Still killing us softly

United States, 1987

Film
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In this program, Jean Kilbourne examines images in advertising. She explores the relationship of media images to actual problems in society, such as the channelling of men and women into traditional roles and occupations, economic discrimination against women, the sexual abuse of children, rape and other forms of violence, pornography, sexual harassment, teenage pregnancy and eating disorders.

Credits

producer/director

Margaret Margaret Lazarus

production company

Cambridge Documentary Films

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37035

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Advertising - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body image

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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