The Mask You Live In – Film Screening

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Date(s) - 03/09/2015
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cardinal Room, SCE


Compared to girls, research shows that boys in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with a behavior disorder, prescribed stimulant medications, fail out of school, binge drink, commit a violent crime, and/or take their own lives. The Mask You Live In asks: As a society, how are we failing our boys? –The Representation Project

Join the Reimagining Masculinity Initiative at UIC as we screen and hold a reception for this new documentary film. The Mask You Live In is one narrative that explores ideas of masculinity and the socialization of young boys.

Screening & Community Dialogue Schedule:
4:00 – 4:30pm Reception & Networking
4:30 – 6:15pm Welcome & Film Screening
6:15 – 7:00pm Community Dialogue

To RSVP to the reception and film, visit
If you have any questions, call (312) 413-1025 or email

Special thanks to the UIC Centers for Cultural Understanding & Social Change and Honors College for their support in creating the Reimagining Masculinity Initiative; and to the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos (CCSL) and Movement Against Sexual Violence (MASV) for co-sponsoring this collaborative project.