‘American Factory’

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Published February 15, 2020, 12:08 AM



Dr. Florangel Rosario Braid

Two films which won Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards dealt with Asian culture. South Korea’s “Parasite” was the first non-English language film to win the best picture in the 92-year history of the Oscars. It likewise won for best director, best international feature, and best original screenplay.  It is a satire about class inequality in South Korea.

“American Factory,” the first film from Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions focuses on what is described as “complex capitalism” and “culture clash,” and a commentary on the unpredictability of globalization. Produced for Netflix, the story examines culture, labor, class struggle, and “freedom in

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