300 - An Outrageously Racist Movie sign now

To: Warner Bros. Pictures Company

Cc: Zack Snyder (director)

Dear Warner Bros. Picture Company and Zack Snyder,

We, the undersigned, have created this petition to protest the outright racism inherent and apparent in your recent picture production, "300."

The production and release of such a fraudulent and historically distorted motion picture is at best unethical on the part of the director and irresponsible on the part of Warner Bros. Company, not to mention that it is a blatant violation of international human rights.

Obvious distortions in historical facts have already been explained in another petition against this movie (http://www.petitiononline.com/wpci96c/petition.html) and can be verified by anyone willing to consult the vast body of scholarly literature on the subject. The purpose of this petition, however, is to address the blatant insult, which amounted to outright racism throughout the movie, directed at not only the Persians but also all the nations of Asia, and even blacks.

We, the undersigned, do not think that it is a mere coincidence or an innocent attempt at turning Frank Miller's graphic novel into film that the mass of "Asian hordes" facing the brave 300 in the movie were depicted as retards, at times half-human half-animal, at times plague faced, and, yes, at times black. This in contrast with the impeccably gorgeous, athletic, free-spirited, and brave white men that make up the members of the "300" speaks volumes.

The offensiveness of this movie goes beyond simple portrayal of Persians or "the Persian army at the battle of Thermopylae as some monstrous savages." It has inherent in itself the manifestly undemocratic "Us against Them" rhetoric; it gives the message that the human values of reason, justice, and freedom are the monopoly of a select race while demeaning the countless achievements and contributions of other races to human civilization; it purports the subliminal symbolism of white equals reason, justice, freedom, bravery, non-white is equivalent to tyranny, mindless savagery, slavery, cowardice.

We, the undersigned, have signed this petition to voice our repulsion at such an open and arrogant insult against us, our races, our histories, our identities, and demand an immediate apology from the producers and distributors of this movie.

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  • 04 January 2016700. Stupid A
  • 30 December 2015699. Jeff R
    out right racist remarks.
  • 29 December 2015698. Jochem Singh
    a real fasist movie
  • 29 December 2015697. Saeed G
    Do not distort the truth.
  • 21 December 2015696. Dr Hamedvahdatin
    I like to be fu cked up the anus by big d icked redniks! Afterwards I lick thar penisus,,thAn we pray to allah,that he will ja ck off on us and sh1t in ouyr mouths ! then we all yell together F U CK ALLAH,THE GREAT FAG GIT GOD OF H0M0 TOWN!! Yeeh aawww!!!
  • 18 December 2015695. Shiva Valencia
    I support this petition
  • 10 December 2015694. Farzanehjoneidi Oconnell
    this is a shamefull film which is completely against reality.it s better the producers have a look at the historical books about Iran and see that the first declaration regarding human rights has been endorsed by the Cyrus the Great in 2500 years ago.
  • 10 December 2015693. Daniel Robles
    this shows the real face of western media
  • 07 December 2015692. Vahid Stanton
  • 07 December 2015691. Red N
    Dear Namdar and Niloofar, this idiot who keeps posting anti-Iran messages is just a retard, and a red-neck one at that! I wouldn't be surprised if this were done by their stupid CIA to discourage us. I mean this redneck is such an idiot that he thinks we
  • 05 December 2015690. Hafez R
    I support this petition
  • 28 November 2015689. Bratiny S
    FAGGIT A$$ PETITION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 27 November 2015688. Mehrzad M
    This is outrageous!
  • 22 November 2015687. Nazanin A
  • 21 November 2015686. Sonali Landry
    I support this petition
  • 04 November 2015685. Arsalan A
    a people who make stories as fantastically ridiculous as ancient Greek myths to invent for itself a history it never had (after all who can speak of history in US where the migration started only 300 years ago) is not qualified to even comment upon an old
  • 25 October 2015684. Duncan Velazquez
    It appalls me that people will cite moral outrage over two men kissing on screen and not bat one eye at the blatant racist and sexist themes of this movie. You have a powerful tool at your disposal with film--the most popular and immediately accessable ar
  • 18 October 2015683. Hamed Bruce
    stop the propoganda u nasty lowlife b*****
  • 14 October 2015682. Mats Delgado
    I support this petition
  • 06 October 2015681. Devonh Heath
    An absolutely racist movie. Overtly suggestive ...I mean really the persian king looks more like a sexual deviant, rather than a king, we meanwhile are treated a site of the perfect king and queen spartans. Why does artist expression have to debase itself
  • 24 September 2015680. Shamed I
    haw dus an amarikan imprugnate has wafe? aynstwer ... hie hus his firm pag dew it, or alse his duddy
  • 08 September 2015679. Shay G
    This film is disgusting and blantently racist!
  • 30 August 2015678. Maziar Galvan
    I support this petition
  • 22 August 2015677. M R
    I support this petition
  • 20 August 2015676. Brisilda Holmes
    I support this petition
  • 14 July 2015675. Ashian S
    I support this petition
  • 08 July 2015674. Nina Wise
    I support this petition

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