Can we consider Django to be film that attempts to decolonize the Hollywood Western?
1. Would you say that The Searchers, critiques the frontier myth’s ‘triumphalist narratives of white European conquest? Or, would you say that it perpetuates and reinforces such narratives? Explain your response with examples from the film.
2. Decolonization is the process of deconstructing colonial ideologies of white racial superiority and privilege, and of dismantling those very structures that perpetuate the status quo and balance of power.
With this in mind, can we consider Django to be film that attempts to decolonize the Hollywood Western? Explain your response either way, with examples from the film.