The Resource America the Beautiful: The Obsession with Physical Beauty & Its Costs, (evideo)

America the Beautiful: The Obsession with Physical Beauty & Its Costs, (evideo)

Label
America the Beautiful: The Obsession with Physical Beauty & Its Costs
Title
America the Beautiful: The Obsession with Physical Beauty & Its Costs
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five year journey to examine AmericaÔÇṣ growing obsession with physical beauty and perfection, unearthing its origins and deadly risks.. In America the Beautiful we see how increasingly unattainable images contribute to the rise in low self-esteem, body dismorphia, and eating disorders for young women and girls who also happen to be the beauty industry's largest consumers.. In almost 40,000 media messages a year, youthful Americans are being told that, unless you look like supermodels and rock stars, youÔÇṛe not good enough for anyone to love. In 2004 alone, Americans spent 12.4 billion on cosmetic surgery. America the Beautiful explores why Americans are spending so much money to cover up their discontent.. Ultimately, the film asks: What are the true costs of our obsession withyouth, beauty, and a slender physique? Who actually benefits from this high-priced journey towards this ideal and does it justify a nationÔÇṣ psychosis?
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by The Video Project in 2009
Language note
In English
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  • Kanopy
  • The Video Project (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
104
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  • Mass media--Study and teaching
  • Psychology
Technique
live action
Label
America the Beautiful: The Obsession with Physical Beauty & Its Costs, (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (105 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1175557
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • kan1175557
  • (OCoLC)1035140264
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
America the Beautiful: The Obsession with Physical Beauty & Its Costs, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (105 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1175557
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • kan1175557
  • (OCoLC)1035140264
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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