This documentary explores how the media portrays women and how that affects how women see themselves. It specifically links media portrayals with body issues and eating disorders in women. Through interviews with students and professionals, the video dives into the root of the issue to discuss how everyone can work to lessen the impact of these media portrayals.
This video was directed by Alaina, Maddie, Morgan and Taylor in the VOICES class of 2014-2015. VOICES stands for Values, Options, Issues and Choices Explored in Society. Students in the VOICES class create social issue documentaries with the guidance of teachers Delainia Haug and Laura Lanik and Teaching Artist/videomaker John Akre. To see all of this year’s VOICES documentaries, visithttp://johnakre.com/teachingartist/voices/voices14.html.