Transformation of Racial Prejudice of British based on Documentary “World is Turning” (1948)
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Transformation of Racial Prejudice of British based on Documentary “World is Turning” (1948)
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Marina Zvonareva 
Affiliation: RANEPA University
Address: Russian Federation, Moscow

The article considers the phenomenon of racial prejudice in the UK and methods for constructing a positive image of immigrants in colonial films. It is noted that despite the absence of discriminatory laws, communities of color suffered from the so-called “urban” or “residential” segregation, as well as from the prejudices of employers. The colonial film “The World is Changing” is built as a propaganda film with a message — the world is turning to “color” people. The article explores the methods by which the authors of the film form such a message.

postcolonialism, orientalism, documentaries, film editing, frame
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