The People vs OJ Simpson.
Click the image to watch the clip from episode 9.
Start at 22 mins and end at 27.05
Watch the clip at least 4 times and make notes on the four areas of representation, to answer this question:
Discuss the ways in which the extract constructs the representation of ethnicity using the following:
- Camera shots, movement, angles, composition
Reminders of stereotypes for ethnicity:
- 'mystical negro' stereotype
- irrational (not reasoning, and easily led by their emotions)
- not usually powerful in society
Unity and Conflict
Conflict is often the theme between ethnic groups and the wider society.