America The Beautiful
Is America obsessed with beauty?
In a society where "celebutantes" like Paris Hilton dominate newsstands and models who weigh less than 90 pounds die from malnutrition, female body image is one of the more dire problems facing today's society. "America the Beautiful" illuminates the issue by covering every base. Child models, plastic surgery, celebrity worship, airbrushed advertising, dangerous cosmetics - no rock is left unturned.
No, this isn't the latest Tobey Kieth DVD. America the Beautiful is a 2007 documentary the focuses on the way we, the people, are programmed by the media to pursue the impossible dream of the media-created and defined definition of beauty. It focuses on the assault our visual senses receive on a daily basis on what a woman is suppose to look like, dress like and live up to.
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