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Movies and TV shows concerning intercultural and interracial relationships.

Online dating is US popular culture

26th August 2008

If popular culture is defined by mass media as Wikipedia claims, than an investigation of US movies and how the subject of online dating is portrayed ought to reveal something about online dating in American pop culture. Online dating sites all have a terms or service that must be agreed to and one of the […]

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The Sleeping Dictionary

6th August 2006

Jessica Alba plays a half  Iban / half British woman, while Hugh Dancy plays a young Englishman. The two fall in love but their respective cultures will not allow them to marry. It’s interesting how many movies about intercultural relationships explore the ‘forbidden love’ angle as The Sleeping Dictionary Does. Interesting cultural differences between the two lovers […]

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Jungle Fever

29th January 2006

Jungle Fever was directed by Spike Lee and is rated R. Wesley Snipes plays an African-American architect from Harlem and Annabella Sciorra plays an Italian-American woman from Bensonhurst in this movie about interracial romance in America. I never saw it when it came out in 1991, but I certianly heard about it. In my predominantly white school […]

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Mississippi Masala

29th January 2006

Mississippi Masala was released in 1992 on Columbia TriStar Home Home Entertainment. It was made by Mira Nair Films and rated R for sensuality and language. I watched it in a film class during my first year of college. Mississippi Masala is about African American Demetrius (Denzel Washington), and an Indian woman, Mina (Sarita Choudhury). This intercultural […]

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