08/20/2015 06:27 EDT | Updated 08/20/2015 08:59 EDT

Movie Posters Recast With People Of Colour

Ethnic minorities make up a full 37.4 per cent of the U.S. population.

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And 19.1 per cent of people in Canada.

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So why do our movies so often look like this ...

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Or this?


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BuzzFeed has tackled the question by casting multi-ethnic people in some of our favourite flicks.

Like "Mean Girls"

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And the French film "Blue is the Warmest Colour."

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Some movies are making progress. Like "Home."

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And "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

(NOTE: This poster was only shown at the D23 fan convention, and will not be released publicly, said ScreenCrush.)

Nevertheless, we still have a ways to go as a society. Check out the video above to see a bit more about this.

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