The work is to be 4 pages with three to five sources, with in-text citations and a reference page. This research will begin with the statement that ?n the Lion Gate films Crash, the award-winning writer/director/producer, Paul Haggis, has successfully portrayed the issues of race and gender that made a group of strangers to physically and emotionally bump into each other in Los Angeles. After a successful career in television, Paul Haggis came into making feature films and became so successful that he is known as the Million Dollar Baby. He won the Best Picture award in the 2005 Academy Awards. The screenplay has been presented by Haggis and Bobby Moresco. The movie has been made in the United States and is about several stories going on in two days at Los Angeles portraying the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America (Crash). The plot supports the social perspective that discusses racial discrimination and its effects on those who suffer from it. The filmmaker has tried to convey the message that racial discrimination should be put to an end and peace and harmony should be spread for the survival of mankind. Graham Waters (Don Cheadle) is a police detective. He abhors the fact that his drugged out mother cares more for his brother, who happens to be a thief and a street criminal, rather than him. Ria (Jennifer Esposito) is Grahams girlfriend. She is also a detective and is often angry at him for being emotionally distant from her. She also objects when he shows indifference to the fact that they belong to different races. Graham was an African-American and she was a Hispanic. .