Black. White. 1 Season 2006
Amazon Instant Video
1. Hour 1 The Wurgels (Bruno, Carmen, and daughter Rose) are a white, liberal family from Santa Monica, California; and the Sparks (Brian, Renee, and son Nick) are a middle-class black family from Georgia. Both families get to know each other before they are made up…
2. Hour 2 Renee and Carmen meet with a dialogue coach in order to learn how to talk "white" and "black," respectively.
3. Hour 3 Carmen's "beautiful black creature" comment leads Brian and Renee to conclude that Carmen doesn't understand racism. As the friction builds between Carmen and Renee, Carmen turns to an outsider for insight into the black experience.
4. Hour 4 Carmen and her daughter are appalled at the chilly treatment they receive when they visit their own neighborhood in make-up. After experiencing racism on a regular basis for the first time in her life, Carmen becomes disheartened with Bruno's obstinate views.
5. Hour 5 Rose develops a crush on a friend from poetry class, describing him as beautiful and enlightened. Unable to connect with Carmen, Renee develops a friendship with another white woman which she feels transcends race. Brian takes Bruno to play dominoes with…
6. Hour 6 Nick notes that it's the last week of the project, and no one is getting along. Still concerned about Nick's fascination with the gangster lifestyle - and his general bad attitude - Renee arranges a meeting with an ex-gang member to scare him straight.
|Genres||Reality TV, Drama|
|Starring||Rose Bloomfield, Chapter Jackson|
|Supporting actors||Bruno Marcotulli, Poetri, Brian Sparks, Nicholas Sparks, Renee Sparks, Carmen Wurgel|
|Producers||Matt Alvarez, Ice Cube, R.J. Cutler, Keith Hoffman, Autumn Humphreys, Donny Jackson, Fernando Mills, Alexandra Reed, Andy Robertson, Jude Weng|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
I thought thus was a very interesting and thought provoking take on the differences between being Black and White. It helps illustrate the idea of white priviledge.Published 23 months ago by Cindy
The last episode of "Black. White." is really very powerful. There are two families, one white (the Wurgels, Bruno, Carmen and Rose) and one black (the Sparks, Renee, Brian and son... Read morePublished on July 11, 2012 by Matthew G. Sherwin
I really got a lot out of the fifth episode of "Black. White." There are two families, one white (the Wurgels, Bruno, Carmen and Rose) and one black (the Sparks, Renee, Brian and... Read morePublished on July 5, 2012 by Matthew G. Sherwin