MISS...OR MYTH?

MISS...OR MYTH?

    Price: $310.00

    Code: 1656
    Format: DVD

    Examines beauty pageants and the images of women they promote, allowing both pageant supporters and protestors to express their viewpoints. The film focuses on the Miss California Beauty Pageant and the emotionally charged debate that has occurred in recent years. It features rare archival footage of Miss America and Miss California pageants dating back to the 1920s as well as contemporary footage of recent pageants. The film also features interviews with Pageant contestants and officials, feminist authors and protestors.

    Produced by Geoffrey Dunn, Mark Schwartz and Claire Rubach
    1986, 60 minutes
    Purchase: $310 Classroom Rental: $125

    * Red Ribbon, American Film Festival
    * Gold Apple, National Educational Film Festival
    * Best Documentary Feature, Palo Alto Film Festival
    * Director's Choice, Monterey Film Festival
    * Gold Plaque, Chicago Film Festival

    "...examines both sides of an explosive argument in a fair manner...A good discussion starter for college/adult groups."--Library Journal

    "Dramatizes the social-political-theoretical questions in a fun way."--Los Angeles Weekly



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