The Mask You Live In

4-19-2016 - 4-19-2016
Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Location: Harry Stern and Ella Stern Cultural Center

Many people want the support and companionship that comes with being in a relationship, but not every relationship is healthy or positive. Sometimes it takes a friend to see that one person is being hurt and the relationship is unhealthy. As friends, we have a responsibility to watch out for each other.

When you see a RED FLAG, say something.

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.

Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. These gender stereotypes interconnect with race, class, and circumstance, creating a maze of identity issues boys and young men must navigate to become “real” men.

The Mask You Live In ultimately illustrates how we, as a society, can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men.

- See more here.

The film will be followed by a short discussion panel.

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