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Title The illusionists / KMI presents, with the support of the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt ; written & directed by Elena Rossini.
Imprint Northampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, [2015]
©2015.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HM636 .I45 2015    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
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Subject Beauty culture -- Social aspects.
Body image -- Social aspects.
Social pressure.
Social influence -- Women.
Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films France.
Feature films Italy.
Feature films United States.
Alt Name Rossini, Elena,
Coyote, Peter,
STAL (Musician),
Media Education Foundation,
Add Title Subtitle on container and disc surface: Film about the globalization of beauty
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 54, 42 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD NTSC, region 1; widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio); Dolby digital stereo.
Note In English (with some Japanese, Italian, French) with optional English subtitles.
Performer Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Credits Producer, Elena Rossini ; associate producers, Erika Franchini, Garrett Zevgetis ; director of photography and editor, Elena Rossini ; original music, Pierre-Marie Maulini (STAL) ; music executive producer, Olivier Linglet.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Disc contains: Full educational version (54 min.) and abridged educational version (42 min.) of the film.
Summary Multi-billion dollar industries saturate our lives with images of unattainable beauty, exporting body hatred from New York to Beirut to Tokyo. Their target? Women, and increasingly men and children. The Illusionists turns the mirror on media, exposing the absurd, sometimes humorous, and shocking images that seek to enslave us.
Contents Part I: Insecurity sells -- Part II: The official body. Black & white ; Never too thin -- Part III: Brave new world. The XXX factor ; Getting them young ; Future bodies ; Agents of change.
Local Note OTTERBEIN: License restrictions: MEF- Media Education Foundation All purchased videos and DVDs are licensed for closed-circuit viewing within the institution that made the purchase. This licensing also includes satellite campus, and limited-access distance education broadcasting. In addition, all purchased videos and DVDs are licensed for classroom viewing and public screening where no admission is charged. This policy does not include “streaming” or “webcasting” MEF programs via an internet server (regardless if it’s password protected).
ISBN 1944024965
ISBN/ISSN 897952002004
OCLC # 923009032