Film School: Whitewashing in Hollywood

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A collection of short videos on Hollywood’s troubled history with race.

An Unfortunate History of White Actors Playing Other Races (via ScreenCrush):

Whitewashing: John Oliver asks, “How Is This Still A Thing?” (via Last Week Tonight):

White actors playing Asian characters is still a thing. Here’s a look back at just how long, and the ways in which, it has been a thing (via Vox):

Here’s a collection of short videos about how even the very technology of film comprises ingrained, institutionalised racism:

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:

#StarringJohnCho
#StarringJohnCho

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