Remember The Titans

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"Remember the Titans" (2000) is an allegory about racial harmony, harnessed to the formula of a sports movie. Triumph over racism and victories over opposing teams alternate so quickly that sometimes I’m not sure if I'm cheering for liberality or touchdowns. I was touched by a scene near the end where an injured white player, who in the beginning said he would not play with blacks, now only wants his black "brother" in the hospital room. Realistically life is never this easy, but then that's what the movies are for—to ameliorate on life, and give it the impression of form and purpose. Racial discrimination and football is the background set for the clash of leadership styles and personal perspectives that each man must learn and grasp from each other in order to become a winning and successful team.…show more content…
At least that’s what the filmmakers accountable for Remember the Titans expect viewers to believe. One character acclaims this simplistic theme by proclaiming that the Titans, an integrated high school team in Virginia, "taught this city how to trust the soul of a man, instead of the look of one." Racism is defined as the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to differentiate it as inferior or superior to another race. It is a characteristic that some people still posses until today. But the true story of the titans is one to be remembered. It was the beginning of the end of
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