Wrap Up of “See You Yesterday”

The recent teen science-fiction film, “See You Yesterday” (2019) establishes its literary and cinematic lineage early with a scene where our protagonist C.J. Walker and her sidekick Sebastian, in time-honored teen movie tradition, conspire to borrow a few science project supplies while their high school teacher seems lost in a science fiction novel he’s reading.Continue reading “Wrap Up of “See You Yesterday””

Read This Before You Watch “See You Yesterday”

Welcome the second week of our “Teens in the Twenty-Teens” media studies series. Over Memorial Day weekend, we’re watching “See You Yesterday” (2019), a movie that manages to combine the silly, time-travelling fun of “Back to the Future” with the heavier themes of institutional racism and social justice we’re more used to seeing in filmsContinue reading “Read This Before You Watch “See You Yesterday””

Discussion Questions for “See You Yesterday”

Write a paragraph or two in response to each of the following prompts. First, how does this movie introduce us to its protagonist, C.J. Walker? What sort of a sister, student, and friend is she? What are her hopes and dreams? What are her concerns and her fears? What things make her likeable and relatableContinue reading “Discussion Questions for “See You Yesterday””