7.6/10
2,076
17 user 5 critic

The Mask You Live In (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, News | 25 January 2015 (USA)
Trailer
3:08 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Prime Video

Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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.

Directors: Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Kimberlee Acquaro
Stars: Pat Mitchell, Jackson Katz, Jim Steyer
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The Great American Lie is a documentary film that examines how a US value system built on the extreme masculine ideals of money, power and control has glorified individualism, ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Stars: Linda Darling-Hammond, Ruby De Tie, Nicholas Kristof
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971.

Director: Mary Dore
Stars: Chude Pamela Allen, Alta, Judith Arcana
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.

Director: Kirby Dick
Stars: Andrea Pino, Annie Clark, Claire Potter
Documentary | Drama | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

From ticket-fixing in our police departments to test-score scandals in our schools, from our elected leaders' extra-marital affairs to financial schemes undermining our economy, dishonesty ... See full summary »

Director: Yael Melamede
Stars: Dan Ariely
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Feminists: What Were They Thinking? takes aim at our current culture revealing all too vividly the urgent need for continued change.

Director: Johanna Demetrakas
Stars: Laurie Anderson, Phyllis Chesler, Judy Chicago
The True Cost (2015)
Documentary | Drama | News
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The True Cost is a documentary film exploring the impact of fashion on people and the planet.

Director: Andrew Morgan
Stars: Livia Giuggioli, Stella McCartney, Vandana Shiva
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Roland's girl problems are all in his head. Which is another problem. While in Las Vegas attending the wedding of an unrequited love interest a young man magically comes face to face with ... See full summary »

Director: Emmett Loverde
Stars: Juliet Grainger, Jill Nicole Kuirsky, Douglas Leal
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.

Director: Stanley Nelson
Stars: Blair Anderson, Omar Barbour, Julian Bond
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Indian women fight the stigma surrounding menstruation and begin manufacturing sanitary pads.

Director: Rayka Zehtabchi
Stars: Ajeya, Anita, Gouri Choudari
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

How might your life be better with less?

Director: Matt D'Avella
Stars: Dan Harris, Ryan Nicodemus, Rick Hanson
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Every era gets the drug it deserves. In America today, where competition is ceaseless from school to the workforce and everyone wants a performance edge, Adderall and other prescription stimulants are the defining drugs of this generation.

Director: Alison Klayman
Stars: Eben Britton, Dr. Wendy Brown, Anjan Chatterjee
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Herman Joe Herman ... Himself - Coach and Former NLF Player
Michael Kimmel Michael Kimmel ... Himself - Sociologist and Educator (as Dr. Michael Kimmel)
Caroline Heldman ... Herself - Political Scientist and Educator (as Dr. Caroline Heldman)
Tony Porter Tony Porter ... Himself - Educator and Activist
Roman Sarlo Roman Sarlo ... Himself
Mike Nelson Mike Nelson ... Himself
Cleo Cloman Cleo Cloman ... Himself
Borey Ai Borey Ai ... Himself
Nghiep Lam Nghiep Lam ... Himself
Curtis Carroll Curtis Carroll ... Himself
Tommy Winfrey Tommy Winfrey ... Himself
Ian Breckenridge-Jackson Ian Breckenridge-Jackson ... Himself
Lisa Elliott Lisa Elliott ... Herself - Neuroscientist (as Dr. Lise Eliot)
Michael G. Thompson Michael G. Thompson ... Himself - Psychologist (as Dr. Michael G. Thompson)
Nadine Burke Nadine Burke ... Herself - Pediatrician (as Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris)
Edit

Storyline

Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | News

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Máscara Em Que Você Vive See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

End card: «This film is dedicated to all of the boys and men we know and love who inspire us daily with their courage and conviction to stay true to themselves.» See more »

Connections

Features Gladiator (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Glory and Gore
Written by Lorde (as Ella Yelich-O'Connor) and Joel Little
Performed by Lorde
Courtesy of Lava Music
Under licence from Universal Music Enterprises
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Incredibly eye-opening!
17 October 2016 | by keenan-91588See all my reviews

This documentary is fantastic! As a woman, I never really considered this perspective. I never realized the struggles men face on a daily basis. I realize now how the mass media, marketing, and society put so much pressure on men. I'm very glad I saw this film and am much more understanding of what men go through. The statistics in this film were shocking to me. I had heard stories from male friends that these problems existed but so much of it is viewed as normal and swept under the rug. This film sheds light on how as a society we shame men into being what we think is easier to compartmentalize instead of giving them the social freedom they so much deserve. I don't think I would have watched this had it not been recommended to me, but I'm so thankful I did. I wish all parents would watch this so that their sons don't have to go through these hardships.


18 of 39 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 17 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed