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EVENT-”Body Typed: Short Films on Perfection”

Posted by Becca Marcus at 10th August, 2010

The Woodhull Institute is proud to partner with Paradigm Shift NYC in hosting a screening and discussion event of Body Typed, a series of short films that use humor to raise serious concerns about the marketplace of commercial illusion and unrealizable standards of physical perfection. Featuring Jesse Epstein, Sundance Award-Winning Filmmaker. Here are the details!

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18th at 6:30 pm
Just outside the Feminist District

The Tank- 354 West 45th Street (between 8th & 9th Ave.)

Subway: A,C,E to 42nd Street/Times Square

Cost: $12 students/ pre-paid, $15 at door
BUY TICKETS NOW- LIMITED SEATING

Watch the trailer and read more information after the jump.  Hope to see you there!

PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC’S FEMINIST COMMUNITY Proudly Presents

BODY TYPED short films on perfection
Screening & Discussion Featuring

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.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18th at 6:30 pm
Just outside the Feminist District

The Tank- 354 West 45th Street (between 8th & 9th Ave.)

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

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

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:
Manhattan Young Democrats
NOW NYS Young Feminist Task Force
RippleEffectArtists.org
Soapbox Inc.
The Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership
Women’s Media Center

PARTNERS WELCOME:
Join as a supporting organization
Subject Line: 8/18 Partner
Email: JWeis@paradigmshiftnyc.com

ABOUT PARADIGM SHIFT: NYC’S FEMINIST COMMUNITY:

http://www.ParadigmShiftNYC.com

Use the “F” word.
Change NYC. Change the World.

Paradigm Shift, the critically acclaimed and largest feminist event series/community group in the New York City metropolitan area, hosts monthly lectures and discussion groups to spotlight leaders in feminist thought, ranging from artists and academics to filmmakers and policy activists. TimeOut New York rated Paradigm Shift’s events “Critics’ Pick” seven times, an unprecedented honor among progressive organizations.

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About Becca Marcus

Becca Marcus has written 46 articles on this blog.

Becca is the Program Coordinator at the Woodhull Institute. She is a graduate of Vassar College with a BA in Media Studies and a correlate in Women's Studies. Becca is interested in Remix Video, collaborative technology, and Feminist community building.

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