What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that young children will identify with Scout, but the material might be more than you would want your kid to take in. Preteens will like the story, but mature themes may be confusing for them -- a post-video discussion is advised.
- Families can talk about the prejudice depicted in the movie, which is set in 1930s Alabama.
- What has changed in the United States since the 1930s when it comes to race, and do you think racism still exists today?
- How has the media's depiction of racism and people of varying races changed over the years?
- What role can/should the media play in fighting issues like racism?