Injustice in Film

Justice
Justice seems to have many faces
It does not want to play if my skin is not the right hue,
Or correct the wrong we long for
Action hanging off-balance
Justice is like an open field
We observe, but are afraid to approach.

We have been burned before
Hence the broken stride
And the lingering doubt
We often hide

Justice may want to play
If we have an open smile
And offer the hand of communication
To make it worthwhile

Justice has to make me see
Hear, feel.
Then I wil know the truth is like a toy
To be enjoyed or broken – Poem by Rita Joe

View a film that addresses the theme of injustice. In what ways are the character’s attitudes to injustice similar to, or different from, the attitude presented in the poem? How do the charactersdemonstrate their attitudes?

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