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The Mask You Live In (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, News | 25 January 2015 (USA)
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Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Herman Joe Herman ... Himself - Coach and Former NLF Player
Michael Kimmel Michael Kimmel ... Himself - Sociologist and Educator (as Dr. Michael Kimmel)
Caroline Heldman ... Herself - Political Scientist and Educator (as Dr. Caroline Heldman)
Tony Porter Tony Porter ... Himself - Educator and Activist
Roman Sarlo Roman Sarlo ... Himself
Mike Nelson Mike Nelson ... Himself
Cleo Cloman Cleo Cloman ... Himself
Borey Ai Borey Ai ... Himself
Nghiep Lam Nghiep Lam ... Himself
Curtis Carroll Curtis Carroll ... Himself
Tommy Winfrey Tommy Winfrey ... Himself
Ian Breckenridge-Jackson Ian Breckenridge-Jackson ... Himself
Lisa Elliott Lisa Elliott ... Herself - Neuroscientist (as Dr. Lise Eliot)
Michael G. Thompson Michael G. Thompson ... Himself - Psychologist (as Dr. Michael G. Thompson)
Nadine Burke Nadine Burke ... Herself - Pediatrician (as Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris)
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Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it. Written by Anonymous

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28 Youths were credited in order of speaking appearance, and 62 Additional Youths Interviewed, were named by first name only. See more »

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Features Iron Man 2 (2010) See more »

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Inspired
20 March 2015 | by user-246-794809See all my reviews

The movie fails to touch upon the racial dynamics, which is actually a quite important dimension of the topic. For some issues, such as fraternity, it was simply mentioned like a little bit, without going any further or deeper.

It's not perfect, but it's trying. Some people say that Fight Club is a movie that every man must watch, but I think this one might be more important for every man and woman to see. And it's not just men that live in a mask. Everyone is forced to put on a mask by all the pressure from the society, family, friends. Take off your mask. Help others take off theirs. The world would be a happier place.

I will definitely watch it again.


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