Essays Tagged: "Amistad"

Steven Spielbergs Amistad

The article I read was a critical analysis of Steven Spielberg's Amistad. There were somevalid points made in the article with regards to the movie. Steve Lipkin wri ... ims of racial injustice in the past,' writes Lipkin.The article makes a parallel connection between Amistad and Schindler's List, which was the movie that Steven Spielberg made just prior to Amistad. ... r's List, which was the movie that Steven Spielberg made just prior to Amistad. The speech that the Amistad character Adam makes in the Supreme Court and the speech that Oskar Schindler gives are simi ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A Movie Review on Amistad and it's relation to U.S. history.

AMISTADThe movie Amistad, It gave me a good idea of the Amistad case that had happened in 1839-1841. ... I think this movie really portrayed how slaves were treated back then. There was the forming of the Amistad committee, and also there was a trial that was historical. At that time the President did no ... He wanted to send them back to Cuba. Spain were claiming that the slavers were theirs, and the now Amistad committee wanted to defend them and help them to get their freedom back. The trial was a ver ...

(3 pages) 109 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Spanish Language Films

pelicula hablaron muchos de relaciones. La Pelicula es triste y feliz. Julio y Tenoch tuvieron una amistad especial, ellos eran mejores amigos. Pero, en el fin, ellos no vieron al otro mucho.(b). The ...

(3 pages) 35 1 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Amistad.

Amistad: A Critical InterpretationIn 1839, slaves aboard the ship called Amistad revolted to win bac ... for the same port. On June 26, the fifty- three Africans were shoved on the Spanish ship called La Amistad. They were whipped and beaten, shoved and starved, and put into a room below deck that wasn' ... months, the ship had sailed a zigzag course and ended up on the coastline of the United States.The Amistad sailed to Long Island, New York in late August 1839. Sengbe and the others got off to gather ...

(5 pages) 75 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A scene from that affected me the most amistad

n the movie that affected me the most was the one where they were trying to lighten the load of the Amistad. They took what appeared to be a big rock and anchored a chain to it. They threw this rock o ... dea what was going to happen, but the following scene portrayed the horror.The men in charge of the Amistad chose fifty men and women to die, and this was not to be a quick death. They harnessed the s ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Gedney.

the Washington. The libel was written following the confiscation of the Spanish slave schooner, the Amistad, by Thomas Gedney and the rest of the crew of the Washington. The Amistad had been taken ove ... all other people, in this legality mix-up, view the slaves and each other. From the beginning, the Amistad trial was observed by the court as a legal debate and not an issue of morality. This demonst ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Fight against Modern Day Slavery

nted history of the way humans have horribly treated other humans. In Stephen Spielberg's film the "Amistad", he tells the story of a group of Africans in 1839 who are illegally sold into slavery and ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Amistad

AmistadAmistad is the story of 53 Africans chained, starved and naked, packed like sardines to the b ... nd the slaves were found to be free men. The second trial was held to hold them accountable for the Amistad massacre and Quincy Adams came out of retirement to represent the Africans in the Supreme Co ... d should be watched by all people, because it is a part of history that everyone should know about. Amistad is part of the African American resistance to slavery. It had so much to do with the struggl ...

(1 pages) 378 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Amistad

Reference: of Source: Source: "˜Amistad' Director: Steven Spielberg Rated: M15+ Year: ... erg Rated: M15+ Year: Film The true-based film "Amistad" tells the story of fifty-three African slaves struggling to attain a basic right of f ... epicts a rebellion by illegally captured African slaves in 1839 on the Spanish slave ship "˜La Amistad'. They are led by Cinque (Djimon Hounsou), who desires to return back to his homeland, in Af ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Amistad

Amistad Review/Summary The movie opens as a slave revolt is beginning aboard the ship Amistad. The s ... ricans. The slaves are then brought to a jail where they await trial by judge for the murder of the Amistad's crew. They are brought to the courtroom where they meet their attorney, who tries to expla ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Review Of Amistad"

"Amistad", directed by Steven Spielberg, portrays the horrible events that took place upon the Cuban ... rected by Steven Spielberg, portrays the horrible events that took place upon the Cuban schooner La Amistad in 1839. "Amistad" isn't simply about the abduction and selling of people during slavery tim ... and 52 of his people were abducted, they experienced a shock which they carried over even into the Amistad. The owners of the first ship were Portuguese slavers, but as the movie shows us, it was Cin ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Middle Passage         The Middle Passage was a time in

atred, especially among the African Americans who suffered the most terrible conditions. The movie "Amistad" illustrates a great example of the suffering African Americans had to go through. This movi ... e explains the true account of the dreadful conditions that the slaves endured while under captive."Amistad", directed by Steven Spielberg, portrays the horrible events that took place upon the slave ...

(1 pages) 1423 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Amistad Movie Review

"Amistad" is a brilliant portrayal of the trials and tribulations of a group of illegally taken slave ... up of illegally taken slaves from Sierra Leone. The movie covers the capture, the revolt aboard "La Amistad", and all the trials (Circuit and Supreme). The movie is very accurate in it it's telling,, ... er the change from African styled clothing to American styled clothing. The one place where "Amistad" lacks is in the historical events category. Much of the story ahs been changed to fit Holly ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Slaves by Stephen Spielberg

watered down", as that would then take away from the necessary element that gives this rendition of Amistad a most spectacular point of view on the everyday suffering and maltreatment of the highly de ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History