The documentary, Miss Representation, by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.
The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. Watch the trailer of the movie below and then read about the results of their “Keep it Real Challenge.”
Keep It Real Success: Seventeen Creates “Body Peace Treaty”
Last week, the “Keep It Real” campaign inspired thousands to challenge mainstream magazines to publish one unphotoshopped image of beauty per issue. After reaching over 1.5 million people on Twitter with our tweets, leading a day of blogging across the web, and receiving hundreds photos of “real beauty” via our Instagram contest, today we heard the first major response to this amazing display of collective action: Seventeen Magazine has publicly pledged to never digitally alter the faces or bodies of people pictured in their magazine.