the Iconic film “gone with the wind”, filmed in 1939, fell victim to the ensuing U.S. protests triggered by the death of the African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis.
the filmmakers were accused of “romanticizing slavery” and pointed to the discrepancy between present estimates of the history of the civil war and slavery. That was enough to make HBO Max took the decision to remove the movie from my collection. However, this decision did not suit all. In the end, “gone with the wind” will reappear in the catalog of the online cinema, however the film will accompany a short lecture explaining the “historical context”.
On the return of the film adaptation of the novel of Margaret Mitchell told the publication Entertainment Weekly. However, it did not specify when it would happen. But it became known who will read the introductory explanation. This senior role entrusted to a Professor of cinematography at the University of Chicago and TV presenter Jacqueline Stewart.
she, like many others concerned with the issues of racism and racial re-education. The answers it offers to search in books and movies. Classical works, in her view, have much to teach modern man.