MTV Attempts To Talk About Race From White Perspective
Critics say MTV’s “White People” documentary aims high but misses the mark.By Ben Lawson | July 23, 2015
MTV's "White People" was always meant to start a conversation, but the channel probably didn't intend for that conversation to be about all the documentary's flaws.
"For me, this film has been brewing since I arrived here," said "White People" director Jose Antonio Vargas.
Filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas, an undocumented immigrant from the Philippines, wanted to start a conversation about how white people felt about racism in America.