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The Resource Killing us softly 4 : advertising's image of women, a Media Education Foundation production ; directed by Sut Jhally, (videorecording)

Killing us softly 4 : advertising's image of women, a Media Education Foundation production ; directed by Sut Jhally, (videorecording)

Label
Killing us softly 4 : advertising's image of women
Title
Killing us softly 4
Title remainder
advertising's image of women
Statement of responsibility
a Media Education Foundation production ; directed by Sut Jhally
Title variation
  • Killing us softly four
  • Advertising's image of women
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"In this new, highly anticipated update of her pioneering Killing us softly series, the first in more than a decade, Jean Kilbourne takes a fresh look at how advertising traffics in distorted and destructive ideals of femininity. The film marshals a range of new print and television advertisements to lay bare a stunning pattern of damaging gender stereotypes--images and messages that too often reinforce unrealistic, and unhealthy, perceptions of beauty, perfection, and sexuality. By bringing Kilbourne's groundbreaking analysis up to date, Killing us softly 4 stands to challenge a new generation of students to take advertising seriously, and to think critically about popular culture and its relationship to sexism, eating disorders, and gender violence"--Container
Additional physical form
Also available via streaming video.
Cataloging source
LMQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, David Rabinovitz ; editing, Sut Jhally and Andrew Killoy
Date time place
Filmed at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Dewey number
  • 659.1042
  • 659.1045/522
Language note
In English, with optional English or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
HF5822
LC item number
.K4784 2010
PerformerNote
Featuring Jean Kilbourne
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kilbourne, Jean
  • Jhally, Sut
  • Rabinovitz, David
  • Media Education Foundation
Runtime
46
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex in advertising
  • Body image in women
  • Sex role
  • Sexism
  • Advertising
  • Women in advertising
  • Documentary films
  • Nonfiction films
  • Interviews
  • Kilbourne, Jean
Technique
live action
Label
Killing us softly 4 : advertising's image of women, a Media Education Foundation production ; directed by Sut Jhally, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sequel to: Killing us softly (c1979), Still killing us softly (c1987), and Killing us softly 3 (2000)
  • "Attention: this program contains nudity and sexual themes."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Ads everywhere -- A constructed beauty -- Objectification -- Judged by looks alone -- Thinness -- Dieting -- Eating & morality -- Global impact -- Infantilization & powerlessness -- Advertising & sex -- Experienced virgins -- Consumerism & sexualizing products -- Masculinity -- Violence -- What to do?
Control code
606852641
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (45 min., 41 sec.)
Isbn
9781932869446
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
897952001311
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)606852641
System details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; Dolby Digital stereo; aspect ratio 16:9
Terms governing use
Includes public performance rights.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Killing us softly 4 : advertising's image of women, a Media Education Foundation production ; directed by Sut Jhally, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Sequel to: Killing us softly (c1979), Still killing us softly (c1987), and Killing us softly 3 (2000)
  • "Attention: this program contains nudity and sexual themes."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Ads everywhere -- A constructed beauty -- Objectification -- Judged by looks alone -- Thinness -- Dieting -- Eating & morality -- Global impact -- Infantilization & powerlessness -- Advertising & sex -- Experienced virgins -- Consumerism & sexualizing products -- Masculinity -- Violence -- What to do?
Control code
606852641
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (45 min., 41 sec.)
Isbn
9781932869446
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
897952001311
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)606852641
System details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; Dolby Digital stereo; aspect ratio 16:9
Terms governing use
Includes public performance rights.
Video recording format
DVD

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