Culture and Identity: When Good-Intentioned Films Miss the Mark and Offend

Preachy, good intentions are no longer enough when you are co-opting stories about marginalized communities and disempowered identities.

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Last year, Sia tried to make a delightful fantasy film about an autistic girl who finds her voice in the world…

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Lizzie Finn

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I write, create, instruct. My curiosity is expansive — health, happiness, relationships, spirituality, TV/film, psychedelics, feminism, neuroscience, life.

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