How Movies Help Us Understand Discrimination

"How Movies Help Us Understand Discrimination" -- Now You See It, 2017, 6:33 --

Can white people ever know what it's like to be a person of color? Of course not. Additionally, men will never truly experience the sexism women face. Nevertheless, movies can make such oppressions more relatable. This case study examines films which provoke empathy for oppressed groups. Sociological themes include the outsider perspective, white bias, and sexism. 

From the video's description: "Film is amazing because of its ability to transport us to different worlds and experiences, but can it help us see what it’s like to be discriminated against? Let’s look at Menace II Society and The Silence of the Lambs, two movies that try to do just that".