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In article<anim8rfsk-911F6F.10204203012018@news.easynews.com>,
 anim8rfsk<anim8rfsk@cox.net> wrote:

> In article<ae97fbb1-c555-4439-babc-a369ff8790c9@googlegroups.com>,
>  Ed Stasiak<estasiak@att.net> wrote:
> 
> > http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/12/19/the_bafta_awards_wil...
> > _films_that_are_not_diverse_starting_in_2019.html

> > Starting in 2019, if Your Film Isn't Diverse, It Won't Be Eligible for a 
> > BAFTA Award
> > 
> > In an incredibly bold move,
> 
> There are a lot of words for this. "Bold" is not one of them.

So a movie about the Vikings now has to cast black and latino and Asian 
people as Norsemen?**

Or are films about white people just not allowed at all anymore?



**I know Marvel already did that when they turned Asgard into It's A 
Small World with swords, but I'm talking about more serious films.