Is it Important to See Movies About the Enslavement of Black People in the US?
Or is it just “Trauma Porn” to be avoided?
To this day, I have never watched the movie The Passion of the Christ. At the time the movie came out, I happened to have an active interest in trying to be Christian. So it would have been a natural development if I had wanted to check out the movie, which was receiving huge buzz and turning out big crowds.
What I think kept me away was reading reviews that were very descriptive of the action in the movie. The ordeal of Jesus —…