James Cameron’s recently released science fiction film Avatar: The Way of Water faces boycott calls from activists over the complaints of racism and cultural appropriation in the film, as reported by the
Activists are calling out Avatar 2 for Native American and Indigenous cultural appropriation and urging the viewers to boycott the sci-fi film.
The director of the film, Jams Cameron, has been accused of appropriating the cultures and histories of various indigenous cultures to satisfy his ‘white man’s saviour complex.’
Avatar: The Way of Water is a sequel to James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar which is the highest-grossing film of all time. The sequel has also managed to collect around $435 million in its first three days in theatres.
Avatar 2 stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Sigourney Weaver from its prequel while also adding Kate Winslet in the sequel. Avatar: The Way of Water is the widest release ever in cinema history.