Gina Prince-Bythewood calls out Netflix for racially stereotyping her film


By theGrio

Gina Prince-Bythewood is over it.

The director came out swinging against Netflix on Twitter this week, criticizing what she calls the company’s stereotyping of her film Beyond the Lights.

Prince-Bythewood said she believes the algorithm Netflix relies on to recommend related movies for viewers is flawed. Viewers who watch Beyond the Lights, for example, are directed to check out other films with black actors.

But why not other romantic movies? That’s Prince-Bythewood’s point.

In a series of tweets, the …read more

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