Australian filmmaker observes hollywood racism and its denial by the industry

September 24, 2010

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Australian Filmmaker Jan Sharp

Last month, Film Contributor Milos Stehlik of Facets Multi-media, began the occasional series Images, Movies and Race that looks at the history and impact of bigotry in media, entertainment and advertising.

And while Milos was at the Telluride Film Festival earlier this month, he bumped into a long-time colleague, Australian filmmaker Jan Sharp, and they got into a conversation about a number of industry topics, but Milos' ears perked up when the conversation turned to race.

And he thought you'd like to hear about some of what they discussed at Telluride and some of Jan's thoughts on what it's like to observe racism in Hollywood as an Australian outsider…