How Entertainment Can Comment on Issues of Social, Political and Economic Justice

Gambling Jul 8, 2024



The art of entertainment has the power to comment on issues of social, political and economic justice – whether it’s a subtle or direct critique. From Adam McKay’s film Don’t Look Up to the novel The Help and Childish Gambino’s This Is America, entertainment provides a vehicle for presenting a narrative that hopes to initiate change.

The experience of being entertained has become strongly associated with leisure, so it’s not unusual for one to think of entertain as something fun or jovial, even though many entertainments have a more extreme purpose. This can be seen in various styles of rite, party, non secular pageant or satire for example.

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