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Respond to the following statements:
1) Science Fiction Film reflects social concerns rather than being an agent for change. The film presents an argument to its audience in a manner that isolates it in both time and space and, by so doing, removes the urgency for change. Do you agree or disagree?
2) Science Fiction films are more successful at a time of social, economic or political uncertainty than in periods of political stability. Do you agree or disagree?
3) Science Fiction Films provide inspiration about the possibilities of use and abuse of future technologies. Argue this case with evidence from the films studied.

Try the 2006 NCEA examination question.