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Last Chance for Eden (2003)

This very enlightening and emotional documentary provides unique insight into ways everyday Americans hold deeply-rooted perspectives about issues like racism, sexism, and multiculturalism.... See full synopsis »

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Lee Mun Wah

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This very enlightening and emotional documentary provides unique insight into ways everyday Americans hold deeply-rooted perspectives about issues like racism, sexism, and multiculturalism. Director Lee Mun Wah facilitates a group of eight diverse men and women through discussions about race, the muse of political correctness, and the inability or unwillingness of dominant groups to understand their position of privilege. Uncomfortable pauses give way to reflection, as people talk openly about various stereotypes and the impacts those different (yet sometimes similar) labels have on relationships at work, home and in the community. For example, a Native American woman explains her frustration of having to bare her soul so that others will finally consider the untold side of American history and the horrible impact of colonization on her people, saying, "it is at the expense of my pain that White people get to say, ah-hah." This movie would be a valuable addition to any environment (...

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USA

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English

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2003 (USA) See more »

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StirFry Seminars See more »
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