Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title America the beautiful [videorecording] / Xenon Pictures and Sensory Overload Productions ; producers, Kurt Engfehr, Stela Georgieva ; written, produced, and directed by Darryl Roberts.

Imprint [Santa Monica, Calif.] : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    791.6 AME    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequeces ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation.
Language In English, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Performer Unspecified narrator(s).
Credits Editors, Charles Miller, Stela Georgieva ; camera, Michele G. Bluthenthal [and 5 others] ; music, Michael Bearden [and 5 others].
Note Originally produced as a documentary in 2007.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
Summary Every year Americans spend an average of $12.4 billion on cosmetic surgery procedures. Why are we being conditioned not to like the way we look? Award-winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five-year journey to unearth the origins and deadly risks of our nation's quest for physical perfection.
Note Special features: Cosmetic ingredients are mislabeled; Hope for eating disorders; Physiognomy with Stuart Ewen; and Boris Kodjoe and Reggie Theus on being attractive; Study guide.
Subject Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- United States.
Body image in women -- United States.
Identity (Psychology) and mass media -- United States.
Beauty, Personal -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Human body -- Social aspects -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Roberts, Darryl. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Engfehr, Kurt. Producer.
Georgieva, Stela. Producer.
Sensory Overload Productions.
Xenon Pictures.
ISBN 1597883522
Standard No. 000799809723
Music No. XE8097DVD Xenon Pictures

Available items only