Captain America: Civil War

Title: Captain America: Civil War

Series Identifier: n/a

Format: Movie

Genre:

  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Superheroes

Conversation Topic:

  • Betrayal
  • Consequences
  • Cultural representation
  • Difficult emotions
  • Feeling alone
  • Leadership
  • Moral dilemma
  • Power struggle
  • Problem Solving
  • Resilience
  • Revenge
  • Standing up for others
  • Strong female role models
  • Standing up for oneself
  • Trust
  • Taking responsibility for one’s actions
  • Working with others

Relatable Experience:

  • Death
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Making Others Worry
  • Loss (other than death)
  • Trauma

Insights:

  • Tony’s new tech to relive and gain mastery over traumatic events as a possible way of changing narrative. (Example questions: “How might you use this tech if it were real? Would it be helpful?”)
  • Captain America’s loyalty to Bucky and belief that he is on the right side is a possible conversation starter.
  • Tony’s PTSD, dealing with the loss of his parents all over again, and his need for external regulation is a possible conversation starter.
  • Black Widow and Hawkeye being on separate sides of the battle, are still able to maintain their friendship. Example to model positive relationships.
  • T’Challa’s loss of his father, quest for revenge, and willingness to admit when he was wrong is a possible conversation starter, and an example to model grief and taking responsibility.
  • Scarlet Witch being made to feel like she’s a monster by her friends who feel like they’re trying to protect her from herself. Possible conversation starter to discuss how other’s actions can influence our own perceptions.
  • War Machine’s recuperation after his injury. Possible conversation starter regarding injury/disability. Example of resilience.

Anecdotes:

  • [Share a real experience about using this content or how it helped you or someone you know.]

Link to Content: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_America:_Civil_War