The Mask You Live In

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ken

this vid gets thoroughly rebutted> http://time.com/2974/masculinity-is-more-than-a-mask/

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Chelsea

What a fantastic and eye-opening doc. This has been on my list for some time, and I wasn't disappointed.

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william

As a child therapist I recommend this documentary to all parents to watch with their sons and daughters. So many of the kids I counsel are forced to wear this mask or be shamed and denegrated. Kids’ vulnerability needs to be expressed safely in order to be emotionally whole. Our families can ...Read more

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Milo

Another piece of modern leftist propaganda . It's sad that this is the material being shown and "taught" in colleges across the country. This documentary does not accomplish anything except showcasing and exploiting peoples personal problems in the name of social justice. It is not solving ...Read more

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Harrison

Good luck in the field of psychology my friend.

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Gerii

I'm so sorry, it's too late to save you.

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Sierra

You cannot deny that masculinity is not a social construct. Read some Michael Kimmel and get back to me.

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Brittany

So insightful. I have never met my father so in many ways I understand where the guys are coming from. Since I'm a female and it's socially acceptable for me to show my emotions, I'm guessing that's why I did not act out as much because it was okay for me to talk about. Not having someone to ...Read more

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Hannah

This documentary was truly insightful in understanding all aspects of the spectrum. By not attempting to point fingers towards who is to blame for many of the societal issues we face today, the film first focuses on the negative mental health consequences of boys being taught to repress their ...Read more

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Anonymous

I don't like how this film tried to spew the bullshit propaganda of "video games turn people into mass-murders" and I was so pissed when that one so-called "expert" totally dismissed mental illness as a reason why mass shootings happen when that is in fact one of the main causes(the 1984 mass ...Read more

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Anonymous

Very emotional because I relate even though I am female

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Anonymous

My favorite video! I watched this twice for different classes and loved it

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Anonymous

I'm a girl, and this video almost brought me to tears at least three times because it felt like I could feel what these boys feel. It really shows our counterpart's perspective. Just wow.

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Anonymous

This was a good video that helps put these issues into a perspective that is easily understood.

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Toni

This is a documentation that the DOE should mandate students to watch. The social construction, notions, and stories that were introduced in this video were compelling and arousing in a numerous amounts of ways. If we encourage more students to watch this, I'm sure that we can change a ...Read more

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daniel

I agree, yet, wouldn't that be utopian ? would't that be too good to be true?

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Anonymous

I hope that more people watch this and think about why they do the things they do and break out of these stereotypes.

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Anonymous

We hear the voices of a wide variety of boys and men struggling to find wholeness.

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Anonymous

The male side of the film Miss Representation. This is a kind of film all people should watch in order to expand our understanding of one another

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Donna

I thought it was a brilliant piece of work. It provoked my thoughts and will keep me thinking on this in the future.

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Donna

Absolutely brilliant piece of documentary. Has really made me think and makes a hell of a lot of sense. Gives me a greater understanding of why the males in my own life behave in the way they do. think I will show them this film. Thanks

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Anonymous

I could feel and see the problems, the struggles, the doing the best you can with what you have to work with and best of all I could see and feel potential solutions, ways to help, how I and those around me could make a difference. We can work together to make this a better world, a more ...Read more

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Anonymous

It was the truth spoken, and revealed the pain that a good portion of men feel, but can rarely express.

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Anonymous

More anti-male leftwing drivel.

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amie

Gives an important insight into the construction of masculinity, with reference to everyday men as well as experts. Not completely based on psychological testing, but provides examples that a wide variety of men can relate to and women can understand. Very accessible!

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