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Jean Kilbourne was born on January 4, 1943 in Junction City, Kansas, USA. She is known for her work on Killing Us Softly 3 (1999), Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women (2010) and Miss Representation (2011). She was previously married to Thomas Lux. See full bio »

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 1999 Killing Us Softly 3 (Documentary short) (writer)
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 2011 Miss Representation (Documentary) (advisory board)
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  Girls! Girls? Girls. (Documentary) (post-production)
Herself - Interviewee
 2015 The Illusionists (Documentary)
 2013 Makers: Women Who Make America (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself, media critic
- Charting a New Course (2013) ... Herself, media critic
 2011 Miss Representation (Documentary)
Herself - Filmmaker - Killing Us Softly, Author and Senior Scholar Wellesley Centers for Women (as Jean Kilbourne EdD)
 2010 Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women (Documentary short)
 2008 Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture (Video documentary)
 2005 In Pursuit of Happiness (Documentary)
 2002 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 February 2002 (2002) ... Herself
 1999 Killing Us Softly 3 (Documentary short)
 1996 Once Upon a Loss: A New Look at Cinderella (Documentary)
 1987 Still Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women (Documentary short)
 1979 Killing Us Softly (Documentary short)

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She is a former magazine editor. Her "Killing Us Softly" video series on sexism in advertising was inspired by the numerous advertisements she reviewed. See more »

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