Squashing African male stereotypes
Watch four Kenyans set the record straight about Hollywood stereotypes of African men
Looking for a conversation starter? Check out this video clip by Films for Action, an online portel of more than 3,000 free films and videos. It’s a lighthearted look into the real world of Africans, not the image depicted in Hollywood films.
Gabriel, Benard, Brian and Derrik — four average Kenyan men — clarify misleading stereotypes following a similar video initiative by San Francisco-based Mama Hope. They say: “If people believed only what they saw in movies, they would think we are all warlords who love violence.”
Watch the video at filmsforaction.org.