How Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Hit The Zeitgeist & Captured The Country’s Current Political Climate – The Contenders

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During a year when the leading Republican presidential candidate won the head office off an inflammatory rhetoric and a groundswell of bigoted hate group support, along comes a Disney movie that promotes equality and battles fear-based sentiment. Animated films take years to make, so how did the filmmakers behind Zootopiawhich just notched a Golden Globe nomination for best animated film today– know that Donald Trump would reign supreme in 2016? Producer Clark Spencer