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A non-white Christmas?

Are there Christmas/holiday films or TV specials that star non-white protagonists? I was watching a holiday ad for The Criterion Collection on Hulu and was nonplussed at how white the casts are for all the classic holiday films. I mean, I have a soft spot for Home Alone as a child of the Chicago suburbs, but I'd love to show nieces and nephews and cousins more than whitebread suburban holiday cheer. Are there Christmas films featuring people of color (foreign or American) you would recommend? And if foreign, hopefully subtitled? I can poke around for Korean films, but am otherwise linguistically stuck with the English language.
posted by spamandkimchi on Dec 13, 2013 - 23 answers

Coming home for Christmas film?

Can you help me identify the following film from my mother's description. It's so I can buy it for her partner's Christmas present. She said 'P loves that corny film about someone trying to get home for christmas'. What film is she thinking of?
posted by plonkee on Dec 13, 2012 - 15 answers

Holiday viewing to distract and entertain

What are some awesome movies that just happen to be set around Christmas? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Dec 21, 2011 - 67 answers

An inappropriately timed Christmassy film question

Can you help me name this movie which sounds like it might be Babes In Toyland or an adaptation of The Nutcracker -- but probably isn't? [more inside]
posted by sleepcrime on Feb 12, 2010 - 4 answers

Christmas movies set in NYC

Christmas/Holiday/Winter movies set in NYC? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Dec 6, 2009 - 22 answers

What are some good Christmas movies?

What are some good Christmas movies? [more inside]
posted by Nick Fisher on Dec 1, 2007 - 43 answers

Searching for a Disney Santa Short on DVD

I'm trying to find a copy of a favorite Disney Christmas-themed short (B&W, probably from the '20's or '30's, featuring a very jolly Santa and lots of little kiddies) on DVD. Problem is, we don't know the title or anything else about it -- can you help ID this film? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Nov 8, 2007 - 4 answers

What was this movie?

I'm trying to find the title of a movie about a child dying of cancer who's father gives him a wish (More inside) [more inside]
posted by lucien on Dec 5, 2004 - 3 answers

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