Friday, August 13, 2010

Wed, 8/18: BODY TYPED: short films on perfection

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 that use humor to raise serious concerns about the marketplace of commercial illusion and unrealizable standards of physical perfection.
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:

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
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
A look at mannequins, religion, and perfection.
SXSW, Full Frame, True/False, National PBS Broadcast on POV
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 grew up in Boston, Mass. She received an MA in documentary film fromNYU. 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.
Manhattan Young Democrats
NOW NYS Young Feminist Task Force
Soapbox Inc.

The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership

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