Critical Response to the film "Remember the Titans".

Essay by powerpointHigh School, 10th gradeB+, June 2007

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"Remember The Titans" is a film text, centered by the issue of the injustice of a person’s race and how it is triumphantly overcome. It is an uplifting story how an American town, Alexandria, conquered overwhelming resentment, friction and disharmony brought on by racial discrimination and mistrust. The town is further thrown into chaos, as protests rage over the killing of an African-American youth and then the integration of the major local High school; T.C. Williams. The integration lead to the demotion of a much loved and highly successful head coach of the school state football team by the name of Bill Yoast, the job's new occupancy went to an African-American by the name of “Coach Boone”, who ultimately suffers injustice because of his race and the fact he was replacing a white coach which brought chaos to the white community.

The injustice displayed in the film “Remember the Titians” can be seen numerous amounts of times.

“Coach Boone” sets a wonderful example of the town learning to trust each other and work together and shows the boys a funeral where “people had died fighting the same fight people are still fighting today” and the injustice of this situation to everyone. The film shows justice can be achieved on earth if people learn to respect each other. This barrier is overcome when one of the black teammates refuses to protect his white teammates because they wont block for the black teammates, they are made to spend time with each other and learn about each others culture which ultimately they learn to respect each other no matter what race or where they came from. This lead to friction in the community and the boys parents wanting “Coach Boone” fired because of the communities outrage that the highs school...