Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Race and Religion in Revolutionary America: Whitewashing The Patriot
Whilst researching popular culture films dealing with the issue of slavery during the Revolutionary War, I considered showing a clip from the film The Patriot.
What I learned surprised me even though I know that Hollywood takes a great deal of dramatic license.
Check out this article for details:
Spike Lee Slams Patriot
The Patriot: More Flag-Waving Rot with Mel Gibson
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