New ‘Borat’ Film Opens with Blackface Content Warning from Amazon

New ‘Borat’ Film Opens with Blackface Content Warning from Amazon
Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat” sequel opens with a blackface content warning from its distributor, Amazon Studios. The mockumentary’s content warning points out the film’s depictions of “sexuality, drug use, foul language, nudity, blackface” — basically about what you’d expect from a “Borat” film.

Less than five minutes into “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” Borat (Baron Cohen) makes a joke about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s blackface. In the film that picks up 14 years after the original, Borat is plucked from the Gulag labor camp and brought to Kazakhstan’s president, who tells Borat that America has been “ruined by an evil man who stood against all American valued, His name? Barack Obama.”

When Borat replies, “This led to other Africans becoming political leaders,” the movie cuts to a photo of Trudeau dressed as Aladdin in blackface. The image, published by Time magazine in 2019, was taken at an Arabian
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