Get Out | White Fragility as a Movie Trope

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A brief video essay on Get Out and the liberalizing power of film in challenging white fragility.

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Featured films, in order of appearance:
Get Out
I Am Not Your Negro
The Birth of a Nation
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
In the Heat of the Night
The Defiant Ones
12 Years a Slave
Fruitvale Station
Straight Outta Compton

Silent Partner – Court and Page

DiAngelo, R. (2011). White Fragility. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 3(3): 54-70. Found at:
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