Project Greenlight: Matt Damon Explains to Effie Brown What Diversity Is –
Matt Damon isn’t racist, the system is; ‘Project Greenlight’ proves it.
Last night was the fourth season premiere of HBO’s Project Greenlight—a Matt Damon and Ben Affleck passion project where they give first time filmmakers the chance to make a movie.
Jezebel: Matt Damon interrupts Effie Brown in an attempt by a white man to explain to a black filmmaker exactly what diversity is. “When we’re talking about diversity you do it in the casting of the film not in the casting of the show.” Meaning, that they don’t have to hire any diverse filmmakers on Project Greenlight as long as they throw a few women and black people on screen. Read more…
Matt Damon speaking over the only black person in the room so he can explain diversity to her is SO WHITE it hurts pic.twitter.com/iaQStYZ0ij
— Glen Coco (@MrPooni) September 14, 2015