Thursday, 7 November 2019

[Terror Australis / Cultural Misappropriation / Yerma: Rural Catholic bride transforms into a muslim coloured woman with a British accent, or something] A controversial 85-year-old Spanish classic gets a modern Australian update in Yerma

A controversial 85-year-old Spanish classic gets a modern Australian update in Yerma

7 November 2019 by Ena Grozdanic
... “This is not your stereotypical role, as is most often the case when we see Muslim characters. They’re either connected to terrorists or they’re your 2D ‘cornershop’ roles. You don’t see ‘normal’ or ‘complicated’ Muslims. Our Yerma doesn’t wear a headscarf, but she does pray. She’s messy and nuanced.” ...
More cultural misappropriation at The Adelaide Review

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