Top interracial dating films
But in "Me and Amandla would be on set and just like, 'Is this really happening?Are we scamming the studio into making an interracial love story that doesn’t talk about race?Casting director Russell Boast, who heads the Casting Society of America's Diversity and Inclusion Committee, says film is catching up to depictions that are already common on television — where Kerry Washington's "People use the term 'colorblind casting,' but this kind of coupling is just more accepted and not a plot point anymore.It's more about two people getting through the day," says Boast, who credits the change to the natural evolution of society.You just don’t see these kinds of movies all that often.And while it’s much more commonplace to see a black man with a white woman, or Latina woman and black man, or white man and Latina woman, etc etc today, I still feel that movies haven’t really captured these relationships enough.Unexpected passion ensues after her coworker sets her up on a blind date with a very blond gardener named Brian Kelly (Australian actor Simon Baker).
Their characters are much more attractive than the stereotypes they represent.Films are tackling the issue of interracial romances as a non-issue.As a black man, it’s an old, uncomfortable idea we have to move past," says Chris Witherspoon, correspondent for the movie site They see love just as love."The Pew Research Center released a study Thursday based on U. Census data showing that one in 10 married people in 2015 — about 11 million people — had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity.Today, interracial romances are commonly depicted on the small and big screen, alike. As recently as the 1960s, cinema featuring interracial love stories faced boycotts and banning in parts of the U. Despite such opposition, filmmakers persisted in developing storylines with interracial couples.Often, these movies used the trials and tribulations of racially mixed lovers as a platform to challenge racial constructs and racism generally. One of the first Hollywood productions to explore interracial romance—“Island in the Sun”— takes place on the fictional Caribbean island of Santa Marta.