White Behavior In Avatar

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Another film that has white savior elements to it is Avatar, (2009) which is an epic science fiction film that tackles broad social issues such as military occupation, corporatism, imperialism, racism, ethics, and environmentalism. Avatar takes place in a fictional world called Pandora, a planet rich in natural resources, the most important of which is a fictional mineral called unobtanium. The film takes places years after failed corporate attempts to subtly persuade the local indigenous population, called the Na’vi, to relocate to a less desirable locations on the planet. Corporate greed eventually leads to the head of the major corporate enterprise turning to the military for help in relocating the Na’vi who occupy locations rich with desirable

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