In the midst of a pandemic, another issue is now dividing the states in America. George Floyd, a black man that died on May 25 after being arrested by police officers, now created a commotion between the government and the nation. Now, the question lies to: Is there still a problem of racial discrimination in the United States? Or what does 'racism' really means? Here are some of the best Netflix movies available today that identify the real meaning of racial discrimination in the country. If you are still looking for another platform to watch, Screenbinge is one of the best place to find it.
Which 'racism' movie should you watch this weekend
1. Schindler's List (1993)
Schindler's List, one of America's classic movies, directed and produced by remarkable Steven Spielberg, is a must-watch in Netflix right now.
This movie tackles the horrifying events of genocide during World War 2. Based on the true story, the plot follows Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who has special interests in the Nazi-occupied Polish State. He sells army utensils and ammunition to the German forces. Upon hiring Jews to be his laborers, he discovers a disturbing truth about the system.
2. Little Boxes (2017)
Little Boxes is a film that tackles the racial discrimination in America in a funny and a little lighter way.
A family moves from a small town in Washington to go to New York City. This film shows how the difference in racial stigma can be seen between urban and suburban neighborhoods.
3. Dolemite is my Name (2019)
Another film worth watching on Netflix this weekend is the 2019 Netflix movie Dolemite is my Name.
This film starred comedian Eddie Murphy to untold the history and life of underground sensation and performer Rudy Ray Moore. His life struggles will actually make you understand how race is a factor in American and used on blaxploitation.
4. Moonlight (2016)
Moonlight, Oscar's 2017 Best Picture, can now be streamed on Netflix for the weekend.This film tackles not just racial discrimination, but gender discrimination among LGBT group members. While a young Black boy faces his issues on his sexual preference, he met Juan that will teach him what he needs to know about life.
5. Mudbound (2017)
The battle of races is one of the most highlighted topics in the 2017 movie Mudbound.
This Netflix film tackles all the issues pertaining to racial discrimination that has been going on over the years in America. When two families, the black family of the Jacksons, and the white family of the McAllans, are required to fight against each other to share a land by the social order, the beast of racial stigma eats their way throughout the movie.
Mudbound represents how many people still look differently on dark-colored skin and how a friendship can also be an option among them.
6. 13th (2016)
Last but definitely, not least, the 2016's documentary film called 13th.
Ava DuVernay's 13th is docu-drama shows the "intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States." It also sheds light on the meaning of racial inequality in the court justice system in America and how it affects most dark-colored prisoners.