Movies That Made Us is a season curated by the team behind Black Femme Film, a collective who work to create safe, positive spaces for young black women to enjoy cinema. Co-founder Stefanie Ozuo on The Truman Show: "I picked this film because I think it shows the ridiculousness of reality. At the time of its release it probably didn't know it would predict how we ingest content or see ourselves - and we all currently have Main Character Syndrome. This is an inslghtful look at modern life, ethics and media as well as how and we see ourselves in the bigger picture."
Jim Carrey's Truman Burbank is a normal guy in a normal town – who also happens to be the star of the world's longest-running reality TV show. When Truman discovers the truth about his life, he makes a bid to escape from inside the screen and out into the real world.