Bryce Dallas Howard Recommends Movies to Watch That Are More Educational Than ‘The Help’
Amid nationwide protests against police brutality and systemic racism, the 2011 drama “The Help” quickly became one of the most-watched movies on Netflix.
But the film — based on Kathryn Stockett’s novel — also drew criticism for its white savior narrative.
So one of its stars, Bryce Dallas Howard, recommended other movies to watch about racial injustice that could be more educational than “The Help.”“‘The Help’ is a fictional story told through the perspective of a white character and was created by predominantly white storytellers,” Howard wrote on Facebook.
“We can all go further.”Howard, who portrayed one of the racist villains in the movie, suggested audiences check out films and television shows that better tell the stories of Black lives by other Black creators, storytellers and performers.“Stories are a gateway to radical empathy and the greatest ones are catalysts for action,” she wrote.For those looking to learn more about the Civil Rights movement,
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