The following eleven-page study guide film packet that can be used in an English, film studies, or media studies class is used to accompany Steven Spielberg's epic historical period drama "Schindler's List" starring Liam Neeson and Ben Kingsley. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film. The second page is a page that allows viewers to jot and take down their own notes. Pages three, four, five, six, seven, eight, and nine contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's camera movement, characterization, cinematography, conflict (internal and external), costume design, editing, foreshadowing, inferences, irony (dramatic and situational), lighting, mise en scene, plot, setting, sound, story, style, symbolism, suspense, and themes. The tenth page contains discussion questions on the work's acting, characterization, conflicts, criticism of Spielberg being too sentimental, motifs, nudity, plot, sound, style, themes, and tone. The eleventh and last page is a genre study page that asks students to analyze what is evident in "Schindler's List" as an epic historical drama regarding its subject matter, style/technique, and morals/ideologies/themes.
A quiz that can be used as a summative assessment with this packet, a formative assessment, is available as a separate purchase.