City Absurdia: A video essay on how American cinema uses the hero–villain–damsel dynamic as a propaganda tool since The Birth of a Nation.
“To look at the Vietnam war through the lens of American cinema, you would have to believe that the war was one inflicted upon young white men by older white men, not one inflicted on a poor nation of farmers by a militarised superpower.”
Other City Absurdia video essays
- Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Greatest Film Actor of All Time?
- The Phantom Menace: the Most Influential Film of the Nineties?