The May Incluvie Movie Highlights features 3 fantastic coming-of-age films. We explore butterfly-inducing Sneakerella and Crush, and the sadly timely feature – The Fallout, about the after-effects of a school shooting.
Eventually, “Hobbs and Shaw” introduces us to a Samoan community. Clearly, Johnson’s Samoan roots are on display. Quite frankly, I found this section of the film very intriguing. The “Fast and Furious” franchise has a solid track record in the diversity department
The original series is now on Netflix, you should definitely give it a watch. And if you’ve already seen it, watch it again.
The 2019 film, Vai, takes us through eight stories across the islands of Oceania. The settings are unbelievably beautiful, the cast is beautiful, the languages are beautiful, and the stories are beautiful…but heartbreaking.
Taika Waititi writes, directs and co-stars in ‘Boy’, set in 1984 New Zealand. The film does just what Waititi dreamed of — it gave a great coming-of-age story to Māori people without making a story of the Māori people as an exotic other.
For the most part, ‘Sweet Girl’ recycles tired hyper masculine revenge tropes, but a surprise twist in the end turns it into a female-centric revenge film.
Indie director, Niki Caro (known for ‘Whale Rider’) directs the live-action ‘Mulan’ and sets another example of strong females fighting against gender inequality.
Want a list to watch the best animated Disney Movies With Diversity? This list of disney films details the best of the animated classics featuring cultural and racial diversity. Favorite movie quotes, songs and main voice actors!
Incluvie’s best movies with female leads. Check out this article which presents top 30 Female Protagonists in Film. The characters that made the cut are in essence – girls that kick butt, challenge stereotypes/gender norms.