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What's the D.E.A.L? Cultures&Cinema: The Help

Join the Multicultural Center’s Diversity Education team for the What's the D.E.A.L. Cultures&Cinema edition as we watch The HelpWhat is Hollywood currently getting right, and what is it still getting wrong? Join us as we explore popular cinema, representation, and diversity with popular films. We will be using Netflix Party- a new way to watch Netflix with your friends and Comet family online.

Movie Description: 

In 1960s Mississippi, Southern society girl Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns from college with dreams of being a writer. She turns her small town on its ear by choosing to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent white families. Only Aibileen (Viola Davis), the housekeeper of Skeeter's best friend, will talk at first. But as the pair continue the collaboration, more women decide to come forward, and as it turns out, they have quite a lot to say.

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Type: PG        Time: 2hr. 27min.            Topic: African American/Black History

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How to join us: *You must have your own Netflix account to participate* Registered participants will get a link 15 minutes before the event (2:45 p.m.) so you can officially join the Netflix Party. Netflix Party synchronizes video playback and adds group chat to your favorite Netflix shows suing Google Chrome. Install Netflix Party prior to the event for free:

Thursday, July 2 at 6:00pm

Online via Netflix Watch Party

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Campus & Community, Arts & Performances

Target Audience

Graduate Students, International Students, Prospective Students, Undergraduate Students


Campus Life, Diversity & Inclusion

Multicultural Center


Contact Information
Klarissa Perez
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