Media can be instrument of change. It can maintain the status quo and reflect the views of the society or it can awaken people and change minds.
It depends on who is piloting the plane.
We live in the year 2016 and still the media landscape seems to open still almost exclusively two drawers for stereotypical men – and images of women. “If companies promote their products with naked women, I think it justified, obviously there’s Yes the market,” Ronja snapped us by Rönne once in its article “why disgusts me feminism” to. This is sad and we hope the author actually knows it. As our role model is just very strongly influenced by media formats. While the media mostly still so deeply seems to, that it really hurts while you watch in the past. That not surprised us at first of course, a few facts and figures to do so are however frightening:
In “Miss representation” goes precisely that. The documentary focuses on missing role models, antiquated role models, and the consequences of the one-sided depictions of women bring this mainstream media. Although since the ER storage radiation of this documentary in 2011 indeed a little stood (well hello, Lena Dunham, Emma Watson, Jennifer Lawrence and Yes, Disney), who has but once again turned on the TV lately and has not saved even the advertising, who knows what here is the speech. Miss representation by Jennifer Siebel – from now on Netflix. And here are the 8minütigen trailer to:
Miss representation 8 minute trailer from the representation project on Vimeo.
Collage following film poster.