdom,” but only up to the 31:15 mark.
Please note that the N-word (a racist term) is spoken and shown a few times in the film. Hearing that term can be jarring and upsetting, even if its use is
historically accurate for the time and place of this documentary film. Contact the professor If you have any questions or concerns about this.
After watching the film segment “Keys to the Kingdom,” write a short commentary (100-200 words) about it. In your commentary:
1. Describe an element* of the film segment that you found most compelling or interesting–and why.
2. Describe an element* of the film segment that you found weak or unconvincing–and why.
3. History is an academic discipline that attempts to show change over time. In a 1- or 2-sentence statement, indicate a change that you felt the film segment
( *How you define the term “element” is up to you. It can be the voice-over narration, something someone says in the film, a film clip, the soundtrack, etc.)