Straight/Curve - Documentary

OC Live Presents

Straight/Curve:

Redefining Body Image

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018

@6pm in the Performing Arts Building 

 

Body Image Film photo by Anastasia Garcia

 

Filmmaker
 Jenny
 McQuaile 
joins 
us 
for 
a
 screening 
of 
her
 award-winning 
documentary
 about
 the 
pioneering
 people 
who
 are
 fighting 
to 
redefine 
society’s
 dangerous
 and 
impossible
 beauty
 standards.
 A
 discussion
 on 
body 
image
 and
 representation 
follows
 the 
film.

More info on the film here: www.straightcurvefilm.com​

 

Jenny McQuaile  

 

Jenny McQuaile is a journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker. Her latest feature film Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image premiered on EPIX in June 2017 and is now moving into educational and international distribution with ro*co films. The documentary has also been selected by the US State Department to represent the US at embassies around the world as part of the American Film Showcase program
Jenny has appeared on Good Morning America and The Today Show in the US discussing body image, as well as being interviewed in Vogue Magazine, Well + Good, Huffington Post, People Magazine, Glamour Magazine and Women and Hollywood, amongst many others.
Jenny was an Associate Producer on The World Cup Project, a TV documentary series about 11 countries around the world that use soccer for social change. She directed and edited three episodes of the series including Laces, set in Liberia, which won Best Documentary Short at the NYLA International Film Festival in 2015 and was an Official Selection at The Lighthouse International Film Festival. She co-directed the feature-length documentary Power of Play, also set in Liberia.
If you need ASL interpreting services for this OC LIVE event, please contact director Dr. Amy Edwards at aedwards@vcccd.edu seven days prior to the event and it will be provided free of charge.

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