Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image with Director Jenny McQuaile

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Ninety percent of women and young girls say they do not feel represented in the fashion industry or in media, and that the imagery they consume on a daily basis makes them feel “disgusting” and “less than”. The exciting new documentary Straight/Curve examines the industries and obstacles responsible for this body image crisis and showcases the dynamic leaders fighting for more diversity of size, race and age. Straight/Curve:Redefining Body Image is available to rent or buy NOW in the US from this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/straight-curve-redefining-body-image/id1327611767. Go to http://www.straightcurvefilm.com to find a link to get the film. We have also created a Conversations & Activities Kit, available to download FREE from our website, so you can have the sometimes tricky conversations about body image in the safety of your own home with your kids/sisters/friends/coworkers. The Kit comes with discussion questions and fun activities for all ages. Jenny McQuaile (Director/Producer) joins us to discuss this passion project. She is an award-winning NYC-based journalist and documentary filmmaker. She began her career in journalism in Ireland and London and moved to New York to pursue a career in film. She has worked in production on major TV series and feature films such as Steven Soderberg’s “The Knick”, “Annie”, “Blue Bloods” “About Ray” and “The Bleeder”.

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