Remember the Titans is an excellent example of a group that is able to set and achieve superordinate goals through their interdependence. Because the film is set during the integration of schools, there are severe racial divides between the players who try out for the football team. Through the leadership of the newly-hired Coach Boone, the players are taken to training camp and naturally segregate themselves. It is not until later at the camp that the players begin to learn about one another in meaningful ways and befriend one another. However, the players face not only the challenges of the game, but also cultural divides and racist peer influences. Once they return from camp, the players are forced back into their own cultures and have a hard time clinging to their new relationships. Julius and Gary, two football players, are actually the characters who call a team meeting without the coach's knowledge to reestablish their communal goals. It is at this point in the film that the team truly becomes a whole for the good of the team and not simply at the request of the coach. Through their interdependence, they form strong personal bonds and are able to play better as a team and are able to win the state championship game. Thus, the football team in Remember the Titans is a symbolic testament to what can happen when a group of individuals is focused on common interests and goals.