The Representational Politics of Oscar Winning Movies of Obama Period

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  • Julia G

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v9i5.11065

Keywords:

War Black LGBTQ Movies, Orientalism, Hegemony, Queer

Abstract

This paper attempts to focus on Academy Awards belonging to a particular timeline, specifically during the administration Council of America's 44th President Barack Obama ( 20 January 2009 to 20 January 2017). It concentrates on the selection of movies and its themes that has been reflected in three wider sections such as war, black and LGBTQ movies. The primary objective of this particular paper is to discover the obscured and parallel politics that usher the process of selection in Academy. This paper tries to exemplify the actuality that in selecting foremost movies in the Academy entertain superior authority and their governance and also how the assessment of movies are culturally and politically biased. All discussed movies are the findings of chief objective and are primary sources that fundamentally appease its argument that  selection of Oscar winning movies are culturally and politically biased.

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Author Biography

Julia G

Post Graduate Student

Journalism and Mass Communication

Central University of Punjab

Bathinda, Punjab, India

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2021-05-28

How to Cite

G, J. . (2021). The Representational Politics of Oscar Winning Movies of Obama Period. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 9(5), 256–276. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v9i5.11065

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