Nevertheless, today's viewer live in different, modern reality and is aware of any signs of bias. This is the problem of the contemporary war movie– regardless how good it reconstructs the historical reality, it very often bears hallmarks of racism, because discrimination is inscribed in the everyday life of the past. Sometimes we should consider racist elements in war movies as the mindless reconstruction of the
TV And Racism TV and movies plays a major part in the way people see the world. Different types of films and shows influence everyone around them. The movie The Birth of a Nation, brought light to some of history’s biggest events, such as the John F Kennedy assassination. It also showed the KKK’s point of view of the events of the past, which started riots in America by blacks. This is an example of misrepresentation of people, which may not have happened if they got input from other races.
Although taken to the extreme, the movie speaks on real-world issues. Being in a color-blind relationship while the outside world is color sensitive, or aware, is all too common in mixed race relationships. Speaking on real-world issues can be scary, and even uncomfortable. The movie received a lot of backlash from white, liberal Americans because it spoke on the real-world issues while targeting them. The theme of the movie so elegantly displays three different tensions; horror, mystery and, race, in that it displays the three tensions that African American’s face.
Stereotyping is mostly caused by the formation of a person’s comfort zone. Some people are afraid to explore so their minds are just receivers. They receive false information from movies and media, forming a false image about a group of people. A lot of ethnic groups are victims of stereotyping. Arabs, Africans, Irish, Asians, Hispanics, Italians, Russians, French, English, Indians and, Brazilians are all victims of stereotyping.
First things first, Ugly is a dark and disturbing film. Not only is it dark in the story it tells but also visually dark as far as cinematography is concerned. The viewer is offered, if neglected the three or so comic scenes, no possible entertainment but rather what is the opposite of entertainment. Standing out in every way it could from the usual sugar coated stereotype of films produced in large number by the Hindi film industry, Ugly surpasses the purpose of entertainment. The purpose of the film lies in the harsh questions it asks, its satiric representation of human stupidity and the resultant consequences, and the unavoidable impact it leaves on the viewer.
The film, Crash, emphasizes the differences of cultures and classes. It focuses on the reality that we are all individuals and that adaptation of the human condition is hopeless. That the need to compete and the desire to win are more important than the justification for human decency. The tension of social and racial tension throughout this film I believe widens the chasm of discussion. I believe this because this film can be interpreted differently by individuals.
Since the dawn of the American film industry in the late 19th century Hollywood movie production studios have played a crucial role in influencing views on religion, ethnicity and cultural traditions amongst the public. Hollywood movie studios are relentless in their stereotyping and the vilification of minority groups, a countries cultural background and traditions and even whole continents in order to produce the next box office hit. The production studios representations of ethnicities in their feature films can in many ways influence and manipulate the viewers perception of a countries national identity and the cultural heritage of its population. Furthermore they can create prejudices and hatred towards members of a certain culture based simply on the representation of actors, of that culture in the motion picture. With a focus on Hollywood feature films which have been produced since the turn of the millennium, this study will argue that the misinterpretation of cultural identities and traditions by the Hollywood studios can account for the preconceived prejudices and stereotypical views held by many members of the worlds population.
Basically the birth of modern Indian Film industry took place around 1947. The period witnessed a remarkable and outstanding transformation of the film industry. Notable filmmakers like Satyajit Ray, and Bimal Roy made movies which focused on the survival and daily miseries of the lower class. The historical and mythological subjects took a back seat and the films with social messages began to dominate the industry. These films were based on themes such as prostitution, dowry, polygamy and other malpractices which were prevalent in our
What happened that people feel shy and cross fingers to speak about it? Why don’t people want to confess that they are phallus worshipper? Eroticism and sensuality have been an integral part of Indian art and culture. This eroticism and sensuality become obscene, offensive as well as aesthetic and pleasurable as there is a very thin line to separate it. The standards to measure it are established by society and so called moral bourgeois dictators.
The word Dalit is derived from Sanskrit language which means 'suppressed' or 'crushed' and it refers to the people who are at the margins of the society because of their low class. It also represents those people who are socially, economically and historically oppressed; and there is no doubt to mention here that Dalit is infact a caste but a separate category of people who are discriminated by the powerful sections of the society in one way or the other. The word 'Dalit' was also used as 'depressed class' and it was due to the remarkable contribution by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar that the term got a new identity as 'untouchable'. It also includes classes like landless labour, minorities and all others who are poor, hapless and defenseless. Literature written by the members of Dalit communities or the literature which presents a graphic account of the social, political, religious and cultural aspects of these communities is called Dalit literature and this literature is based on the spreading the ideas of justice, social equality and justice to the downtrodden and have-nots.