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Flashcards in Religious Stereotyping in Films (Risk) Deck (13):
1

What do some filmmakers purposely do?

They sometimes purposely stereotype characters in order to get a reaction from the audience

2

What happens when filmmakers present something in a particular way?

They do so for comic effect

3

What happens when filmmakers do not research thoroughly?

There is a danger of reinforcing negative stereotypes

4

Why are religious films misrepresented? (3)

- to sell more newspapers
- to disparage a particular group
- a lack of knowledge on part of media creators

5

What stereotypes are often seen as negative?

Traditional methods

6

What images are presented?

Stereotyped images

7

How can films be stereotyped by their creators?

As their creators may have a restricted view on religion

8

What does stereotyping cause?

Offence

9

Who still makes religious films?

People who do not have a full view of faith still make religious films

10

What can deliberate stereotyping be used to convey?

Used to convey a message

11

What is there a lack of in the media?

There is a lack of media representation

12

What can breaking a stereotype be used for?

Comic effect such as in Sister Act

13

What is often incidental?

Religious beliefs and practices