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8/18 WED= BODY TYPED: Films on Perfection & Discussion with Jesse Epstein, Sundance award-winning Filmmaker

From: Paradigm S.
Sent on: Thursday, July 22, 2010 3:47 AM
PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC?S FEMINIST COMMUNITY Proudly Presents

BODY TYPED short films on perfection
Screening & Discussion with Jesse Epstein, Sundance award-winning Filmmaker

part of The Tank?s ?Liberal Arts Summer School? series

BODY TYPED is a series of short films about body image, media, and cultural identity that will be combined to make a feature documentary. The films use humor to raise serious concerns about the marketplace of commercial illusion and unrealizable standards of physical perfection.

VIEW THE TRAILER http://bit.ly/c50Xgq

WET DREAMS AND FALSE IMAGES
When Dee-Dee the barber learns about the art of photo-retouching, he may never look at his ?wall of beauty? the same way again.
Short Subject Jury Award, 2004 Sundance Film Festival

THE GUARANTEE
A dancer?s hilarious story about his prominent nose and the effect if has on his career.
Best Short Film, 2007 Newport International Film Festival

34?25?36
A look at mannequins, religion, and perfection.
SXSW, Full Frame, True/False, National PBS Broadcast on POV

When: WED, August 18th
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Just outside the Feminist District
The Tank- 354 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues).
Subway: A,C,E to 42nd Street/Times Square.


Cost: $12 students/ pre-paid, $15 at door
Buy Tickets Now/ Limited Seating:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/117245

FACEBOOK INVITE: http://bit.ly/cofvXX

This project is being executive produced by:
Judith Helfand, Wendy Ettinger, Julie Parker Benello
Produced in association with Chicken & Egg Pictures and The Fledgling Fund

JESSE EPSTEIN:
http://www.JesseDocs.com
http://www.newday.com/films/Body_Typed.html
Jesse grew up in Boston, Mass. She received an MA in documentary film from NYU. Jesse was recently selected for ?25 New Faces of Independent Film? by Filmmaker Magazine. She distributes films through New Day Films, and edits the Shooting People daily bulletin.

PARTNERS INCLUDE:
The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership

PARTNERS WELCOME:
Join as a supporting organization
Subject Line: 8/18 Partner
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