When it comes to the discussion of what effect pop culture media, more specifically, film, has on the collective opinions and attitudes of society and vice versa, we often tend to highlight the more negative aspects and examples. From the glorification of acts of violence such as gunplay and brute force, to the perpetuation of unrealistic, limiting and harmful expectations regarding gender roles.
However, for this particular list, I’d like to highlight films that can have positive effects on people’s lives. To be more specific, films that show prominent examples of;
A) Empathy, the ability to share and understand the feelings and emotions of others, and/or
B) Solidarity, in which people from diverse backgrounds find a common cause and work…