Flashcards in Religious Stereotyping in Films (Risk) Deck (13):
What do some filmmakers purposely do?
They sometimes purposely stereotype characters in order to get a reaction from the audience
What happens when filmmakers present something in a particular way?
They do so for comic effect
What happens when filmmakers do not research thoroughly?
There is a danger of reinforcing negative stereotypes
Why are religious films misrepresented? (3)
- to sell more newspapers
- to disparage a particular group
- a lack of knowledge on part of media creators
What stereotypes are often seen as negative?
What images are presented?
How can films be stereotyped by their creators?
As their creators may have a restricted view on religion
What does stereotyping cause?
Who still makes religious films?
People who do not have a full view of faith still make religious films
What can deliberate stereotyping be used to convey?
Used to convey a message
What is there a lack of in the media?
There is a lack of media representation
What can breaking a stereotype be used for?
Comic effect such as in Sister Act