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Learning to live with the “other” in America Learning to live with the “other” in America

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Author(s): Mauro Eduardo Pommer

Journal: Ilha do Desterro
ISSN 0101-4846

Issue: 51;
Start page: 195;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Film comedy | Otherness | Documentary

ABSTRACT
North-American cinema may help us understand the evolution of the concept of “otherness” as a social image. In contemporary film, it is in genres such as comedy or science-fiction that one can track the state of development of this idea on a level deeper than that shown through political correctness in more idealistic film productions. North-American cinema may help us understand the evolution of the concept of “otherness” as a social image. In contemporary film, it is in genres such as comedy or science-fiction that one can track the state of development of this idea on a level deeper than that shown through political correctness in more idealistic film productions.
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