Films About Racism That Make You Want To Be A Better Person

The topic of racism is still relevant in the 21st century, and many filmmakers are still trying to bring this critical issue to the forefront of the world. In this post I’m going to be introducing the best racist films. They will surely make you want to become a better person.

Racism as an ideological belief and tool of oppression with a very long history, but the theory of racism was developed only in the second half of the 19th century. According to racist theories, humanity is divided into biologically different races, which determines their behavior, skills, culture, intellectual abilities, and, therefore, races are not equal.

12 Years A Slave

Oscar-winning work by Steve McQueen  is considered the best historical drama of the 21st century thanks to its realistic depiction of courage and bravery. The film was nominated for 9 nominations, out of which it won 3. Lupita Nyong’o won the Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie. McQueen is the first film director of color to receive the Best Picture of the Year nomination. The story told in the film is based on real events.

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While watching the movie, you will feel the same pain and the sense of injustice as the characters. You are constantly gripped by the feeling of guilt and anger at the same time, because from a normal human being point of view, this film most realistically represents the most terrible scenes of oppression. You cannot rip your eyes from the screen even for a second. The skills of the director and actors alike really came through with this one.

The Hate You Give

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The film, based on a popular novel by Angie Thomas, focuses on the disenfranchisement of black people amid police brutality. A modern world full of hate, seen through the eyes of a teenage girl, and a voice that must be heard to end it all.

The Help

The Help is a 2011 comedy-drama based on the book of the same name by Catherine Stokett. The film stars Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Cece Spacek, Mike Vogel and Alison Jenny. “Employee” received positive reviews from film critics, and its international income amounted to $ 169,058,258.

It is the most enjoyable movie to watch, followed by dramatic moments and a characteristic in ironic racist environments. It is impossible not to be fascinated by this film that makes you want to watch it many times. Impressive directing and acting skills on the screen will keep you engaged.

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A United Kingdom

The movie is based on real events. Botswana’s Prince Seretse Hama will marry Ruth Williams, an ordinary girl from London. Their relationship infuriated not only their families, but also the tribes of Botswana, the governments of Great Britain and North Africa, but nothing could destroy their family.

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One of the most critical social issues ultimately inspired filmmakers to create extraordinary films that are definitely worth watching at least once in a lifetime.


Author: Nino Gogitidze

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