Tough guise 2 by jackson katz overdrive rakuten overdrive. Acclaimed antiviolence educator jackson katz argues that the epidemic of male violence that plagues american society needs to be understood and addressed as part of a. I understand the overall idea speaking out against violence and not being necessarily influenced by what is in the media, but i think the film stretched a few things. Despite the title, it is just as important for guys to watch as it is for girls. Tough guise 2 stands to empower a new generation of young men and women to challenge the myth that being a real man means putting up. Menu media education foundation educational documentary films.
California newsreel tough guise original 82 minute version. The question that really comes out of this is why are boys behaving in this way. However, when men fail to conform, they are called emotional, bitch, fag, queer, and pussy. The unf library provides access to streaming video, including collections and individual titles. Jackson katz is the creator, lead writer and narrator of the groundbreaking and awardwinning tough guise documentary series about american manhood, media and violence, produced by the massachusettsbased media education foundation. Media education foundation educational documentary films. While the social construction of femininity has been widely examined, the dominant role of masculinity has until recently remained largely invisible. Tough guise is a powerful new tool for media literacy, mass communications and gender studies as well as campus student services and violence prevention programs. Tough guise 2 is a vibrant film that challenges viewers to rethink stereotypes about manhood in order to create a better future.
In this influential and groundbreaking film, pioneering antiviolence educator jackson katz argues that we need to understand the crisis of violence in american society including school shootings, bullying, hate crimes, sexual assault, and teen. With steve austin, marlon brando, james caan, seth green. I realized a lot of this that i didnt thought affected the society as much. The guide was written to aid educators in screening the video in classrooms, community groups, workshops, etc. In the future, mef plans to offer this guide and other classroom materials in printer. Along the way, the film provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist, and homophobic messages boys and young men routinely receive from virtually every corner of the culture, from television, movies, video games, and advertising to pornography, the sports culture, and us political culture.
I enjoyed reading your discussion board this week regarding the documentary, tough guise. Tough guise by sut jhally overdrive rakuten overdrive. Its a free compilation of all documentaries posted each week, straight to your inbox. Tough guise is an hourlong documentary about the tough guy archetype in american culture. Even as the cultural ideal for womens bodies has grown thinner and thinner, the ideal for mens bodies has grown bigger and bigger. Please feel free to print out, copy and distribute this guide as long as the authors, jackson katz and jeremy earp, are acknowledged. The focus of the documentary is on the medias portrayal of women, but also covers topics like the lack of female leaders in us politics. Tough guise systematically examines the relationship between popcultural imagery and the social construction of masculine identities in the u. Tough guise is documentary that discusses the links between violence in the media and societys idea of masculinity.
In this highly anticipated update of the influential and widely acclaimed tough guise, pioneering antiviolence educator and cultural theorist jackson katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of mens violence in america. In a sweeping analysis that cuts across racial, ethnic, and class lines, katz examines mass. With the march 2020 release of the netflix documentary miniseries, tiger king. View notes tough guise by jackson katz worksheet from soc 1010 at university of toledo. Although the film is a bit dated, the problems discussed still ring true about the trouble that men are experiencing in understanding their own masculinity. From action heroes to pro wrestlers to toy action figures, the size of mens bodies has grown exponentially over time, as shown in this clip from tough guise 2. In this highly anticipated update of the influential and widely acclaimed tough guise, pioneering antiviolence educator and cultural theorist jackson katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of mens violence in america is rooted in our inability as a society to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood. In his latest film, tough guise 2, jackson katz helps us understand the violence men do to themselves and to others, and he does that more compellingly and vividly than has ever been done before. How much of what it means to be maleto seem maledo you feel is learned.
Tough guise by jackson katz worksheet sociology 1010. In the end, tough guise 2 stands to empower a new generation of young men and women to challenge the myth that being a real man means putting up a false front and engaging in violent and selfdestructive behavior. On the first day, the blueeyed children were told they were. This guide covers all of the material presented in the fulllength college version of tough guise, but is designed to work with the. Mar 08, 20 this last week i was part of a panel for gordons faculty film series for the film tough guise. Where do you think our ideas about what is masculine and what is feminine come from. There was a lot of information in this documentary. If this kind of documentary sounds interesting to you, i definitely suggest watching tough guise and tough guise 2 as well. Acclaimed antiviolence educator jackson katz examines the epidemic of male violence that plagues american society as part of a much larger, mediainflected cultural crisis in american masculinity. Jackson katzs updated film connects the dots between bullying, violence, militarism, and outdated versions of masculinity that no longer serve us well if they ever did. Oct 20, 2014 tough guise 2 stands to empower a new generation of young men and women to challenge the myth that being a real man means putting up a false front and engaging in violent and selfdestructive behavior.
In this highly anticipated, allnew sequel to the acclaimed tough guise, pioneering antiviolence educator jackson katz examines the epidemic of violence in america against the backdrop of a media culture that continues to normalize, and glamorize, violent ideals of manhood. Tough guise violence, media and the crisis in masculinity examines the relationship between the images pervasive in popular culture, and the construction of socalled masculine identities from them. Its not just in these few places like video games or movies but its in what passes for normal culture. Aug 31, 2015 i really enjoyed watching the documentary, i found it very interesting.
This is comm 288 lecture the tough guise 2 by sut jhally on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Elliott divided her class by eye color those with blue eyes and those with brown. May 15, 2014 acclaimed antiviolence educator jackson katz argues that the epidemic of male violence that plagues american society needs to be understood and addressed as part of a much larger cultural crisis. There will be a one time only showing of tough guise 2 at the bow tie criterion cinemas at greenwich plaza, 2 railroad ave on tuesday, oct. Murder, mayhem and madness the world seems to have gone joe exotic crazy. Violence, manhood, and american culture brings to light the horrid ways masculinity is constructed in the media. I love the title of it and think its really creative.
In a muchneeded update to its 1999 predecessor, tough guise 2. Among our largest and most varied collections are avon, films on demand and kanopy. Jackson katz addresses mens violence in america and media literacy in this top documentary film. It is rare that a film will cause every viewer, male as well as female, to look at masculinity with a critical eye. Download file to see previous pages movie summary on tough guise when katz asks young men to define what it means to be a man, he gets feedbacks like physical, in control, strong, athletic, stud, tough, and powerful.576 306 1416 456 1375 1584 1445 1247 112 99 1079 957 836 1533 540 1150 929 340 464 102 647 1365 205 176 267 63 813 1521 310 552 319 1218 1495 224 1031 105 1399