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Please respond to each of the following questions. In each response, use vocabulary terms from Chapter Two: “Methods: Cultural and Archeological”.
Who were the principal people in the film? What were their roles in the film(i.e. cowherder). How did they progress a narrative (i.e. protagonist)?
What was the central question and argument of Jaguar?
Discuss what “the field” possibly means for Jean Rouch?
When was the film made and why might this influenced it’s production?
Where was the film made and why might this have influenced it’s production?
Discuss how Rouch’s focus on visual evidence, or visual ethnography, produces a unique perspective on the human condition.
What are some anthropological words that describe the stylistic choices of the film? What are some aesthetic terms that describe the stylistic choices of the film?