This powerful video, an official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, shows the world the way the media has portrayed women and the affects it has on the millions of young women and men. One of the startling facts the trailer begins with is that American youth, on average, spend 10 hours and 45 minutes a day consuming media in some form or another.
The writer, director and producer of Miss Representation is Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a wildly capable women who has spent her entire career working to empower women, founded Girls Club Entertainment to develop and produce independent films that empower women. She is also the CEO and Founder of MissRepresentation.org a call-to-action campaign focused on the message of her film.
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