Fashion Culture: Straight/Curve Film Discussion

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Title
Fashion Culture: Straight/Curve Film Discussion
Contributor Names
McQuaile, Jenny
Rollins, Meredith
Date
2018-04-10
Description
On April 10, 2018, MFIT hosted a screening of Straight/Curve, an exciting new documentary that examines the body image crisis. Ninety percent of women and young girls say that they feel unrepresented in the fashion industry and that the imagery they consume daily makes them feel "disgusting" and "less than." The film showcased fashion leaders who are fighting for more diversity of size, race, and age. After the screening, director Jenny McQuaile and Meredith Rollins, editor in chief of Redbook magazine, discussed topics addressed in Straight/Curve.
The Museum at FIT (MFIT) is the only museum dedicated exclusively to the art of fashion in New York City.
Type
Moving Image
Subject
Body image in women
Body image in girls
Documentary films
Fashion
Psychological aspects
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This video was produced by the Fashion Institute of Technology ("FIT") and is the property of FIT. FIT expressly prohibits the copying, displaying, or uploading to a website of any portion of this video, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright laws, without express written permission from FIT. This video has been made available online by the Fashion Institute of Technology Gladys Marcus Library strictly for research and educational purposes. If you are the copyright holder for content in this video and have any objections to this work being made available online, please notify us immediately at [email protected].
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FIT Repository ID: aod_000480

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Fashion Institute of Technology. (2018, April 10). Fashion Culture: Straight/Curve Film Discussion [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23319
Fashion Institute of Technology. "Fashion Culture: Straight/Curve Film Discussion." Archive on Demand, 10 Apr. 2018, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23319
Fashion Institute of Technology, "Fashion Culture: Straight/Curve Film Discussion," Archive on Demand, April 10, 2018, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/23319