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Multicultural Film African Americans in Film
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Vietnam War (1964-1975) Cultural battles on the home front Civil rights movement Civil Rights Act (1964) Voting Rights Act (1965) Civil Rights Act (1968)
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Women’s Liberation Movement A re-examination of traditional gender interaction What gender inequalities remained in the 1960s? Betty Friedan, NOW
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New Developments Reliable oral contraceptive (1960) Loretta Lynn, “ The Pill” (1974) Legalization of abortion (1973) Higher education
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Hollywood and Social Development Women: portrayed as sexually liberated or aggressive True happiness found only in the home Youth: in search of sex and cheap thrills
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Counterculture Avoidance of issues Gradually catering to
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Unformatted text preview: younger viewers Increase of exploitation films: sex, violence, drugs, disobedient youth Ratings system Cornel West Race and Modernity Cornel West: Academic, agitator, commentator African-American advocate and critic Councillor West in Matrix films Origins of Modern Racism White Supremacy from Enlightenment Objective study of races Greek/Roman ideal Phrenology, physiognomy Racial superiority Sharon L. Jones From Margin to Centre Portrayals of black women are not neutral Reflective of stereotypes and prejudices Mammy figures Blaxploitation films Pam Grier The Help (2011)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course HUM 3321 taught by Professor Patrick during the Spring '10 term at Florida State College.

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