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The Codes of Gender - Identity & Performance in Popular Culture
Communication scholar Sut Jhally applies the late sociologist Erving Goffman's groundbreaking analysis of advertising to the contemporary commercial landscape in this provocative new film about gender as a ritualized cultural performance. Uncovering a remarkable pattern of gender-specific poses, Jhally explores Goffman's central claim that the way the body is displayed…
Social Media Addiction
With the rising phenomenon of social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter, constant interconnectivity with friends and family is now part of a teens daily life. However as opposed to enriching their lives, is social media just another avenue for teens to become addicted to? One of the biggest…
Beauty Mark - Body Image & the Race for Perfection (Educational Edition)
How do our families influence our relationship with our own bodies? How do American pop culture's standards of beauty get inside our hearts and heads? In what ways can sport and the drive for fitness actually make us sick rather than healthy? In this courageous, deeply personal new film, Diane…
The Illusionists - The Globalization of Beauty
The Illusionists examines how global advertising firms, mass media conglomerates, and the beauty, fashion, and cosmetic surgery industries are changing the way people around the world define beauty and see themselves. Taking us from Harvard to the halls of the Louvre Museum, from a cosmetic surgeon's office in Beirut to…
Spitting Game
Filmmaker Denice Ann Evans draws heavily on the voices of students in this powerful and timely exploration of hookup culture on college campuses. Supplementing student testimony with analysis from experts and health professionals, the film's main concern is whether hookup culture is offering young people a new and potentially liberating…
Dreamworlds 3 - Desire, Sex & Power in Music Video
Dreamworlds 3 examines the stories contemporary music videos tell about girls and women, and encourages viewers to consider how these narratives shape individual and cultural attitudes about sexuality. Illustrated with hundreds of up-to-date images, Dreamworlds 3 offers a unique and powerful tool for understanding both the continuing influence of music…
The Typewriter (In the 21st Century)
The documentary film The Typewriter (In the 21st Century) is an ode to a marvelous machine that changed the world, and the surprisingly enduring culture that valiantly attempts to preserve its legacy and save it from cultural extinction. Filmmakers Christopher Lockett and Gary Nicholson crisscrossed America to conduct over thirty…
DSM 5 Guided Collection, Vol. 2 (Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders)
Symptom Media's DSM 5 Guided Collection showcases symptoms unfolding, providing flexible and concise visual case scenarios of Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders. Introductory courses use as a visual anchor to compliment descriptions and definitions; Graduate Programs integrate as tools for analysis, discussion, assessments, and competency testing.
ICD 10 Guided Collection, Vol. 2 (Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders)
Symptom Media's ICD 10 Guided Collection showcases symptoms unfolding, providing flexible and concise visual case scenarios of Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders. Introductory courses use as a visual anchor to compliment descriptions and definitions; Graduate Programs integrate as tools for analysis, discussion, assessments, and competency testing.
ICD 9 Guided Collection, Vol. 2 (Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders)
Symptom Media's ICD 9 Guided Collection showcases symptoms unfolding, providing flexible and concise visual case scenarios of Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders. Introductory courses use as a visual anchor to compliment descriptions and definitions; Graduate Programs integrate as tools for analysis, discussion, assessments, and competency testing.
Symptom Media Collection
Symptom Media is an online mental health education and training film library. These innovative DSM 5 and ICD guided films offer visual guideposts to better understand what a particular mental health diagnosis looks like. Ranging from 30 seconds to 15 minutes, the films are currently integrated into undergraduate, graduate and…
Wrestling with Manhood - Boys, Bullying and Battering
Wrestling with Manhood is the first educational program to pay attention to the enormous popularity of professional wrestling among male youth, addressing its relationship to real-life violence and probing the social values that sustain it as a powerful cultural force. Richly illustrating their analysis with numerous examples, Sut Jhally and…