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Miss Representation (2011)

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Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.

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Himself - KTLK's Chris Baker Show (voice)
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Herself - (D-VA) Candidate for Congress
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Barbara J. Berg ...
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John Boehner ...
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Mika Brzezinski ...
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Pat Buchanan ...
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Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.

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You can't be what you can't see.

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15 April 2014 (Netherlands)  »

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Miss Escaparate  »

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Fantastic Documentation
21 June 2013 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

Excellent documentation about how women are seen in society. I know it's unfair to judge any media or source based on it itself, but from watching numerous documentation of the same subject I would consider this to be one of if not the best documentation about women in society. It addresses female stereotypes in society, which is so overlooked today. I am shocked that this documentation only has a rating of 6.9 when I came to IMDb. To be honest (and not trying to be rude, I know not everyone is the same or have the same ideas) but I assume most people that gave this film a good rating were female, and the men probably rated it quite low.

What is more disturbing than others (mostly men) speaking out against women who don't look a certain way are the silenced thoughts created from the portrayal of the media to every single person in society.

I strongly recommend this documentation.


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