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"The Mask You Live In" Film Screening and Discussion

 

The film will be "The Mask You Live In". The latest from The Representation Project:

"The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity.

Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. These gender stereotypes interconnect with race, class, and circumstance, creating a maze of identity issues boys and young men must navigate to become "real" men.

Experts in neuroscience, psychology, sociology, sports, education, and media also weigh in, offering empirical evidence of the "boy crisis" and tactics to combat it.

The Mask You Live In ultimately illustrates how we, as a society, can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men."

 

Contact: info@menedmonton.org

http://www.menedmonton.org

See the trailer:

http://therepresentationproject.org/films/the-mask-you-live-in/

 

Presented by Chelsey Smith & Me. - Men Edmonton
 

#unmaskyeg

 


Further Details TBA, stay tuned!

Earlier Event: July 8
Alberta Men's Survey
Later Event: November 25
Alberta Men's Survey Results