Hotell Rwanda - Ett pedagogiskt verktyg eller historieförvanskning?

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Publication Student thesis
Title Hotell Rwanda - Ett pedagogiskt verktyg eller historieförvanskning?
Author(s) Medina Petersson, Victor ; Sennström, John
Date 2012
English abstract
The purpose of this essay is to analyse the movie Hotel Rwanda from a didactic point of view using the movie’s use of history and historical culture as the main analytical tools. We also intend to problematize the use of movies in teaching focusing on the teaching guide from the Swedish film institution concerning Hotel Rwanda. We choose to work with a qualitative method. The reason why we decided to work with a qualitative method is the intention, as mentioned before, to analyse the movie using the tools we described earlier. By doing this we learnt that the movie uses history as a mean to simplify the roles of perpetrator and victims and it also describes the events without historical context. Concerns about the facts of the movie and its complementary guide has also been raised especially the role of the movies main protagonist Paul Rusesabagina. Therefore we have reason to question the use of this movie in an educational environment.
Publisher Malmö högskola/Lärarutbildningen
Pages 56
Language swe (iso)
Subject(s) Didactics
Genocide
Historical culture
Hotel Rwanda
Use of history
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/14404 (link to this page)

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