- "Black Hawk Down" (2001) by Ridley Scott.
- "Desert Flower" (2009) by Sherry Hormann
- "Captain Phillips" (2013) by Paul Greengrass
2. Based on at least two of the movies, write a 500-word essay where you problematize one aspect of the security situation in Somalia and how it affects individuals, not necessarily just Somalis. Upload the essay to Blackboard by April 7, 11:59 PM. The link will be in the "Assignments" tab and titled "Essay 8_Black Hawk Down, Desert Flower, Captain Philips". E-mailed essays will get an automatic zero.