Whom are you going to believe: Government agencies who spend enormous amounts of time and money to change public perceptions based on the latest psychological research? Or a bunch of incredibly naive viewers who think movies don't matter because they're in denial about our racist history and culture?
I don't know about you, but I'm going with the government agencies. They try to censor unfavorable messages because movies (and other forms of media) matter.
For more on the subject, see The Influence of Movies.
Below: Indians are literally the white man's burden in Windtalkers.