A collection of short videos on Hollywood’s troubled history with race.
An Unfortunate History of White Actors Playing Other Races (Source: ScreenCrush)
Whitewashing: John Oliver asks, “How Is This Still A Thing?” (Source: Last Week Tonight)
- Colour Film vs Dark Skin – even the very technology of film has ingrained, institutionalised racism – here’s a video essay from Vox about it.
- #StarringJohnCho – what if a major Hollywood film replaced one white leading actor with Asian actor Johnathan Cho? It’s a fun way to start “a necessary conversation”. Read about the viral campaign, then check out the official website.
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