Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

They Didn’t Want Their Daughter To Sit Near Him, But They Were Shocked When They Learned Who He Is.

Racism and discrimination are some of the ugliest aspects of existing in modern society, and Americans are not the only ones who deal with this problem. Across the globe, different countries hold different prejudices against groups of people, and sometimes, it simply comes down to the color of their skin.

One filmmaker wanted to create something that reflected this problem in her home country of Greece. Her short film is very simple, but it makes a profound point about the consequences and damaging effects of these kinds of attitudes. See more about her film, entitled Jafar, below.

Jafar, a film shot by Greek filmmaker Nancy Spetsioti, has gone viral.

The movie was made to make a statement about racism in the country.

Jafar, a film shot by Greek filmmaker Nancy Spetsioti, has gone viral.

Nancy Spetsioti / YouTube

In the first scene, a mother, father, and daughter enter a waiting room.

Nearby, a darker-skinned man sits waiting.

In the first scene, a mother, father, and daughter enter a waiting room.

Nancy Spetsioti / YouTube

The mother quickly moves her daughter away from the man.

She makes it clear that she doesn't want to sit by the man, either. Sadly, the solo man realizes what they are doing.

The mother quickly moves her daughter away from the man.

Nancy Spetsioti / YouTube

Then, the doctor calls them all into the office.

The family are surprised to see that the man follows them.

Then, the doctor calls them all into the office.

Nancy Spetsioti / YouTube

It's then that they learn the truth.

The man will be their daughter's bone marrow donor.

It's then that they learn the truth.

Nancy Spetsioti / YouTube

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