Film and Politics in the Trump Era

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April Reign’s #OscarsSoWhite hashtag shone a spotlight on the lack of diversity in Hollywood, and since then, the Academy and its nominees have become more diverse. Certainly, culture can influence film, but film also shapes our culture – and our politics. In the January 25 episode of “The Progressive Happy Hour,” cohost Drew Courtney and guest host Diallo Brooks chat with progressive strategist Asher Huey about film, culture and politics and how movies have responded to the chaos of the Trump era.

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