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? seriesBODY 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/c50XgqWET 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 FestivalTHE 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 Festival34?25?36
A look at mannequins, religion, and perfection.
SXSW, Full Frame, True/False, National PBS Broadcast on POVWhen: 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 doorBuy Tickets Now/ Limited Seating: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/117245
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This project is being executive produced by:
Judith Helfand, Wendy Ettinger, Julie Parker Benello
Produced in association with Chicken & Egg Pictures and The Fledgling FundJESSE EPSTEIN:http://www.JesseDocs.comhttp://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
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