Coco Film Screening Questions
Answer the following questions in a 2-3 page (500-900 words) reflection:
- What was your biggest takeaway moment from the event?
- A major source of conflict for Miguel is whether to become a shoemaker or a musician. Why does this choice present a problem? Do you believe he makes the right choice? Explain.
- The story takes place in Mexico. List the different cultural elements from the movie which were familiar to you or similar to something from your own culture and which were new or unfamiliar to you?
- How does Miguel and his family keep the memory of their loved ones alive? How does your family keep the memory of loved ones alive? Is it similar or different to the portrayals in the movie? (You might consider discussing Miguel’s family’s ofrenda* when answering this question. *The ofrenda is the collection of objects placed on a ritual display during the annual and traditionally Mexican DÃa de Muertos celebration.)