RASISME DALAM FILM CRASH (Analisis Semiotik tentang Representasi Rasismedi Negara Multi Ras dalam Film Crash)

Sawitri, Yaninta Sani (2009) RASISME DALAM FILM CRASH (Analisis Semiotik tentang Representasi Rasismedi Negara Multi Ras dalam Film Crash). Other thesis, Universitas Sebelas Maret.

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    Racismis one of the global issues that is never ending. It brings misery whenever it occurs. This kind of issue is caught by media as the hot issue/information that should be published to public. Since film is one of media forms, itcan be used as a media for sending message about the current issues to public. Usually a film story is inspired by the actual phenomenon and Crash is one of them. This film is about racism, common phenomenon that is exist in our daily life. This topic attracts the researchers attention to learn more about it. The purpose of this research is to know more about the symbols that are used to interpret racism on Crash movie. By understanding both hidden and un hidden symbols which show racism phenomenon, we are expected to anticipate its negative impact. This researchis a kind of semiotics analysisresearch in the form of qualitative one. The data used in this researchis from some scenes of Crash movie which have correlations with racism topic. They are devided into several groups; racial prejudice, racial stereotype, racial discrimination, and racial violence. The data used in this paper is fromliteratures which are taken from sources like books, journal, articles and any other information that relatedwith the subject matter. Researcher analyses the film symbols on the selected scenes by using Roland and Barthes semiotics theory combined with literatures. There are two steps in this analysis, theya are first significance; denotation meaning on those scenes and second significance; describing the connotation meaning. There is a myth on this step. The researcher draws conclussion that “racism occurs because of prejudice, stereotype, and discrimination that lead to racial violence”. This film can send various messages or symbols that show the more complex racism. Bylearning about this film we may find that although white and black skin conflict occurs in the high portions of level, racism is not always about them. The Racism that is described on this film occurs in various levels, stages of life and also occupations; from people in the lowest level to the highest level. Racism on this film is kind of hidden racism. It is simple and close to our daily life however it still can lead to the fatal consequences.

    Item Type: Thesis (Other)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
    Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran > D4 - Keselamatan Kerja
    Depositing User: Lia Primadani
    Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2013 21:31
    Last Modified: 19 Aug 2013 21:31
    URI: https://eprints.uns.ac.id/id/eprint/10023

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