STRAIGHT/CURVE: REDEFINING BODY IMAGE
A documentary about body image and the industry leaders challenging society's unrealistic and dangerous standards of beauty.
Ninety percent of women and young girls say they do not feel represented in the fashion industry or in media, and that the imagery they consume on a daily basis makes them feel “disgusting” and “less than”.
The exciting new documentary Straight/Curve examines the industries and obstacles responsible for this body image crisis and showcases the dynamic leaders fighting for more diversity of size, race and age.
Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
Cinemark Monterey 13, 1700 Del Monte Center
Join Anna Tao for a special screening of “Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image” with a Q&A to follow on positive body image, self acceptance and self love.
Tickets are $11 and you must purchase tickets here before May 22nd to ensure this screening goes ahead!
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX – Greenville, 1029 Woodruff Rd,
Greenville, SC 29607
Join Chelsea Hester for a special screening of “Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image” with a Q&A to follow.
Tickets are $12 and you must purchase tickets here before July 2nd to ensure this screening goes ahead!
New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center Screening
Monday June 4th, 2018
AMC Dutch Square 14
421-80 Bush River Rd, Unit 80,
Columbia, SC 29210
Join The New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center for a special screening of “Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image” followed by an audience discussion and Q&A
General Admission is $11 but you must buy your ticket here before May 28th to ensure this screening goes ahead.
Vestavia Hills, AL
Thursday, July 26th, 2018
AMC Vestavia Hills 10, 1911 Kentucky Ave,
Vestavia Hills, AL, 35216
Join Cerrisa A. Brown for a special screening of “Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image” with a Q&A to follow.
Tickets are $12 and you must purchase tickets here before July 19th to ensure this screening goes ahead!
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“We want Straight/Curve to be required viewing at every public health and design school.”
– Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“Straight/Curve isn’t just another film about body image. It provides an empowering look into how to make real change in the fashion industry. These changes can have lasting effects on how women and girls see themselves. The film should be required for high school and college classrooms.”
– Gonzaga University
“In a time when our students are spending more time with media than ever before, it is crucial that they (and we) redefine beauty and reject the unrealistic standards of perfection. Straight/Curve begins this redefinition by taking a critical look at the narrow definition of beauty in the fashion industry. Viewers will leave this film feeling energized to look at themselves and the mediated world around them differently and the impenetrable fashion industry may also join in critically reassessing its values”
– Cedar Crest College
“Straight/Curve offers an inspiring portrayal of how a determined group of people can join together to fight for what’s right, even if it means having to change our whole society and fundamentally how we see the value of other people and ourselves. The film spurred a great discussion on fat activism, stigma, and health equity among the students, researchers, and eating disorders professionals who attended our screening at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.”
– S. Bryn Austin, ScD, Director, Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of Eating Disorders, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Boston Children’s Hospital
“Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image is a film that should be shown on more college campuses, exposed to larger audiences…People, especially a primary college student demographic, should be determined to learn about this issue so we as a whole can be educated and come together to stop it.”
– Her Campus at Bryant University
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