BoB Curated Playlists

Cultural Politics of Contemporary Hollywood
Borte Tsogbadrakh and Hazel Ravu, with Dr Hannah Hamad, Cardiff University

Overview

Description

This playlist presents a selection of popular Hollywood movies which demonstrate culturally relevant themes of race, class, gender and more. Each movie aligns with at least one of 10 specific topics to consider when discussing the role of Hollywood in the perpetuation of cultural attitudes: The topics are: 1.The Cultural Impact of Disney; 2. Postfeminist Culture; 3. Neo-Minstrelsy and the Politics of Race; 4. Orientalism and Eurocentrism; 5. Multiculturalism and Multi-Racial Identities at the Millennium; 6. Race, Class and Whiteness; 7. Women Audiences and Female Friendship in the 'Chick Flick'; 8. Culture Wars and the Politics of Nationhood; 9. The 'New Feminism'; 10. The Politics of Race in Trump's America.

Curators

Borte Tsogbadrakh and Hazel Ravu, with Dr Hannah Hamad, Cardiff University

Subjects

  • Film studies
  • Cultural studies

Keywords

Hollywood studios, race, class, gender, feminism

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