Type of Documentary
• Reincarnated it was a mixed documentary. It
is a mixed documentary as it contains, archive
footage and voice overs
• This documentary is a vice documentary. It
follows snoop dog as he explores Rastafarian
culture and also talks about the background
and history of the rapper.
• The documentary opens with snoop dogat
cochella festival America performing on stage.
The beginning of the documentary is all about
the life of snoop dog his life within gangs and
as a rapper. This then leads on nicely to the
middle and snoops reason why he wants to
become part of the Rastafarian culture. The
end shows Snoop Dogs transition into Snoop
Lion and acceptance into the Rastafarian
• There a quite a few establishing of the
Jamaican countryside and contrast to the long
establishing shots of the city. This shows the
audience the two different sides of Jamaica.
Mise En Scene
• Everything is quite bright there are lots of colours and
there is lots of greenery and countryside. There is
hardly and dark scenes in the film apart from scenes
describing snoops life as a gangster and a rapper. This
shows the audience the contrast to his new life and
also the light and the greener also represents the
culture of the Rastafarians.
• There is a lot of music within reincarnated. It is
mainly snoop dog songs but it is accompanied by
traditional Rastafarian chants and songs. This
creates a pleasant contrast and highlights the two
key themes within the documentary.
• There is a lot of Archive footage used in
reincarnated. It is mainly used to tell snoop dogs
life story,. Its mainly Music videos, police Reports,
News reports and interviews. All of this helps to
build up a background that the viewer can