10/16/15

Film producers explain 'slave' T-shirt outrage

Director Sarah Gavron and producer Alison Owen respond to Irin Carmon's question about a controversial promotional campaign that resulted in criticism for Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan, and others. The actresses sported t-shirts displaying suffragette leader Emily Pankhurst's quote, "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave," leading many to bring up possible racial contexts behind the phrase. ... more Duration: {{video.duration.momentjs}}