Miss Representation

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Earnest, illuminating documentary about women and the media.

NR 2012 85 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 12+

Finally...some media literacy!

A documentary that offers a wide breadth of information over the representation of women in media. It offers a media analysis of what can be perceived as upholding patriarchal structures and how this impacts how women are perceived in society. The connection of how women and girls are taught to see themselves and other women around them offers a damning portrait of how we are consistently undercutting ourselves. Necessary viewing for all who consume media, especially the young ones.
age 16+

Not Good For Viewing Without a Trusted Adult

I agree with the view that women (and girls) have been sexualized by liberal media (movies; streaming; social media). But this documentary grossly misrepresents the Christian Faith and further leads women down the path to unfulfilled, confused, lives and bitterness. I did use it to demonstrate to my strong (and feminine) daughter that character shows true beauty in girls AND boys, not physical characteristics.

This title has:

Too much sex

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love strong female characters

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