PARADIGM SHIFT Presents: 'BODY TYPED: short films on perfection'
Screening & Discussion with Jesse Epstein, Sundance-award winning Filmmaker
Presented by PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC'S FEMINIST COMMUNITY, BODY TYPED is 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 The films use humor to raise serious concerns about the marketplace of commercial illusion and unrealizable standards of physical perfection.
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*
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*
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